Cheap Campervan Hire in Greymouth

By choosing campervan hire in Greymouth you’ll be able to explore this beautiful and interesting town better, and not only can you use your motorhome hire to explore Greymouth town, you’ll be able to see the rest of what New Zealand’s West Coast has to offer. The town has a population of 10,100, and you’ll enjoy mixing with the locals in this warm, welcoming town. There are all kinds of fun activities to try during your stay, and as Greymouth is located conveniently, 20 kilometres north of Highway 73, you’ll even be able to take the most direct route to Christchurch if you’d like to visit this wonderful city during your stay in New Zealand.

Your Amazing Greymouth Campervan Adventure Starts Here

When you plan your holiday in a campervan in Greymouth, you’ll be able to use My Campervan™ to find the best deals on motorhomes in the Greymouth area. The choices that you’ll find when you use our website ‘search’ option will be tailored to suit your needs, dates of your trip and your budget.

There are lots of reasons for hiring a campervan for your trip to Greymouth over and above hotels or holiday lets. There are not many ways to travel that are as fun or convenient as travelling in your caravan rental, when you want to explore New Zealand a little from your Greymouth base.

Having your own personal surroundings means that can choose stop and relax where you like with your travelling companions without having any disturbances and you don’t have to worry about where the next hotel room will be. If you prefer the additional comfort and security of a campsite or motorhome park base, you’ll find the Greymouth Seaside Top 10 Holiday Park, Rapahoe Bay Holiday Park, South Beach Motel & Motor Park, Karamea Holiday Park and the Glentanner Park at Mount Cook offering a range of different facilities.

A campervan allows you to pack and transport as much as you want to bring on the trip and you don’t need to worry about re-packing every time you want to move to another location. This is also great if you don’t like travelling light, or you want to travel for a while. Your campervan rental also allows you to choose a perfect dining location, and as you will have kitchen facilities and usually a bench and table, you can eat your meals al fresco in your Greymouth ‘garden’ or snug in the warmth of your accommodation if the weather turns. With your motorhome rental in Greymouth, you’ll feel as though you’re sightseeing from the comfort of your own home, and you’ll save a lot of money too.

Things to do with your Campervan Hire in Near Greymouth

When you come to Greymouth you’ll be able to enjoy all kinds of great activities during your stay. With your motorhome hire based in Greymouth you can enjoy even more activities than you’d be able to if you were staying in regular accommodation.

You can visit the Monteith’s Brewing Company. This popular brewery has been proudly serving the coast since 1868. Sample some of the brew and stumble back to the comfort of your campervan in Greymouth after your tasting session. Remember to check it is ok to park there before your Brewery trip as you might not be able to move your motorhome for a while afterwards!

You can enjoy a go-kart and quad-bike adventure through 300 acres of West Coast rainforest and farm. This is suitable for all ages and is lots of fun. Or go trout fishing at the West Coast Rivers and lakes and take scenic helicopter flights over the region

When you drive your campervan to the nearby Shantytown, just 10 kilometres from Greymouth, you’ll discover fascinating stories about New Zealand and experience a recreated gold-rush village.

State Highway 7 is a major New Zealand State Highway that crosses the Southern Alps to link the West Coast Region with Canterbury, and to form a link between the South Island’s two longest highways, State Highway 1 and State Highway 6. You will be able to easily access it in your motorhome from Greymouth and visit nearby locations too. The east end of the highway is found at Waipara and the west end is at Greymouth. From Reefton, the highway turns southwest, following the course of the Grey River to within two kilometres of its mouth at Greymouth, where State Highway 7 terminates at its junction with State Highway 6.

The main road between Greymouth and Christchurch in the South Island goes right through the park and the village of Arthur’s Pass. It winds and bends in places and is one of the country’s most scenic routes. It is a short two-hour drive from Christchurch in the east, and about one and half hour’s drive from Greymouth on the west coast. You will be able to access it quite easily from Greymouth. It is mainly two lanes, with some single-lane bridges north of Springfield but is mostly dual carriageway in Christchurch with some sections of the road currently being upgraded to motorway status.

State Highway 6 is a major New Zealand State Highway that enables you to travel from the north eastern corner of the South Island, along the west coast and then across the Southern Alps through inland Otago to the Island’s south coast. The highway is the longest single highway in the country, and for most of its length State Highway 6 is a two-lane single carriageway. You should use this highway for a scenic and pleasant journey in your campervan from Greymouth.

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Take Your Motorhome through Greymouth’s History

If you choose to hire a campervan in Greymouth for your visit, you will stay among some of New Zealand’s most interesting historical areas, which you might note are similar to the history you will find if you hire a campervan in Queenstown or other surrounding areas in New Zealand.

Greymouth is the largest town in New Zealand’s West Coast region. It was once called Mawhera or ‘Wide Spread River Mouth’ by the Maori until the first European discovered the site 1846. The nearby Grey River was named after the 19th century New Zealand politician Sir George Grey and the town was given a similar name.

Greymouth has a history of gold and coal mining, although when the mining industry started to decline, forestry became the new staple industry.