The closest ‘Pick Up’ location for your hired campervan is Tauranga.
Napier is only a 3 hour and 30 minutes (288 kilometer) drive south of Tauranga.

Affordable Campervan Hire in Napier

Visit the city of Napier in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay for a unique and enjoyable experience. One of the best ways of exploring New Zealand is by campervan, and in Napier, you’ll find that you will be able to travel quickly and easily from one location to another with little difficulty, as well as exploring other areas of New Zealand too. Napier is located 320 kilometres North East of the capital city of Wellington, but even with this long distance, it’s still possible to travel there with either our campervan hire, Wellington service or our closer Tauranga campervan rental options. With a population of 58,800, Napier is not the busiest city in New Zealand, but it is filled with all kinds of great activities and sights for you to discover using your campervan as a base.

Your Amazing Napier Campervan Adventure Starts Here

Now you have decided to look into campervan hire for your stay, you should let My Campervan™ help you to find the best motorhomes available near Napier and the surrounding areas. Many of the campervans available have additional facilities such as showers and picnic tables, to help ensure your stay is enjoyable in Napier. Among the many options that you’ll have when you use our useful search feature, you will be able to enter dates and budget to compare campervans available, and your nearest pickup point.

When you choose motorhome hire as your base in Napier, you’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits that this form of transport and accommodation in one has to offer. You can you can take all the things you can’t live without and you don’t have to record your favourite TV programmes before your trip starts as most campervans have a TV. You can take all the comforts of home, hang about longer at places you like and simply avoid the places you don’t wish to visit.

Motorhomes combine living accommodations and travel in one package meaning that you have two large expenses rolled into one low-cost solution. Affordable holiday parks such as Westshore Holiday Park, Kennedy Park Top 10 Resort and the Bayview Snapper Holiday Park don’t add a significant cost to your trip if you want more luxury.

Fun Things to do Near Napier in your Hired Campervan

Try more activities when you hire a campervan for your trip to Napier. For example to learn about the town, you can visit the National Aquarium of New Zealand or take a guided Art Deco tour of the town, joining thousands of people who have walked the tour each year. Or, another great family activity is to go cycling at the Takaro Trails.

Many wine fans like to take a tour of New Zealand’s oldest winery located in Napier – Mission Estate Winery, or you can learn about trades in the area when you visit the Classic Sheepskins. Here you’ll see the world’s finest sheepskin rugs, tanned and manufactured into premium products for your comfort and enjoyment from New Zealand’s leading sheepskin tannery.

The second-longest highway in the New Zealand’s North Island, after State Highway 1 is State Highway 2, which runs the length of both of the country’s main islands. It runs north-south, connecting the outskirts of Auckland and Wellington via Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, and Napier and Hastings in Hawke’s Bay.

Along the coast, tourists enter Napier by State Highway 2. It consists of a two-lane single carriageway for most of its length with property accesses and intersections. State highway 2 has two short spurs, State Highway 2A and State Highway 2B. State Highway 2A runs for 3.8 kilometres from State Highway 2 through Tauranga as 15th Avenue and Turret Road to the junction with State Highway 29 at Maungatapu. State highway 2B runs for 4.1 km from State Highway 2 at Napier Airport to State Highway 50 at Taradale. This forms the northern part of the Hawke’s Bay Expressway.

From Taupo, your motorhome can enter Napier by State Highway 5, which is the second shortest of New Zealand’s eight National Highways. It extends from State Highway 1 at Tirau, on the plains of the Waikato River, to State Highway 2, close to the Hawke’s Bay coast at Bay View and 10 kilometres north of Napier. Distances are measured from north to south.

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Drive Your Motorhome through Napier’s History

Napier is a New Zealand city with a seaport, located in Hawke’s Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island. Napier is well known as the nexus of the largest wool centre in the Southern Hemisphere, and it has the primary export seaport for northeastern New Zealand. The city is a popular tourist destination, with a unique concentration of 1930s Art Deco architecture.

Napier and Hastings are often called ‘The Twin Cities’ or ‘The Bay Cities’ of New Zealand. The town was named to honour Sir Charles Napier, a military leader during the ‘Battle of Meeanee’ fought in the province of Sindh, India.