Home | See all 66 New Zealand itineraries
20 Days North and South Island Motorhome Itinerary
This Motorhome/RV itinerary gives you the freedom to explore new Zealand`s beautiful and varied land. With the addition of overnight stays in hotels at the start and end of your Motorhome/RV tour, plus pre-booked campsites. This is a relaxed way of discovering the contrasting landscapes of New Zealand.
Share |
19 Nights from $4,264 w/air, hotel & air taxes*
This sample price includes ALL air taxes & fuel surcharges: priced within the past 7 days for arrival on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, departure from Washington Dulles Intl. Choose your own departure city and dates.
This 19 night sample itinerary includes:
  International round-trip airfare
  Flight into Auckland and out of Christchurch
  Full Motorhome/RV insurance cover
  Pre-booked campsites and accommodation throughout
  North Island: 1 night Auckland/1 night Coromandel/1 night Waihi Beach/1 night Rotorua/1 night Taupo/1 night Napier/2 nights Wellington
  South Island: 2 nights Nelson/1 night Greymouth/2 nights Franz Josef/2 nights Queenstown/2 nights Te Anau/1 night Dunedin/1 night Christchurch
  Rotorua 5 Star Attraction pass
  Ferry Crossing Wellington - Picton
  Accommodation in an apartment in Queenstown
  Milford Sound guided Coach/Cruise/Coach tour
Price history for this itinerary (past 14 days):
From Dallas Ft Worth, TX for 19 nights
$6,860 * incl.tax
From Seattle, WA for 19 nights
$5,618 * incl.tax
From Washington Dulles Intl for 19 nights
$4,263 * incl.tax
Related Itineraries:
Related Cities:
Auckland (64)  Christchurch (28)  Coromandel Peninsula (3)  Dunedin (4)  Franz Josef (8)  Greymouth (7)  Napier (5)  Nelson (3)  New Zealand (72)  Queenstown (25)  Rotorua (21)  Taupo (4)  Te Anau (4)  Wellington (12)  
Subscribe to our mailing list:
and receive our latest deals!
Auckland
Arrive
Category
Day 1: No driving today, relax and prepare for a great trip
Arrive into Auckland and take a bit of time out to recover from the flight by staying at an Auckland Airport hotel.
Overnight: Hotel Holiday Inn Auckland Airport

Day 2: Auckland/Coromandel (168km)
Pick up your United Motorhome/RV from the depot where you will get a thorough briefing and orientation of the vehicle. First stop after leaving the depot is recommended at the airport Foodtown where you can stock up with supplies at the airport shopping complex, then you're ready to hit the road. Take a leisurely drive to the picturesque town of Coromandel this afternoon.
Overnight: Shelley Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

Day 3: Coromandel/Waihi Beach (175kms)
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Coromandel, visit hot water beach and travel to Waihi Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula, a favorite holiday spot with kiwis.
Overnight: Waihi Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

Day 4: Waihi Beach/Rotorua (218km)
Travel to Rotorua, spend the afternoon making use of your 5 Star Attraction pass that allows you to experience 5 of Rotorua's top attractions.
Overnight: Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park - this Holiday Park has a great feature of onsite thermal pools
that you have the use of.

Day 5: Rotorua Sightseeing & Rotorua/Taupo (80km)
Spend the morning enjoying Rotorua and attractions, then travel to Taupo and overnight at a Taupo Holiday Park in a Tourist Cabin, giving you a chance to stretch the legs outside of the motorhome/RV and you can enjoy a soak in the onsite thermal pools.
Overnight: Taupo All Seasons Holiday Park

Day 6: Taupo/Napier (143km)
Drive to Napier today and spend the afternoon enjoying the beautiful Art Deco, seaside town of Napier.
Overnight: Bayview Snapper Holiday Park with a great beachfront location.

Day 7: Napier/Wellington (323km)
Spend the morning in Napier before heading to Wellington in the afternoon.
Overnight: Capital City Gateway Motorlodge, close to ferry terminal and the CBD.

Day 8: Day in Wellington
Free time to explore Wellington City and surrounds.
Overnight: Capital City Gateway Motorlodge, close to ferry terminal and the CBD.

Day 9: Wellington/Nelson (202km)
Cook Straight ferry crossing this morning, upon arrival in Picton drive to Nelson to spend the night.
Overnight: Tahuna Beach Holiday Park.

Day 10: Day in Nelson
Free day today to explore the Abel Tasman region.
Overnight: Tahuna Beach Holiday Park.

Day 11: Nelson/Greymouth (290km)
Travel down the rugged and scenic West Coast of New Zealand, to Greymouth today.
Overnight: Greymouth Seaside Holiday Park

Day 12: Greymouth/Franz Josef (177km)
Continue your journey down the West Coast to Franz Josef. Free afternoon to take a glacier tour or explore
the area.
Overnight: Rain Forest Retreat a unique rainforest setting.

Day 13: Franz Josef
You have the day free today to explore the area, take an optional tour or just sit back and relax.
Overnight: Rain Forest Retreat in a unique rainforest setting.

Day 14: Franz Josef/Queenstown (404km)
Travel to Queenstown today. The afternoon is free for you to relax and take part in the host of activities this town has to offer. Overnight tonight at an apartment, good parking for your vehicle here and gives you time to unwind, do the laundry and stretch the legs.
Overnight: Kingsgate Hotel Terraces Queenstown

Day 15: Day in Queenstown
Free day to explore Queenstown and surrounds. This exciting town offers a huge range of adventure and scenic activities in one of the most beautiful lakeside settings in the country.
Overnight: Kingsgate Hotel Terraces Queenstown

Day 16: Queenstown/Te Anau (170km)
Travel to Te Anau today, suggested evening tour of the glow worm caves or simply relax and enjoy the
setting.
Overnight: Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park

Day 17: Milford Sound Day Trip
Leave the motorhome/RV in Te Anau today and take a Milford Sound coach and cruise tour. Enjoy the opportunity to sit back and relax, listening to an informative commentary provided by your expert driver/guide.
Overnight: Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park

Day 18: Te Anau/Dunedin (290km)
Travel to Dunedin today. The afternoon is free for you to explore Dunedin.
Overnight: At your choice of Dunedin Holiday Park with a central location or Portobello Tourist Park located on the picturesque Otago Peninsula.
 
Day 19: Dunedin/Christchurch (362km)
Travel to Christchurch and drop off your motorhome/RV.
Overnight: Sudima Christchurch Airport

Day 20: Depart Christchurch
Depart Christchurch today, a courtesy transfer from your hotel to the airport is included.
Customize and Book
With Int'l Flight
Without Int 'l Flight
  
Arrival Date:
Adult(s)     Children
Room(s)     Please contact us for any special arrangements such as more than one room and partial stays.
Subscribe to our mailing list:
and receive our latest deals!
Thanks for subscribing to Tripmasters.com!
You will now receive Africa, Asia, Europe, Carribean and Latin America latest deals
You can also subscribe to our sister brands to receive more travel deals: Subscribe all
TM Receive the latest deals for travel to Asia Subscribe
Receive the latest deals for travel to Latin America Subscribe
Receive the latest deals for travel to Europe Subscribe
Receive the latest deals for travel to Mexico, the Carribean and Hawaii Subscribe

* Sample prices displayed include international and domestic airline tickets as per itinerary and ALL airline-related taxes and fuel surcharges and are per person, based on double occupancy, and are dynamic in nature. Prices do not include insurance or delivery charges which are optional and customizable by the traveler. The airfare portion of the itinerary price is based on economy class, midweek departure. Prices do not include fees for carry on or checked baggage which can add up to $120 per ticket on a roundtrip flight. It also does not include any entrance fees or visa fees that may be charged at international airports. Some cities may charge local taxes that can only be collected by hotel at destination.
Prices were accurate at the time we posted them. Sample prices were for a specific travel date and specific departure airport, as indicated. Your prices will vary according to departure cities and travel dates. We do not control prices (airlines and hotel reservation systems do). Prices may change dynamically and at times significantly numerous times during any given day.
Australia Vacations: Great Ocean Road , Port Stephens , Sydney | Cambodia Vacations: Phnom Penh , Siem Reap , | China Vacations: Chengdu , Guangzhou , Hangzhou | Cook Islands Vacations: Aitutaki , Rarotonga , | Fiji Islands Vacations: Castaway Island (Mamanuca) , Fiji , Malolo Lailai Island (Mamanuca) | French Polynesia Vacations: Bora Bora Island , Moorea Island , Papeete | Hawaii Vacations: Oahu - Honolulu , Kauai , Maui | Hong Kong Vacations: Hong Kong City , | India Vacations: Delhi , Agra , Jaipur | Indonesia Vacations: Bali , Jakarta -Java- , | Israel Vacations: Tel Aviv , Jerusalem , | Japan Vacations: Tokyo , Osaka , Kyoto | Jordan Vacations: Amman , Petra , | Laos Vacations: Luang Prabang , Vientiane , | Malaysia Vacations: Kuala Lumpur , Langkawi , Penang | Nepal Vacations: Kathmandu , Pokhara , | New Zealand Vacations: Wanaka , Auckland , Queenstown | Philippines Vacations: Manila , Boracay , Cebu | Seychelles Vacations: Mahe Island , | Singapore Vacations: Singapore City , | South Korea Vacations: Seoul , Busan -Pusan- , Jeju -Cheju- | Sri Lanka Vacations: Colombo , | Taiwan Vacations: Taipei , Kaohsiung , Kenting | Thailand Vacations: Lampang , Pattaya , Phi Phi Island | Turkey Vacations: Istanbul , | United Arab Emirates Vacations: Dubai , Abu Dhabi , | Vanuatu Vacations: Port Vila , | Vietnam Vacations: Halong bay , Nha Trang , Ho Chi Minh City -Saigon- |