Explore New Zealand in your own "house on wheels".
Experience the rich Maori culture, geothermal areas and beautiful beaches of the North Island and varied landscapes in the South Island.
Day 1: Arrive Auckland
Transfer to your airport accommodation to relax and recover from the flight.
Day 2: Auckland - Coromandel
This morning make your way to the motorhome depot for collection and a thorough orientation of the vehicle. A stop is recommended at the airport complex supermarket where you can stock up with supplies before heading south. Take a leisurely drive to the picturesque town of Coromandel this afternoon.
Day 3: Coromandel - Waihi Beach
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Coromandel. Visit Hot Water Beach and travel to Waihi Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula, a favourite holiday spot with 'Kiwis'.
Day 4: Waihi Beach - Rotorua
Travel to the geothermal and cultural centre of New Zealand. Lord of the Rings fans might like to stop at Matamata enroute to take a tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set site.
Day 5: Rotorua - Taupo
Spend the morning enjoying Rotorua's attractions, then travel to Taupo and stay overnight at a holiday park where you can enjoy a soak in the onsite thermal pools.
Day 6: Taupo - Napier
Drive to Napier today and spend the afternoon enjoying the beautiful Art Deco seaside town of Napier.
Day 7: Napier - Wellington
Spend the morning in Napier before heading to our capital city in the afternoon.
Day 8: At Wellington
Explore Wellington city and surrounds, or take a sightseeing tour. Lord of the Rings fans can join a tour of movie set locations and the WETA Workshop which gives a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creativity of this Academy Award-winning design studio.
Day 9: Wellington - Picton - Nelson
Join the Interislander ferry for your journey across Cook Strait this morning. Upon arrival in Picton, drive on to Nelson.
Day 10: At Nelson
Enjoy a day exploring this wine, art & wilderness mecca today.
Day 11: Nelson - Greymouth
Travel down the rugged and scenic West Coast of New Zealand, to Greymouth today.
Day 12: Greymouth - Franz Josef
Continue your journey down the West Coast to Franz Josef.
Day 13: At Franz Josef
We have included a guided walk to the glacier terminus today, and a soak in the hot pools to end your day. Optional activities are the West Coast Wildlife Centre, helicopter sightseeing, kayaking and the Glacial Country Lake Cruise.
Day 14: Franz Josef - Queenstown
Travel to Queenstown today. Enjoy the afternoon relaxing or taking part in the host of activities this town has to offer.
Day 15: At Queenstown
A 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.
Day 16: Queenstown - Te Anau
Travel to Te Anau today. We suggest an evening tour of the glow worm caves, or simply relax and enjoy the setting.
Day 17: Milford Sound Day Trip
Leave the motorhome 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 and marvel at the scenery.
Day 18: Te Anau - Dunedin
Travel to Dunedin today and explore this Scottish inspired city.
Day 19: Dunedin - Christchurch
Travel to Christchurch and drop off your motorhome. Your last night in the country is in a hotel near the airport, convenient for your departing flight the next day.
Day 20: Depart Christchurch
A courtesy transfer from your hotel to the airport is included for your departure today.