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Explore New Zealand Motor Roam Tour

Auckland * Coromandel Peninsula * Rotorua * Taupo * Napier * Wellington * Nelson * Greymouth * Franz Josef * Queenstown * Te Anau * Milford Sound * Dunedin * Christchurch

Visitng numerous iconic locations o­n both the North and South Island, this Motor Roam itinerary gives you the freedom to explore new Zealand's beautiful and varied land. As well as carefully selected pre-booked camp sites/parks, there are a number of overnight stays in apartments together with pre and post tour hotel stays at Auckland and Christchurch.

23 days from £3,456 per person twin share + flights

Itinerary

Day 1 - UK to Auckland

Depart London Heathrow o­n a scheduled Air New Zealand flight to Auckland via Los Angeles.

Day 2 - In flight

Day 3 - Arrive Auckland

Arrival in Auckland is during the late morning. Transfer by airporter bus ($10) to your accommodation where you will be handed your full documentation.
Overnight(1): Auckland Airport - Novotel Hotel

Day 4 - Auckland to Coromandel (168 kms)

Pick up your motorhome from the depot where you will get a thorough briefing and orientation of the vehicle. The recommended first stop after leaving the depot is the Airport Foodtown where you can stock up with supplies at the airport shopping comlex. Take a leisurely drive to the picturesque town of Coromandel.
Overnight(1): Coromandel - Shelley Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

Day 5 - Coromandel to Waihi (120 kms)

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Coromandel. Visit Hot Water Beach and travel to Whangamata o­n the Coromandel Peninsula, a favorite holiday spot with kiwis.
Overnight(1): Waihi - Beachaven Top 10 Holiday Park

Day 6 - Waihi to Rotorua (115 kms)

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(1): Rotorua - Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park (this Holiday Park has a great feature of o­nsite thermal pools that you have the use of) 

Day 7 - Rotorua Sightseeing & Rotorua to Taupo (80 kms)

Spend the morning enjoying Rotorua and its attractions, then travel to Taupo.
Overnight(1): Taupo - Taupo All Seasons Holiday Park

Day 8 - Taupo to Napier (143 kms)

Drive to Napier today to spend time in this unique Art Deco seaside town of Napier.
Overnight(1): Napier - Napier Beach Kiwi Holiday Park with a great beachfront location

Day 9 - Napier to Wellington (315 kms)

Spend the morning in Napier, perhaps visitng o­ne of the many renowned wineries in the Hawke's Bay area, before continuing to Wellington, New Zealand's capital city. Overnight tonight in a motel, located approx 4kms along the waterfront from the central city. There is good parking for your vehicle here and it gives you time to unwind, do the laundry and enjoy a bit of space out of the motorhome for 2 nights
Overnights(2): Wellington - Bella Vista Motel - Evans Bay

Day 10 - Wellington, at Leisure

A day to explore this attractive city. Perhaps visit the internationally renowned "Te Papa" museum or take the cable car to the top of Mount Victoria and walk back through the glorious botanic gardens.

Day 11 - Wellington to Nelson (135 kms)

Take the Interislander ferry crossing this morning from Wellington to Picton, upo­n arrival in Picton drive to Nelson where you will spend the night. 
Overnights(2): Nelson - Tahuna Beach Holiday Park

Day 12 - Nelson at Leisure

Explore the idyllic coves and inlets of the Abel Tasman area, visit wineries or just relax.

Day 13 - Nelson to Greymouth (290 kms)

Head inland travelling through forests and alongside rivers before driving down the rugged and scenic West Coast to Greymouth. Perhaps stop at Punakaiki to see the dramatic coastal rock formations and famous blow-holes.
Overnight(1): Greymouth - Seaside Holiday Park

Day 14 - Greymouth to Franz Josef (177 kms)

Continue your journey down the west coast to Franz Josef. A stop at Hokitika to watch jade being carved into delicate jewellery is worthwhile before arriving in Franz Josef during the afternoon.
Overnights(2): Franz Josef - Rain Forest Holiday Park

Day 15 - Franz Josef

A day to explore the area. Perhaps take a guided walk to the foot of the Franz Josef Glacier, or o­nto the ice itself. Alternatively, experience a helicopter sightseeing flight over the icefields.

Day 16 - Franz Josef to Queenstown (350 kms)

A full day's drive through rain forests, along the coast and then inland over Haast Pass and past lakes to Queenstown.
Overnights(2): Queenstown - Lakeview Holiday Park

Day 17 - Day in Queenstown

Explore Queenstown and the surrounding area. This exciting town offers a huge host of adventure and activities in o­ne of the most beautiful lakeside setting in the country.

Day 18 - Queenstown to Te Anau (170 kms)

Drive to Te Anau during the morning. Perhaps visit the glow-worm caves in the late afternoon, or just relax and enjoy the setting.
Overnights(2): Te Anau - Lakeview Holiday Park

Day 19 - Milford Sound Day Trip

Leave the motorhome in Te Anau and enjoy the Milford Sound coach and cruise tour. Travel by coach through the Southern Alps and the Homer Tunnel to reach the remote Milford Sound. Cruise the spectacular waters of this fiord before being transferred by coach back to Te Anau in the late afternoon.

Day 20 - Te Anau to Dunedin (290 kms)

Head south east to Dunedin. If time permits a visit to the Royal Albatross Centre and Yellow-Eyed Penguin Reserve o­n the Otago Peninsula is to be recommended.
Overnight(1): At you choice of Dunedin Holiday Park with a central location or Portobello Tourist Park located o­n the picturesque Otago Peninsula.

Day 21 - Dunedin to Christchurch (362 kms)

Drive north to Christchurch and drop your motorhome at depot. Check into your hotel for a relaxing night, with many memories of this great motorhome holiday.
Overnight(1): Christchurch Airport - Sudima Hotel

Day 22 - Depart Christchurch

A transfer is included from your hotel to the airport in time to check-in for the afternoon flight to Auckland, where you will connect with your o­nward Air New Zealand flight via Los Angeles back to the UK.

Day 23 - Arrive UK

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Departing Between

2017 - 2018

2 Adults / 2 Berth
Ultima Motor Home

2 Adults / 4 Berth
Platinum Beach Motor Home
3 Adults / 4 Berth
Platinum Beach Motor Home 
4 Adults / 6 Berth
Platinum River Motor Home
5 Adults / 6 Berth 
Platinum River Motor Home
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Included

  • Scheduled Air New Zealand flights in Economy Class from London (Heathrow) to Christchurch
  • All pre-payable airport taxes, security charges and the UK Air Passenger Duty.
  • 18 days rental of a fully equipped (full details below) Maui Motorhome in selected size; 2, 4 or 6 berth.
  • 15 nights at pre-booked powered sites at holiday parks.
  • 2 nights motel accommodation (room only).
  • 2 nights airport hotel accommodation (room only).
  • Transfers, as described.
  • Sightseeing, as described
  • Interislander Ferry Transfer Wellington - Picton 
  • Milford Sound Cruise 
  • Motorhome rental (2, 4 or 6 berth) includes:
  • Unlimited kms.
  • Liability Reduction Option, reducing liability to nil (conditions and exclusions apply)
  • All motorhomes are equipped with linen and bedding and kitchen and general equipment 
  • In trip tablet with GPS with vehicle and travel user tips 
  • Wi-Fi including 1GB of data
  • Extra Driver  Fees 
  • Picnic Table and chairs (chairs per person travelling)
  • Maps, travel guides and camping park directories.
  • 24-hour customer service support in New Zealand

Not Included

  • Fuel and gas for motorhome.
  • Food and meals.
  • Road user Charge recovery fee 
  • Location Fees 
  • Public Holiday Surcharges 
  • Express Key Return 


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