Showcase New Zealand's natural beauty and city greats with this ultra-flexible motorhome trip
- Drive some of the world's most scenic roads
- Bookend your trip with luxury stays in Queenstown and Auckland
- Explore at your own pace with a fully customisable itinerary
- Enjoy entrance into vineyards and the Waitomo Caves
- 2 Nights Queenstown
- 12 Nights Motorhome
- 2 Nights Auckland
Activity adventure | Food & wine | History & culture | Natural world | Self-drive
Take your accommodation with you and discover New Zealand at your own pace on this comprehensive motorhome itinerary, starting in Auckland and ending in Queenstown. With twelve full days in between, you'll have the flexibility to fully tailor your itinerary to suit you, taking in the country's stunning highlights and off-the-beaten-track gems. There's everything from geothermal wonders and mighty glaciers to world-class wines and pretty beaches to tempt you. To help you get your bearings, we've included entrance to wineries and the Waitomo Caves, whose subterranean cathedrals are lit by thousands of tiny glow-worms. And, as always, our destination experts are on hand to offer you all the insiders' recommendations.
Day by day itinerary
Begin your holiday with complimentary airport lounge access before your flight to New Zealand.
Spend two days acclimatising after your long flight, exploring the country's self-styled 'Adventure Capital'. A room with views across serene Lake Wakatipu will whet the appetite for your coming forays into New Zealand’s stunning and infinitely varied natural landscapes. Queenstown’s imposing mountains, lush plains, fast-flowing rivers and nearby glaciers are a perfect backdrop for thrill-seeking adventures that range from hiking to hang-gliding and white-water rafting.
Stay: St Moritz Hotel, Queenstown (Deluxe)
Pick up your maui motorhome and New Zealand becomes your oyster. Our specialists can assist you in drawing up a comfortable yet exciting off-the-beaten track route. While the country’s headline-grabbing cities demand attention, it’s New Zealand’s natural world that truly stands out. There’s everything from paradise islands and serene fjords to rainforests and mountains. An Interislander ferry crossing from Picton to Wellington is included, as well as entrance into the glow-worm-lit Waitomo Caves and one Winery Havens overnight stay in Hawke's Bay, Martinborough, Cormandel Peninsula or Central Otago. But, it's often the journey that's the most impressive, meandering along coastlines, skipping over high mountain passes and skirting great lakes. They're routes that will bring you to the likes of Rotorua's geothermal wonders, Kaikoura's whale-watching spectacle and Dunedin – a Scottish town complete with historic cathedral and that ever-welcoming Kiwi cheer.
Arriving into Auckland two days before the end of your holiday, you'll drop off your motorhome to be transferred to your luxury hotel. Here, you'll stay right on the city's famous waterfront, settling into a Deluxe Harbour View room at the nautical-themed Hilton. You'll then have plenty of time to explore the City of Sails and its privileged surrounds. Head up the coast for black-sand beaches, turn out to climb the city's volcanic surrounds or head over the Haruki Gulf to explore the city's nearby islands. Waiheke is a favourite for its famous wineries. Back in Auckland, there's everything from world-class museums to a buzzing restaurant scene to keep you occupied.
Stay: Hilton Auckland (Deluxe)
On arrival back into the UK, continue with your homeward journey.
Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
Flight offer: Save up to £205 pp.
Book by: 25 July 2019
from £2,720 pp. incl. flights
from £3,615 pp. incl. flights
- Complimentary UK airport lounge access
- Return flights between London, Queenstown & Auckland
- Private transfers in Queenstown and Auckland as per itinerary
- 4 nights accommodation staying in 5* (Deluxe) hotels on a B&B basis
- 12 days 2-berth Maui Ultima-Elite motorhome including one overnight wine Haven and access to the Waitomo Glowworm caves. (Please note Motorhome rentals are not recommend for the winter months from June-August)
- Inter-islander ferry for Motorhome
Terms & Conditions
Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
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