Driving across new zealand is an adventure that takes you through rolling hills, along the rocky coast, and through winding mountain paths. I want you to know exactly what you are getting in the road trip guide new zealand. Welcome to the road trip we specialise in bespoke, private tours of new zealand, the unspoilt paradise on earth that offers an incredible diversity of attractions, from breathtaking scenery and traditional maori culture to skydiving and kayaking the choice is yours. Chris from the road trip shows us some of the highlights in and around the canterbury region of the south island, new zealand. From rugged mountains and calm seas to glaciers and active volcanoes, new zealand has it all. Im quickly realizing that theres nothing like the freedom of traveling alone. Cook, dunedin, wanaka, fox glacier, abel tasman national park, kaikour and of course christchurch are some of the most popular destinations and our experts can tailormake. The campervan is a great idea in summer when it is light until 9 or 10 pm but pretty boring when it gets dark by 5 pm. If you click on 101 you can have a look through the 101 things that have been voted as must dos in nz.
New zealand is practically road trip heaven with its amazing landscapes and outstanding scenery, you are guaranteed to make unforgettable memories. The great new zealand road trip puts your knowledge of the people, places and events of new zealand to the test while sending you on a journey from cities to towns and to the remotest locations. We ventured out only to sample some amazing coffee at pure cafe and grab some eats. Discover the freedom of open roads with lonely planet new zealands south island road trips, your passport to uniquely encountering new zealands south island by car. The road trip new zealand, christchurch, new zealand. All of them can be modified to fit your trip dates and. New zealand road trip planner route planner mighty campers. Whether youre a couple looking for a relaxing getaway or a small group of mates seeking adventure, a kiwi roady is a trip you wont be forgetting in a hurry. New zealand south island road trip leaving next week.
It has glaciers, fjords, volcanoes, vineyards, lord of the ring forests, impeccable roads, and very few people sharing it. All the nz experts are tucked up in bed so ill start off by saying that you might be better off in a cheap car and staying in hostels where you will have room to move and other people to meet. This south island road trip video will make you book a ticket, pack your bags and head to new zealand immediately. Frequently asked questions the road trip new zealand. The overall per person cost decreases substantially for groups of four or more. All our custom tours are private and exclusive to your group only. Lonely planet new zealand, our most comprehensive guide to new zealand, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesserknown gems. Your north island itinerary can take in volcanoes, bubbling mud pools and shooting geysers, lazing on idyllic islands and exploring exciting metropolises. A big parking area is available and a visitor center guides you to the right dock. For most travellers, the south island of new zealand has more to offer than the north island. Road trip new zealand is a 6part skateboarding series from gopro original productions. New zealand or aotearoa in maori has been one of the best yet underrated places for winter travel destinations.
The guide does not contains any hotel or restaurant recommendations because 1 i have not been to many of them 2 owners change 3 i dont know your taste and priorities however it does indicate the closest townsareas with accommodations. The latest adventure stories and travel guides in the land of the long white cloud. Planning your new zealand road trip itinerary can be quite daunting. These are 7 new zealand road trips that show off the diverse landscape of this stunning country without a doubt, one of the best ways to take in everything the country has to offer is by a good old fashioned new zealand road trip. North island as i mentioned earlier starting your trip in auckland will not only be the most economical way to do it, but auckland is also very well connected to the places you will visit on the first part of this trip. The great new zealand road trip board game boardgamegeek. The road trip new zealand 145 main north road, papanui, christchurch, new zealand 8052 rated 4. One country ive been meaning to revisit and take my time with is new zealand and, as luck would have it, its the perfect country for a road trip.
Whether you go on a guided tour like what ive done in the past or you rent a car or campervan, its up to you more on this in a minute. New zealand road trips new zealand forum tripadvisor. Jul 12, 2017 a day trip to the northernmost point of new zealand, cape reinga, takes in otherworldly landscape. Experience the mustdo activities and excursions on this very popular 26day easygoing and fun self drive itinerary. Jampacked with lots of amazing road trips, from twoday escapes to weeklong adventures, these guidebooks will ensure you get the. I am looking to buy a booktravel guide to learn more about new zealand and the things that are a must. These enticing new zealand itineraries include the most popular destinations as well as more offthebeaten track locations for those wanting to explore the small towns and byways. The perfect 6 week new zealand road trip itinerary. Lets get started planning your dream trip to new zealand. New zealand s south island is the perfect touring destination. Canterbury region attractions the road trip new zealand. This is part 4 of our 4 part series on planning the ultimate road trip in new zealand. The new zealand grand tour is a comprehensive look at both the north and south island of new zealand.
And what better place for a road trip than new zealand. So when our 2018 dive trip found us headed for fiji, i know that this is also the year im going to new zealand. On your second day head towards taupo, a little town nestled on the shore of new zealands biggest lake of the same name. Hit the road, stray from wellworn paths and experience the real new zealand. Create your own selfdrive new zealand vacation to suit your time, style and budget. So, i would appreciate feedback from readers who have used their services.
Be inspired by a couples adventurous journey throughout new zealand. A really good website to browse some of the many must do activities in nz, is the aa travel website. Travel to new zealand, plan and book your new zealand vacation. After reading this list, especially the previous amazing road trip itineraries on this list youll know that both islands are equally special. A new zealand road trip is perfect for small groups of 2 5 people. An epic road trip in new zealand bruised passports. It was my first solo trip and i car shared with other travelers to move around the south island. New zealand is one of those countries where its really popular to rent a campervan or motorhome in order to tour all the highlights. New zealands south island is the perfect touring destination. Hi, i am planning a 1016 day trip to new zealand next july 2014. However, i know that at some point ill get to new zealand. Jul 18, 2016 road trip new zealand is a 6part skateboarding series from gopro original productions.
The country packs an incredible array of scenic beauty into two principal islands with a combined north to south distance equal to that of a trip from the canadian to the mexican border. Discover the freedom of open roads with lonely planet new zealand s best trips, your passport to uniquely encountering new zealand by car. Its important place in maori history and spirituality make it a fascinating and, some say magical. It took a long time to plan out our two months in new zealand january february 2015. I love, love, love new zealand and totally agree that its the perfect place for a road trip. We will cover every aspect itinerary, accommodation, packing, driving, budgeting of planning an unforgettable road trip in new zealand. New zealands best trips, 26 amazing road trips by lonely planet. So for those of you who are interested in hitting the open road, here are a few pointers to help you have an awesome time as you travel through aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Discuss new zealand travel with tripadvisor travelers.
With car rental in new zealand being affordable and there being no shortage of road trip routes to choose from, its the perfect place to spend a week, a month, or longer exploring at your own. A place like a story book road trip in new zealand. Featuring four amazing road trips, plus uptodate advice on the destinations youll visit along the way, you can enjoy whale watching along the kalkoura coast or absorb. Get walking, cycling and driving times between two points in new zealand with our easytouse travel times and distances calculator. Check out our amazing suggested new zealand itineraries for your new zealand selfdrive package holiday. Lonely planet new zealands south island road trips. New zealand has been described as taking the most picturesque landscapes from countries around the world and putting them all in one spot. Our handy recipes on the road section is full of yummy meal ideas so that you can. Get to new zealands south island, rent a car, and hit the road.
So far i saw things like the glow worm cave and a kayak trip that you can. You can find more information about the name over here. Ultimate new zealand self drive itinerary a new zealand. Lonely planet new zealands best trips travel guide lonely. Road trip new zealand 15 tips for a selfdrive tour. Whether youre a couple looking for a relaxing journey or a group of mates seeking adventure, the team at roady can help you make the most of your time. New zealands real beauty lies in its inaccessibility and remoteness. Please read my disclosure policy for more information.
Featuring more than 30 amazing road trips, plus uptodate advice on the destinations youll visit along the way, seek out alfresco dining and seductive wineries, follow new zealand s. So, were sharing with you our two month new zealand road trip itinerary. Lets get lost by nicola mccloy penguin books new zealand. Some poor masochistically inclined even rent motor homes. I am looking to buy a booktravel guide to learn more about new zealand and the things that are a must do etc. Discover the freedom of open roads with lonely planet new zealand s south island road trips, your passport to uniquely encountering new zealand s south island by car. Free delivery on book orders dispatched by amazon over. Watch all eight videos or explore the journey that appeals most. An epic new zealand road trip itinerary, tips, and planning. Custom trip new zealand road trip new zealand self.
Book your boat trip tickets in advance to avoid disappointments. With only one million inhabitants in a landmass the size of new york state, the south island feels largely untouched and the ultimate place to connect with nature and your adventurous side. Cook views on a summer road trip in new zealand are incredible. New zealand is unique in the world for experiencing wondrous beauty and adrenaline pumping exploration use the trip planner to discover and book some of the best activities that new zealand has to offer, and get the most out of your great campervan road trip.
New zealand guidebooks, new zealand travel books, new. Campervan road trips differ a little bit from normal road trips, both in terms of what you drive and where you stay, but the main goal is essentially the same. Lonely planet new zealands best trips trips country. Here are four routes that will make your new zealand road trip a truly remarkable one. Follow professional skateboarders andrew brophy, mikey taylor, sean malto, don nuge nguyen, danny brady. Lonely planet new zealand s best trips is perfect for exploring new zealand via the road and discovering sights that are more accessible by car. See our range of road trip ideas exploring the iconic locations and attractions. Buy lonely planet new zealands south island road trips travel guide 1 by lonely. The best way to experience the great outdoors is to take a road trip. The more you know, the faster youll move, but watch out youll have to overcome obstacles and detours along the way. Arguably new zealands most famous tourist attraction. I read a lot of blogs, including other travelers itineraries, and found them infinitely helpful when planning our own journey. These new zealand travel books cover a range of topics but all contain practical information and travel experiences that will help you on your journey around new zealand. Kaikouras weather is notorious and tours get cancelled at the last minute quite frequently.
Embark on a trip of a lifetime, where youll find a land that seems frozen in time. To get the best out of your stay in new zealand, we have put together a collection of new zealand travel books. How much will that road trip in new zealand cost bruised. Sep 04, 2019 planning your new zealand road trip itinerary can be quite daunting. Trivia game with questions based around the country of. The remaining month in new zealand was spent on the road travelling by camper van and car throughout both the north and south islands. We were in new zealand for two months in total, but spent one month of that doing three home exchanges in lauder and nelson. Lonely planet new zealands south island road trips travel guide. We share with you our knowledge about the area, give you a taste of what new zealand has to offer and help you to design your very own luxury tour itinerary. Spend a relaxing 2 or 3 nights in those mustsee locations after all, you are on holiday. My last stop during my 4weeks new zealand road trip was christchurch. The next part of our list of the best road trips in new zealand is the south island. Sep 25, 2019 new zealand two week road trip itinerary part 1.
New zealand is an incredible country with numerous things to see and do, therefore, choosing a realistic new zealand selfdrive itinerary can be a challenge. From the top of the north to the far south, connect with the locals and experience the real new zealand. All our custom tours are private and exclusive to your group only, meaning that this is your tour, done your way. Featuring four amazing road trips, plus uptodate advice on the destinations youll visit along the way, you can enjoy whale watching along the kalkoura. Home to 10 of new zealand s 14 national parks, the south island is known for its jawdropping alpine scenery, icy glaciers and fun wildlife experiences. Read part 1 the ultimate new zealand road trip itinerary opens in new tab. Lonely planet new zealand s best trips trips country. The 26 trips in this book will help you plan the ultimate nz adventure whether you want to laze on abel.
New zealand road trip uploaded a video 5 years ago. The ultimate guide to planning a campervan road trip in. Roady new zealand road trip new zealand self drive tours. Here are my opinions and what i consider to be the positives and negatives about our holiday. At the road trip all of our new zealand tours are private tours and are for your group only whatever size it may be.
Buy a discounted paperback of new zealands best trips online from. New zealand free and easy new zealand forum tripadvisor. There were only glowing praises for the land of long white cloud. New zealand road trip itinerary week 1 the north island my first week of solo travel on my new zealand road trip has been pretty incredible. To book your own custom itinerary private guided or self drive new. Depending on your budget, you can make your dream trip work. Roadys expert travel agents will help you design a magical road trip itinerary to suit your budget, time frame and preferences. New zealand recorded at 30fps uploaded at 60fps and at double speed change settings to half speed to view at original speed and frame rate. She has written more than 20 books, all telling different new zealand stories and including the bestsellers. Lonely planet new zealands south island road trips paperback. New zealand road trip in a land rover defender stacie. From northland to southland, embark on a collection of road trips throughout new zealand.118 880 883 18 226 1143 153 14 1194 1479 1130 1140 596 1456 253 1203 1558 1181 646 1413 382 414 1127 96 1584 479 410 266 883 347 80 1370