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21 day Self Drive & Motorhome Holiday - from £1325

With flights from £2675

Take the wheel on a pre-planned North Island self drive tour before enjoying the freedom of the open road in a fully equipped motorhome around the South.


  • Marvel at the geothermal wonders of Rotorua
  • Visit Wellington’s museums and waterfront
  • Enjoy the scenic Interislander ferry crossing
  • Ride the Coastal Pacific train to Christchurch
  • Explore the South Island by motorhome

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 1 night hotel stay in Auckland
  • 6 day self drive – Touring the North
  • Interislander ferry crossing
  • Coastal Pacific rail journey
  • 14 day motorhome hire from Christchurch
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Auckland

Arrive into Auckland International Airport and get a private car transfer to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure in Auckland, before your self drive tour begins the following day.

Day 2 - Self Drive

Today your Touring the North self drive begins; a 6 day tour from Auckland to Wellington via Napier, Lake Taupo and the steaming geysers and springs of the Rotorua thermal region.

Your 6 day self drive includes visits to:

  • Rotorua
  • Napier
  • Taupo
  • Wellington

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Day 7 – Interislander Ferry and Coastal Pacific train to Christchurch

Leave your car at the Interislander ferry depot and enjoy the scenic cruise over the Cook Strait and through the Marlborough Sounds to Picton in the South Island. From here board the newly developed Coastal Pacific rail journey down the picturesque coastline of the South Island’s East Coast, eventually arriving into Christchurch for an overnight stay.

Day 8-21 - Motorhome Hire

Pick up your comfortable motorhome for a total of fourteen days giving you ample time to explore the wonders of the South Island at your leisure. New Zealand allows motorhome users the option to ‘freedom camp’ meaning you can wake up in some of the most spectacular settings in complete seclusion.

The South Island’s dramatic landscapes and rugged coastline provides the perfect backdrop to your journey and the freedom of the open road means you can stop for plenty of photo opportunities along the way. In addition to the Island’s natural wonders such as the glaciers of the West Coast, the craggy peaks of the Remarkable Mountains and the calm waters of the Fiordlands National Park there are plenty of attractions and experiences to enjoy during your journey.
Test your nerves with some of Queenstown’s adrenaline fuelled activities, marvel at the marine life of Kiakoura and tantalise the taste buds with outstanding local food and wine produce.

Day 21 - Farewell from Christchurch

Your adventure on the open road ends when you return your motorhome to the depot before a transfer takes you to the airport for your onward flight.

21 day Self Drive & Motorhome Holiday - from £1325

With flights from £2675


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Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include full ABTA/ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen.

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HOLIDAY IDEAS to inspire you

We hope this holiday idea will inspire you. We have combined:

  • A self drive tour including:
    – modern, air-conditioned car
    – comfortable pre-booked accommodation
    – maps and information
  • A modern well equipped motorhome with:
    – kitchen, shower and toilet
    – crockery, cutlery, linen and bedding
    – unlimited kilometres
  • Optional UK flights

You can book this holiday idea as it is or we can tailor it to suit what you want to do. Or ask our team to design a holiday just for you, anywhere in New Zealand.

Call 0333 234 3209 today to talk with a New Zealand Expert.

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