maui River motorhome
maui River motorhome
maui River motorhome
maui River motorhome
maui River motorhome
maui River motorhome

South Island NZ Adventure by Motorhome

13 nights from €3,149 per person Including Flights


Embark on a 14-day South Island road trip with a maui campervan hire, fulfilling your bucket list dreams. Discover stunning scenery, diverse landscapes, and thrilling adventures. Explore pristine lakes, majestic mountains, renowned wineries, and top-notch cuisine. Start your journey in Queenstown and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.

Below you’ll find a well thought-out itinerary for what you can get up to on your motorhome holiday through the South Island, but you can pick and choose different holiday parks and locations should you desire.


  • Experience the scenic beauty and outdoor activities at Moke Lake, including hiking and relaxation by the water.
  • Explore the stunning natural beauty of Glenorchy, including views of Lord of the Rings landscapes.
  • Enjoy cruises or walks in Milford Sound
  • Spot unique birdlife like the Takahe at Te Anau Bird Sanctuary.
  • Spot Hector's dolphins and yellow-eyed penguins at Curio Bay while enjoying a scenic drive.
  • Relax on a wine tour in Wanaka, meeting winemakers and enjoying tastings.
  • Park up in several wonderful holiday camps.
  • Experience the South Island’s beauty from the comfort of a maui Motorhome.

Tour locations: Queenstown - Moke Lake - Glenorchy - Queenstown - Te Anau - Invercargill - Bluff - Kaka Point - Dunedin - Wanaka - Mount Cook - Lake Tekapo - Geraldine - Akaroa - Christchurch

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Queenstown – Moke Lake (9 miles)

Begin your New Zealand adventure by collecting your campervan from THL Queenstown branch in Frankton. Explore Queenstown's charms, then take a leisurely drive to scenic Moke Lake for outdoor activities.

Suggested Overnight: Moke Lake Campsite

Day 2

Moke Lake – Glenorchy (29 miles)

Glenorchy, a small but stunning South Island town, offers remarkable natural beauty. Explore the settlement of Paradise for Lord of the Rings landscapes, visit Mrs Woolly's General Store, and enjoy walks like Glacier Burn Track.

Suggested Overnight: The Headwaters

Day 3

Glenorchy – Queenstown (27 miles)

On your return to Queenstown, don't miss the 6.4 km Mt Crichton Loop Track, showcasing Twelve Mile Creek's history. For adrenaline, experience the renowned Shotover Jet ride's thrilling adventure.

Suggested Overnight: Queenstown’s TOP 10 Holiday Park

Day 4

Queenstown – Te Anau (106 miles)

Start your day with Ferg Baker's coffee and breakfast before driving to Fiordland National Park. Enjoy Milford Sound cruises or Lake Marian Track walks. Visit Te Anau Bird Sanctuary to spot unique birdlife like the Takahe.

Suggested Overnight: Te Anau TOP 10 Holiday Park

Day 5

Te Anau – Invercargill (96 miles)

Enjoy a scenic drive to Invercargill, stopping at Curio Bay to spot Hector's dolphins and yellow-eyed penguins. Explore Queens Park's gardens in the city and visit Motorcycle Mecca and Bill Richardson Transport World.

Suggested Overnight: Amble On Inn Holiday Park

Day 6

Invercargill – Bluff (16 miles)

Today, explore Bluff, South Island's southern tip. Try the famous Bluff oysters, attend the Bluff Oyster Festival in May, and visit the maritime museum for its rich history. Don't miss Stirling Point's iconic signpost.

Suggested Overnight: Bluff Camping Ground

Day 7

Bluff - Kaka Point (106 miles)

Kaka Point, a coastal gem, offers surfing and wildlife sightings like fur seals and yellow-eyed penguins. Enjoy a serene bush walk and end the day with a seafood dinner at The Point.

Suggested Overnight: Kaka Point Camping Ground

Day 8

Kaka Point – Dunedin (62 miles)

Explore Dunedin, South Island's second-largest city, renowned for its heritage, wildlife, and culture. Don't miss Larnach Castle, Dunedin Botanic Gardens, and the Dunedin Museum of Natural History for unique experiences.

Suggested Overnight: Dunedin Holiday Park & Motels

Day 9

Dunedin – Wanaka (169 miles)

Start early for a 3.5-hour drive to Wanaka. Relax on a wine tour, like the Boutique Wine Tour, meeting winemakers and enjoying tastings. If you’re visiting between September and May, visit Wanaka Lavender Farm for lavender ice cream and honey products.

Suggested Overnight: Wanaka TOP 10 Holiday Park

Day 10

Wanaka – Aoraki/Mount Cook (127 miles)

On day 10, soar high with a scenic helicopter flight for unparalleled views of Aoraki/Mt Cook and Fox Glacier. Or opt for the breathtaking Hooker Valley Track, offering stunning views of the Southern Alps.

Suggested Overnight: Glentanner Park Centre

Day 11

Aoraki/Mount Cook – Lake Tekapo (51 miles)

No South Island journey is complete without Lake Tekapo. Capture its beauty with the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd and vibrant lupin flowers. Hike the Tekapo Mt John Walkway for breathtaking panoramas.

Suggested Overnight: Lakes Edge Holiday Park

Day 12

Lake Tekapo – Geraldine (55 miles)

Stay in Geraldine for a night on your South Island journey. Explore history at the Vintage Car & Machinery Museum, stroll through Talbot Forest, and witness the southern night sky at the Observatory.

Suggested Overnight: Geraldine TOP 10 Holiday Park

Day 13

Geraldine – Akaroa (117 miles)

Travel to the charming French village of Akaroa, stopping at the Little River Café and Store for lunch and Birdlings Flat for beachcombing. Explore The Giants House for extraordinary mosaic artworks and sculptures.

Suggested Overnight: Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park

Day 14

Akaroa – Christchurch (50 miles)

On your final day of the South Island road trip, explore Christchurch before returning your maui camper near the airport. Ride the tram, visit The Arts Centre, shop on New Regent Street, and savour Rollickin Gelato.


  • International flights
  • Motorhome rental - price based on a Cheapa 4 berth Motorhome vehicle brand
  • Full amenity pack
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Full insurance


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