Kiwi Motorhomes Blog

Travel in Style, Luxury and Comfort, in your Motorhome, through the South Island New Zealand

Embarking on a journey through the South Island of New Zealand in a motorhome is not just a trip; it’s an experience that elevates travel to a new level of style, luxury, and comfort. The allure of the open road, paired with the breathtaking landscapes of the South Island, offers an unparalleled adventure that blends the comforts of home with the thrill of exploration. As you navigate through this majestic land, each turn reveals a new vista, a hidden gem, or a chance to create unforgettable memories. Whether it’s the serene beaches, rugged mountains, or lush forests, your motorhome becomes a moving viewpoint to the best of New Zealand’s natural wonders.

Be sure to plan ahead and book your activities, accommodation and motorhome plenty of time before your visit. If you are starting your journey in the north of the South Island, Abel Tasman is a great place to begin. Then, head down the rugged West Coast and eventually you wll find Queenstown. A special trip to Milford Sound is always worth the effort.

Abel Tasman and Nelson Highlights from Your Campervan

Start your adventure by exploring the sunniest region of New Zealand – Abel Tasman and Nelson. This blog post guides you through the vibrant landscapes and activities that make this area a must-visit. From kayaking in the crystal-clear waters of the Abel Tasman National Park to sampling the exquisite local wines in Nelson, your campervan offers the perfect base to experience it all. Discover hidden coves, sun-drenched beaches, and artistic communities, all while enjoying the freedom to move at your own pace. Abel Tasman and Nelson are not just stops on your journey; they are chapters of an unforgettable adventure.

kayakers in the water near cliff
Photo credit: Miles Holden


Discover the West Coast Glaciers of the South Island from Your Cosy Motorhome

Venture further into the heart of the South Island to witness the awe-inspiring glaciers that carve through the West Coast. This blog post invites you to embark on a journey to Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, where nature’s power and beauty are on full display. Experience the thrill of a helicopter ride over the icy landscapes or trek through the glacier valleys for a closer look at these ancient rivers of ice. Your motorhome awaits at the end of each day, offering a warm and cosy retreat amidst the cool, majestic surroundings. Discovering the West Coast glaciers is an adventure that showcases the raw, untamed beauty of New Zealand.


Photo Credit: Franz Josef Guides


Hire a Campervan: Destination Queenstown and Milford Sound

No journey through the South Island would be complete without a visit to Queenstown and Milford Sound. This blog post takes you to the heart of adventure in New Zealand, where adrenaline and serenity meet. Queenstown offers an array of activities for thrill-seekers, from bungee jumping to skiing, while Milford Sound provides a tranquil escape into nature’s embrace with its stunning fjords and waterfalls. Your campervan is the key to experiencing both the excitement of Queenstown and the peaceful beauty of Milford Sound, making every moment of your trip unforgettable.

Travelling through the South Island of New Zealand in a motorhome offers a unique blend of adventure, comfort, and freedom. As you explore Abel Tasman and Nelson, the West Coast glaciers, and the iconic destinations of Queenstown and Milford Sound, your motorhome becomes more than just a vehicle; it becomes a companion on a journey that promises luxury, style, and comfort at every turn. Join us as we embark on this remarkable adventure, where the road itself is a destination, and every stop is a discovery.


Photo Credit: Liz Carlson


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