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An Unforgettable South Island Winter Holiday with campervan hire

Get on the road and explore the scenic wonders of New Zealand on your Winter Holiday. This is a suggested itinerary for a memorable winter self-drive holiday with Campervan Hire in scenic New Zealand. Enjoy your winter Campervan Holiday, visit exquisite holiday destinations and take part in exciting activities with your family or friends.

Initiate your winter adventure in Christchurch and pick up your motorhome hire from Christchurch. Hit the road and set off towards Tekapo which is about 3 hours’ drive with your Campervan Hire. For a memorable winter wonderland experience you can’t surpass the South Island’s Lake Tekapo during mid winter. There is a fantastic learner’s ski field at Round Hill against the stunning backdrop of the Southern Alps and the dazzling aqua coloured water of the beautiful lake.

When you reach Tekapo you must stopover at the famed Alpine Springs Spa and Winter Park for the perfect blend of an amazing skating rink and hot pools. Local teams and travellers prefer this spot as they play ice hockey and take part in recreational skating on the rink. If you yearn for a bit of winter enjoyment this amazing facility offers snow tubing which is also ideal for beginners as no prior experience is required. After all this excitement relax and unwind in the hot pools and spend the night in Tekapo.

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On the next day set off towards Queenstown which is more than 3 hours’ drive from scenic Tekapo. Queenstown is bustling with exciting activities and events during winter. The yearly American Express Queenstown Winter Festival is held in the month of June. This is an enjoyable week packed with ski races, parties, fireworks and many more events apt for all ages.

Head towards the mountains sited at Coronet Peak or The Remarkables and enjoy skiing or snowboarding on your Campervan New Zealand Holiday. After an exhilarating day on the mountain enjoy a leisurely stroll around town and grab a bite to eat at any of the plentiful restaurants in town.

On the next day set off northwards and drive your campervan hire from Queenstown to Franz Josef. Set out on ice-climbing or heli-hiking adventures and admire the sheer splendour of the glacier. After a gruelling day of exploring the region take a refreshing dip in the Glacier Hot Pools set in the rainforest and simply relax. Spend a night or two in scenic Franz Josef.

The next stop in your itinerary is Punakaiki sited towards the north. Halt the Campervan in Punakaiki and explore the incredible Pancake Rocks of Paparoa National Park. Spot the amazing blowholes and limestone rocks. Relax and unwind in Punakaiki during the night time. From Punakaiki drive your Campervan Hire back to Christchurch and return the vehicle.

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The best way to enjoy your Campervan Hire New Zealand holiday is to go shopping at the neighbouring supermarkets and prepare your meals inside the Campervan Hire. However you can stopover at the cafes along the way for some great coffee. This is a suggested itinerary for an unforgettable winter self-drive holiday around the South Island with Campervan Rental in New Zealand.

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