Best Walking & Hiking Trails in Auckland

The locals of Auckland are lucky to enjoy a truly diverse and stunning natural landscape right on their doorstep. Hidden within this sprawling paradise are numerous hiking trails if you know where to look. 

So, get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and hit the beaten path to see a side of New Zealand you can only find in the heart of the bushland. We list some of the best walking and hiking trails available just outside of Auckland. 

Tags: Auckland Airport, Auckland Car Rental, Beach Hopping, Town Painting, A Quick Guide, New Zealand Must Do's, Goat Island Marine Reserve

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 30/10/2019 4:45:35 PM
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NZ Instagram Competition Fuel Voucher Terms & Conditions

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 16/09/2019 6:41:06 PM
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Exploring Auckland on a Budget

Once making it on the list of one of the most expensive cities in New Zealand, it could be easy for travellers to want to skip this section of the North Island.

Tags: Auckland City, Auckland

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 11/09/2019 1:34:21 PM
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A compact Ace road trip: Tauranga to Taupo


A fun-filled road trip in New Zealand doesn’t have to be a lengthy, The-Lord-of-the-Rings-worthy undertaking. If crisscrossing a nation on a multi-day adventure isn’t your thing, you’ll likely get a kick out of the many shorter jaunts available here, all of which are still packed with exciting attractions.

Rent a car in Auckland, pop down to Tauranga and try this mini-experience on for size.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Holiday Park, Auckland Car Rental, Taupo, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 2/08/2019 1:44:00 PM
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Where to see 6 ''big things'' of New Zealand

Let's not beat around the bush – New Zealand is a small country. With a landmass of around 270,500 square-kilometres split between its two major sections (aptly named the North and South Islands) and a population of barely 4.5 million, it is about the size of the UK, with the population of less than half that of New York City.

Tags: travel guides, Big Fruit, Paeroa, big things, Big L&P Bottle, Big Crayfish, Gibbs Farm, Giant Kiwi

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 29/07/2019 2:10:52 PM
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A guide to NZ's best hot water springs and thermal pools

Situated on the massive geological ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’, New Zealand is a hot spot for some of the world’s best natural thermal springs. As you road trip through this fantastic country, you’ll be able to sit, splash and simply lounge in a variety of waters, from the free and natural to the high-class resort.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Holiday Park, Road Trip Guide, Kerosene Creek, Rotorua, Hanmer Springs, Onsen Hot Pools, Thermal Pools, Water Springs, Hot Water Beach, Where to See

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 29/07/2019 1:58:15 PM
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A traveller's guide to New Zealand cities

New Zealand’s spectacular cities might not be particularly large compared to other nations – the country as a whole only has a population of just over 4 million, after all – but that doesn’t mean they are anything less than superb. In fact, Aotearoa has a wonderful small town feel like few other places on Earth, mixed with gorgeous scenery, exciting adventure and everything else you could want in a road trip holiday.

So where to start?

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, Auckland Airport, Auckland Car Rental, wellington, Queenstown Airport, Greymouth

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 29/07/2019 12:17:10 PM
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A quick guide to: Wellington

Many think that because Auckland is the country’s largest city, it is also its capital. That’s not true, however, as the culinary and arts centre of New Zealand is its primary city: Wellington.

Whether you’re passing through on an end-to-end road trip holiday of Aotearoa or you want to explore the southern North Island on its own, this great place is one of the country’s must-visit destinations.

Tags: wellington, A Quick Guide

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 29/07/2019 11:56:01 AM
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Bring your walking shoes, these are NZ's top national parks

As a small country, there are not as many national parks in New Zealand as, say, Australia (14 versus over 500). However, less is certainly more in this case, as the over 30,000 square kilometres of land these beauties cover are a sight to behold.

Tags: travel guides, Natural attractions, car rental, Rent The Experience, Mount Cook, Tongariro Crossing, Egmont National Park, Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi National Park, Nelson Lakes National Park, Paparoa National Park, Aoraki, Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park, Fiordland, Whanganui National Park, Arthur’s Pass

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 20/06/2019 10:48:55 AM
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Things to do in Wellington


Wellington is the world’s southernmost capital city. Its thriving arts and business scene has led to it having quite a young population (over half of inner Wellington is between 18-49 years, notes, which means there’s always something going on to try out during your road trip holiday here.

Here are 10 fun activities to help you explore Wellington and its surrounds.

Tags: Car Rental Road Trips, wellington, Beach Hopping, National Museum, Things to Do, Museums, interislander, Zoo, beaches, Weta Cave

Posted by Ace Rental Cars on 14/05/2019 2:50:16 PM
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