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.
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New Zealand is a winter wonderland. Whether you’re exploring the winding mountain roads of the South Island or the great, undulating hills of the north, you’ll see craggy peaks lit up with brilliant hues of white. Unless you visit north of Auckland, where it’s a subtropical climate, the chances you are going to see Kiwi country with a plentiful dollop of snow.
If you are renting a car and going on a NZ winter road trip, ensure that you have these items packed and ready.
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New Zealand is a country where fun, outdoor experiences are the name of the game. From bungee jumping in Queenstown to exploring the wilderness of Northland, there is a genuine plethora of things to see and do outside in this fabulous country.
As a nation that consists primarily of two main islands, neither of which are particularly wide, the beach is never far away. In fact, Te Ara encyclopaedia states that no location here is more than 130 kilometres from the great blue, and there is around 18,000 kilometres' worth of coastline to be explored.
We've listed some of our favourites with special titles and the closest rental car branch to pick up your rental car , to help you figure out what should feature in your New Zealand beach holiday road trip plan.
With a landmass of around 270,500 square-kilometres split between its two major sections (aptly named the North and South Islands) it is about the size of the UK, but with only 4.5 million people the population is less than half that of New York City – that makes for grand wide open spaces and absolutely stunning countryside. A self-driving paradise!
So you’re thinking about taking a road trip through New Zealand? Great! Aotearoa is one of the prettiest countries in the world to drive through, with both the North and South Island practically swathed in unique, beautiful scenery and world-class tourist attractions.
However, despite the excitement probably building inside you at the opportunity to explore this great nation, you don’t want to blow the budget all on your rental car. So how do you save money on New Zealand car hire?
Planning a road trip holiday to New Zealand? There’s more to it than simply choosing your route and a rental car pick up location, booking the hotels and organising your rental car. With over 94,000 kilometres worth of roads here in the Land of the Long White Cloud, there is plenty of room to explore, yielding new sights and experiences around every corner.
With that in mind, a road trip won’t be as special unless you are prepared for it and have the right supplies. Here is our all-in-one packing checklist to ensure you are bringing along the right goodies.