New Zealand itineraries that will make you an Instagram superstar
They say nothing beats a road trip in New Zealand. And they're right. This little country is an awesome and easy place to drive around. The scenery you'll come across ranges from amazing to fantastic. Therefore, we've created a list of some of our favourite New Zealand itineraries. Now you know exactly where to go in New Zealand.
Make sure your camera or smartphone batteries are charged to the max as you'll be taking so many photos. You'll be an Instagram superstar in no time. Remember to add the hashtag #spaceshipsroadtrip or tag your mates at Spaceships when sharing your awesome pics on Instagram.
Before you start your New Zealand road trip [preparation]
Make sure to download the free Spaceships travel & camping app (for Android & Apple). The app is packed with useful info for your road trip. Campsites, accommodation, deals, petrol stations and things to do and see in the area, it can all be found in the app. As our app is maintained by travellers like you, it's always up to date. And new items, reviews and tips are added on a daily basis.
Suggested itineraries from Auckland
Starting your road trip in Auckland? Make sure to check out our tips for things to do in and around the city. Auckland is an amazing city. As soon as you're done exploring the city you can hit the road to check out these New Zealand itineraries. You're on the road to becoming world famous on Instagram.
- North of Auckland: 5 days road trip
- Auckland to Coromandel & the Waikato region: 12 days road trip
- 14 days, departing Auckland
- 21 days, departing Auckland
Getting out of Auckland is easy. The Spaceships Auckland depot is located in Penrose and is easy to reach by train or bus. Hire for 21+ days and we'll even throw in a free transfer from the airport or the city. We even have deals throughout the year that include freebies like a free transfer or free GPS.
Suggested itineraries from Christchurch
Rather start your road trip on the South Island? No worries, we also have a list of amazing New Zealand itineraries that start from Christchurch. Have fun exploring the South Island, or make it a super long road trip across bothe islands. There are no one-way fees when you travel with a Spaceships campervan.
- Christchurch to Queenstown: drive in 7 days, see Mt. Cook, Lake Tekapo, and more
- More itineraries to come soon... Want to submit your road trip tips? Contact us.
The Spaceships depot in Christchurch is also easy to reach. And the crew is always more than happy to answer all your questions or suggest other awesome itineraries for you to check out. We're all about making sure you'll have an awesome time here in New Zealand.
See it all on a long New Zealand road trip
Can't decide between the North and the South Island? Then make it a super long road trip and see them both. By using our low rate finder you'll which season is the cheapest to travel in. Pay less, travel longer. Easy as.
- Scott's tips & recommendations for a 36-days road trip across both islands.
- 35 days New Zealand van tour
- 12 of the best road trips in New Zealand
Photo gallery of these New Zealand itineraries
Check out these amazing photos made by us and our travel mates on the above-mentioned New Zealand itineraries. Make sure to check out Spaceships on Instagram for even more amazing road trip photos.
Spaceships is the road trip expert
The major benefit of hiring a Spaceship is that we have expert local knowledge on the best things to see and do in New Zealand. You'll get two NZ Frenzy guidebooks for free so you can experience New Zealand like a local. But we also love to answer all your questions about road tripping in New Zealand. Whether you're looking for the most photogenic spots, beautiful waterfalls, or... Just ask any of our crew. Or contact us by email or phone or on Facebook or Twitter.