In New Zealand
Hire a camper van or Motor Home for you New Zealand tour.
Campervan hire is becoming very popular. A camper van
gives you the freedom to take each day as it comes. Roam
the country, finding beautiful and remote places to park
youll find it convenient to book a powered site
in a holiday park or camping ground. The kitchen, laundry
and bathroom facilities are handy and many sites have
great positions at the edge of a lake or by the beach.
Free camping may be possible, but its wise to
check with the local information centre before you park
for the night.
camper rental rates vary according to the season and
are based on unlimited kilometres per day. Other costs
include insurance and a bond that is refundable at the
end of your holiday. For travel during summer and autumn,
its best to book your motorhome before you arrive
in New Zealand. The usual minimum age to rent a motorhome
is 21 years.
New Zealand Motor Caravan Association
The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association was founded
in 1956, and has grown from a small club to a large
association. Our aims are to travel our country enjoying
all the beautiful places that New Zealand has to offer.
To promote the self propelled caravan movement by improving
the conditions for motorhoming throughout New Zealand.
To encourage motor caravan owners to make their vehicles
self contained, taking pride in keeping our country
more than 30,000 members, and over 17,098 vehicles ranging
from converted buses to motorhomes to commercially built
campervans, there are members the length and breadth
of New Zealand.
the years the Executive have worked for better conditions
for our members, in particular the development of a
self-containment scheme which has now been adopted by
the Standards Council as the official self-containment
standard for motor caravans and caravans.
majority of our members' motorhomes are used for recreational
purposes during the holidays or on the weekends. There
are a few who choose to use their motor caravans for
permanent living. While many of these have 'normal'
jobs, others are on the road, often working in orchards
or market gardens during harvest time.
are people of all ages and from all walks of life in
the NZMCA who enjoy the outdoor life, our lakes, rivers,
bush and beaches and take pride in caring for our environment.