Oct
27
2017

Pick up your campervan rental and explore one of these top destinations

By Australia / Las Vegas / New Zealand / North Island / Northern Territory / United States /

At any given time, DriveNow has an extensive list of bargain campervan rental deals. As the company continues to expand its influence worldwide, we’re able to offer more great motorhome and campervan rental deals than ever before. The latest development includes DriveNow becoming the new sales and operational partner for motorhome and campervan rental company, Camper Travel. Essentially, DriveNow will handle and process all of Camper Travel’s bookings. This means you can comfortably book and pick up your campervan rental from one of these destinations and trust that DriveNow has it covered. While you’re travelling in one of our most destination countries, we suggest you enjoy one of these road trips. Australia – Kakadu National Park Kakadu is a fantastic place for travellers to head with their campervans. This world-class national park boasts an abundance of wildlife, pristine wetlands, protected Aboriginal art sites and spectacular waterfalls. There’s little wonder why it has earned itself a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. You’ll find…

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Jan
17
2016

5 Adventure activities on the North Island

By New Zealand / North Island /

From climbing bridges to trekking through alpine wilderness, New Zealand’s North Island is home to many exciting activities, which are often overlooked by travellers in favour of the South Island’s outdoor adventures. Here are five adventure activities you must try up north. Auckland Bridge Climb New Zealand’s only bridge climb is based in Auckland. Your tour guide leads you up the bridge, highlighting some of the bridge’s architectural features. The one and a half hour tour also allows you to spot the city’s iconic landmarks before you reach the summit, where incredible 360 degree views await. Rafting on the Kaituna River (pictured) White water rafting at its best awaits on the Kaituna River. You’ll be bumped around as your guide takes you across the river at high speed and launches over waterfalls, which are several metres high. This thrilling but safe activity keeps you on the edge of your toes but is also loads of fun. Tongariro Alpine Crossing Tongariro is New Zealand’s…

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Dec
24
2015

Driving through New Zealand’s north island

By New Zealand / North Island /

A drive through New Zealand’s north island in a campervan is one of the best experiences you’ll ever have. Head to DriveNow to hire a campervan in Auckland, then make your way to these fascinating areas. Bay of Plenty The beautiful Bay of Plenty is home to New Zealand’s only active volcano, White Island. You’ll have a chance to explore the island and learn about the country’s volcanic workings. While in the Bay of Plenty, take in the sights of Tauranga Harbour with a kayaking trip, join a night-time glow worm tour on Lake McLaren, or swim with wild dolphins on a boat trip. Wellington Experience Wellington’s vibrant street culture, and its lively city markets, walking and biking trails and superb dining scene. The city is also filled with museums, galleries and parkland, making Wellington an interesting destination with lots to see and do. One of Wellington’s highlights – not to be missed – is the Mount Victoria Lookout, which…

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May
12
2013

Take a road trip through Middle Earth

By Auckland / New Zealand / North Island / Queenstown /

Are you a diehard Tolkien fan who has always wanted to experience the beauty of Middle Earth for yourself? Then New Zealand is the country for you. After all, all three movies in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as the Hobbit and its two soon-to-be-released sequels were filmed right here in the Land of the Long White Cloud! Why not visit New Zealand, organise a car rental and explore some of the many destinations that featured in those hit films for yourself? We guarantee it’ll be a trip that you’ll never forget. Hobbiton in Matamata Nestled in the rolling green hills of the North Island, visitors to the town of Matamata will find the hidden village of Hobbiton. This picturesque movie set has been left standing following the completion of filming and serves as a fantastic visitor’s destination for ring-buffs. A great itinerary for a trip to Hobbiton is to book yourself an Auckland car hire, and…

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May
11
2013

The North Island Foodie Road Trip

By Auckland / New Zealand / North Island / Wellington /

Zealand is a nation of foodies, so it only makes sense to visit the culinary hotspots of the country. Here’s your guide for where to go to with your Wellington or Auckland car hire to keep your taste buds happy when travelling through the North Island! Coromandel Ask any Kiwi from the North island, the Coromandel is the place to go for oysters. It’s not bad as a holiday spot either, but that’s another story. The Coromandel Oyster Company is right in the heart of the Coromandel and offers fresh pacific oysters from the farm gate – as well as a multitude of other oceanic delights from the area. Kapiti Kapiti is a small area just an hour away with a Wellington car hire and while small, cannot be missed because it is home to two of New Zealand’s best dairy products. The name Kapiti goes hand-in-hand with both ‘cheese’ and ‘ice cream’. Cheeses from here are known throughout the…

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