Motorhome Rental & Campervan Hire New Plymouth

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Motorhome Rental & Campervan Hire New Plymouth

Campervan hire in New Plymouth

New Plymouth is an excellent place to visit in the winter and the summer; with the Manganui Ski Area on Mount Taranaki – one of the most symmetrical volcano cones in the world – less than an hour away, this coastal city offers visitors an extraordinary array of activities. Not to be missed are the breathtaking views along the thirteen-kilometre-long Coastal Walkway along the Tasman Sea and the Len Lye Centre and Art Gallery. Hikers will be particularly impressed by the views from the Pouakai Tarns and if you need a slow day around the city to recuperate, the botanical gardens at Pukekura Park will serenade your senses.

Top holiday parks in New Plymouth

Fitzroy Beach Holiday Park is ideally located on the water just 3 km west of central New Plymouth. There is plenty for the whole family to do within walking distance of the park itself, such as a playground and swimming pool right next door, and dogs are also welcome except in the most popular weeks of the year between December 20 and January 31. Located next to Kawaroa Park less than 2 km from central New Plymouth, the Belt Road Seaside Holiday Park and Motels promises great facilities and breathtaking views from a metropolitan locale. New Plymouth TOP 10 Holiday Park is located 3 km east of the central business district and just over a kilometre away from the Coastal Walkway. With tree-lined sites, a heated pool, and a sauna, this park is a luxury to retire to after long day of exploring this stimulating region. Follow State Highway 45 southwest out of New Plymouth to spend a night or more at the Oakura Beach Holiday Park, nestled between the ocean and the peak of Mount Taranaki. This park is ideal for lovers of small towns who still want quick access to the sights and sounds of the city; but don’t just head back to New Plymouth to explore the area’s arts – there’s a lot to see (and enjoy eating!) directly in Oakura.

And then what? Campervan hire in New Plymouth

Low budget campers with motorhomes certified self-contained by the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association may be interested in overnighting at Kawaroa Park, a central sea-side location in New Plymouth, which requires no charge for your stay. On- and off-street parking costs between $1 and $2 an hour in the central business district of New Plymouth, though there is one free car park – note the time restrictions before you leave your car for an extended period – on Upper Courtenay Street in front of The Warehouse. If you’re arriving by car and need to leave it somewhere while you explore via campervan, you can park your car at the New Plymouth airport for $80 a week. New Plymouth is located at the junction of State Highways 3 and 45. Travellers headed north to Hamilton or south to Wellington will follow north-south bound State Highway 3. For a more scenic coastal route south, consider following State Highway 45, which circumvents Mount Taranaki on its westward side. There are plenty of great day trips to take from New Plymouth with a motorhome hire, whether you follow State Highway 3 south of the city to its intersection with Monmouth Road for some incredible hikes or skiing on the mountain; or head 35 km northeast along State Highway 3 to try out some of Mike’s Organic award-winning beer; or you follow your nose to the scents of the area’s renowned gardens directly in New Plymouth, in Kaponga, or in Hawera – or the little known but magical Te Popo Gardens south of the city. Or just stay in town to explore Pukekura Park, 52 hectares of manicured and beautiful land that is one of New Zealand’s Gardens of National Significance. Stock your refrigerator before you disembark with your campervan at any of the convenient grocery locations, including New World, Pak’n Save, and Countdown, lining State Highway 45’s path through New Plymouth.

"I joined up with SHAREaCAMPER at the onset and found the staff exceedingly helpful. They assisted me in gaining my TSL and getting my camper ready to go. The booking system is great, you know exactly when your camper is booked and can easily block dates you wish to use the camper yourself. It is so nice to get some income from the camper when it would normally be just sitting in the shed. Well done guys"
Colin - Dinky '88
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"Thank you for inviting us to join SHAREaCAMPER NZ. It is great for owners of Camper Vans, Motorhomes, and Caravans, in New Zealand to share them with the people of the world, when they are not being used, so that they to may experience while they are on holiday in New Zealand, the travelling to beautiful places, and sites of New Zealand."
"The SHAREaCAMPER team, Simone and Kris, have provided step by step personal support right from the moment I first enquired about the idea. They have also made themselves totally available and have gone out of their way to arrange to meet with me personally."
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