11 Sep 2020
There's no better place for the kids to grow up than outside. Embracing freedom, exploring nature and learning about the world. It's what every parent wants for their kids, but living in a city or town, it can be difficult to provide. Well, imagine jumping into a motorhome and being able to escape to a secluded spot to enjoy some family time, sipping a glass of wine whilst the kids play in the great outdoors. To make sure it's as idyllic as it sounds, here's a few tips on how to travel by motorhome with kids.
14 Aug 2020
Planning your motorhome holiday but not sure what you're looking for? There are lots of factors you need to take into account when choosing your vehicle, check out our tips to choosing your perfect campervan!
8 Oct 2019
Rach Stewart, a kiwi landscape travel and adventure photographer recently picked up one of our maui Ultima motorhomes from our Christchurch branch and embarked on a 5-day trip heading South to Queenstown. Rach gets inspired by landscapes and loves to travel to new places, exploring the unknown and finding the all-important elements that connect humans with nature. This time Rach wanted to visit places she had never been before, documenting her experiences along the way with her stunning photography skills. Read about her trip below.
6 May 2019
It's widely accepted that if you are looking for cheaper travel options, the best time to rent or hire is in the off-season. When travelling in New Zealand throughout the off-season, it’s often possible to grab interesting deals thanks to discounted off-peak prices. In reality, there is extensive vehicle availability for off-peak travel options, due to the slow-down that usually happens after peak season. The only question is, where in the wild blue yonder will you go?
26 Oct 2018
"It’s hard to imagine a better way to get together for a girls’ weekend than taking a road trip to a great destination. Bypass the hotel and jump in a Maui motorhome for your next luxurious girls’ weekend away." Peta Stavelli tells us why girls long weekend motorhome trips are soaring in popularity, and why you need to take one.
12 Sep 2018
Rach Stewart, a kiwi landscape photographer recently picked up one of our maui River motorhomes and embarked on a trip through South Island. With a passion for landscapes, combined with a love to travel to new places, Rach set about exploring a combination of South Island's most popular locations and a few lesser-known gems, documenting her experiences along the way her stunning photography skills. Here's her story.
26 Aug 2018
There’s nothing quite like making a fresh start, and spring is the perfect time to hit the road in search of rejuvenation and adventure.
And what better place to experience the striking onset of spring than New Zealand, a country literally bursting with colours and flavour from September to November, when its flora and fauna reawaken after the sleepy winter months.
15 May 2018
Those who've been to New Zealand will likely talk your ear off about the beauty, the variety, the purity - or maybe all of them at the same time. Maybe that's what motivated Jade to shortlist New Zealand when looking for a holiday with her husband and young child. Clearly, she fell in love with the place as she ended up visiting in one of our maui Ultima campers. Follow Jade's photo story as she travels through the lower South Island.
14 Mar 2018
Cycling is a perfect way to explore New Zealand. And with a whole handful of cycle trails across the country, you'll be spoilt for choice. Threading through unique landscapes, with gentle gradients, they provide a perfect way for you to soak up the natural beauty of New Zealand.
Not a "cyclist?" No problem, rent an electric bike to take the strain out of it as you ride from winery to winery in a day. Want a unique adventure with your partner or group of friends? Try a multi-day ride with a stop off in some quaint accommodation. To get you started, we've put together our local knowledge on how to incorporate the best parts of these rides into easy day trips.
6 Mar 2018
You'll be hard pushed to find the variation that Otago provides. From the rolling tussock hills to wineries, clear blue lakes to snowcapped mountains. The area really comes alive in autumn - as the trees change to a golden hue, the rivers swell, whilst snow dusts the mountain tops. A truly classic New Zealand scene. Here's a selection of must-visit places for your next South Island trip.