Christchurch to Auckland
Campervan Itinerary

24 Days New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary | Northbound Rover

Hire a campervan in Christchurch and head south to the high country lakes and Mt Cook then back to Dunedin on the east coast. Take the road west to Milford Sound then north to Queenstown and Wanaka. Follow the west coast north to the glaciers then Nelson and Marlborough. Take the ferry to Wellington before heading north by either west or east coast route to Napier. Head through the central North Island taking in Taupo, Rotorua, and Waitomo en route to Auckland.


Itinerary highlights:

  • Swimming with rare dolphins in Akaroa
  • The Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo
  • The strange formations of the Moeraki Boulders
  • Penguins and albatross in Dunedin
  • The scenic splendour of Milford Sound
  • A scenic flight over the glaciers
  • Hiking national parks around Nelson
  • The beautiful ferry trip over the Cook Strait
  • The art deco city of Napier
  • Maori culture and geothermal geysers in Rotorua
  • Ancient forest at Sanctuary Mountain
  • A visit to a volcano in Auckland
Christchurch to Auckland campervan road trip itinerary

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