New Zealand Campervan Hire Companies

There are many excellent campervan hire companies in New Zealand ranging from the large multi-nationals to small family run businesses. One-way hire is generally available between major centres. Insurance, mileage charges and optional extras vary from operator to operator so shop around and read the small print. Most allow their vehicles to be taken on The Cook Strait ferries but check before booking.

National companies

Here is a list of New Zealand campervan hire companies that operate on a national basis with depots in both the North and South Island. List shows pick-up and drop-off locations.

Company Camper     size  Auckland Christchurch Queenstown  Other
Apollo Campers 2,4 and 6 berth Yes Yes  --  
Kea Campers 2,4 and 6 berth Yes Yes  --  
Kiwi Campers 2,4 and 6 berth Yes Yes  --  
Space Ship Rentals 2 - 3 berth      Yes Yes  --  
Wilderness Campers 2 and 4  berth Yes Yes  --  
Walkabout 2, 4 and 6 berth Yes Yes  -- Wellington

Maui Rentals 

2,4 and 6 berth

Yes

Yes

 Yes

 

Tui Campers

2,4 and 6 berth

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Britz

2,4 and 6 berth

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Mighty Campers

2 and 4  berth 

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Wicked Campers

2 - 3 berth     

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Bay of Islands Campers 2 -3 berth Yes Yes Yes Paihia, Wellington
Jucy Rentals 2 and 4   berth Yes Yes Yes Dunedin, Wellington
Lucky Rentals 2 - 3       berth Yes Yes Yes Dunedin, Wellington

 

South Island Specialists

Here are five campervan hire companies in New Zealand that specialise in South Island hires only. Companies are listed according to the size of the campervans in stock and the pick-up and drop-off locations they offer. 

 Company Camper size  Nelson    Picton Christchurch Queenstown  Other
Road Abode 2,4 and 6 berth Yes Yes Yes --  
New Zealand Motor Home Retals 2,4 and 6 berth Yes Yes Yes Yes

Blenheim, Dunedin, Greymouth, Wellington

Sunrise Holidays 2,4 and 6 berth Yes Yes  Yes   --  
CamperCo 2 and 6 berth Yes Yes Yes Yes  

Pod Rentals

2 - 3     berth
-- Yes Yes Yes   

 

Unique and Different Campervan Hire

Here are two New Zealand campervan hire companies that offer something that sets them apart from the rest.

 Company Camper size  Auckland  Christchurch  Wellington Uniqueness
Classic Campers 2 berth only Yes Yes Yes A fleet of Classic Retro VW campervans 
Escape Campervans 2 - 3  berth Yes Yes --

Unique, handpainted campers with carbon offset and charitable connections

 

Getting a quote

Most companies now offer quotes on-line and there are a small number of price comparison sites appearing such as www.campervanhirenz.co.nz.