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NEW ZEALAND ROAD TRIP: South Island Itinerary

Last year I rented an awesome camper van to explore New Zealand’s South Island with one of my best friends.  We rented our rad van from Escape Rentals and hit the open road together after each living in separate countries for over a year.  There is no better way to see this beautiful country than by car or camper van.  The ability to take a detour from an unplanned route is excitingly unique.  The South Island offers some of the most beautiful views you will find in the world (I know, I know, everyone says that about every breathtaking country… but I mean it!!).

Further Reading: I’m Living in a Van With My Best Friend

Here is our four week itinerary for taking a road trip on the South Island!




Picton & the Queen Charlotte Track




Abel Tasman National Park


Franz Josef Glacier


Fox Glacier


Haast Blue Pools







Glenorchy & Paradise


Milford Sound




The Catlins



Nugget Point


Mount Cook


Where will your next road trip be?

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Tara Higgins

Tara Higgins

Tara loves all things London and wants to spend the rest of her life reading books in beautiful places. She can often be found nestled up in a bookshop, drinking a pint at the pub, or searching for the best pizza slice in town.