Spring in New Zealand is one of the best times of the year. The roads are quieter and the weather is mild; it’s the perfect time for a New Zealand road trip. Plan your campervan hire for the months of September through November, just as spring sets in. Here are a few reasons why we love to travel New Zealand during spring.
Daytime spring temperatures average around 19 degrees Celsius (°C) in the north to 16°C in the south. These temperatures mean that you won’t overheat during all your daytime adventures, but is enough to keep you warm. During springtime, you may experience a spot of rain or two. So, don’t forget to pack your raincoat.
Fresh local produce
Spring in New Zealand means that everything is in bloom and great, fresh local produce. If you enjoy a farmers market and fresh produce, there is no better time to visit New Zealand. Head to Hawke’s Bay or Nelson and enjoy some of New Zealand’s greatest produce – including local wine and other delicacies.
As spring in New Zealand is often quieter than other months, this is the best time to enjoy the great outdoors. You can take your time to enjoy New Zealand’s hiking trails without having to share the path with many others.
Value for money
Prices throughout the country are generally more affordable than the peak season. Motorhome rentals aren’t as expensive, as well as discounts at local attractions. There is often more availability at campgrounds, as well as local restaurants and cafes. It’s really a win-win.
Chase all the waterfalls
Spring is the perfect time to go chasing all of New Zealand’s waterfalls. The warmer temperatures, rainfall and melting snow contribute to higher water levels, meaning impressive waterfalls. Witness some of New Zealand’s most powerful waterfalls or if you’re brave enough, take the plunge and dive into the spectacular waterholes.
Campervan hire in New Zealand is always a great way to travel, and no matter when you go, you will have the time of your life. These are just a few of the reasons why we love travelling during spring in New Zealand. Book your next adventure today!