A limited number of campervan companies offer vehicles directly in Tauranga. You may wish to also check a wider range of campervans available in Auckland.
Yes, many companies allow a bike rack to be fitted to the vehicle. Please note that these may not be compatible with all makes and models, and usually must be arranged in advance.
Yes, a large number of rental companies allow for one-way rentals.
One-way rentals may not be available between all routes, and additional fees apply, depending on the pickup and drop-off locations. Our comparison tool will automatically factor in any additional fees and show you which vehicles are available on your preferred route.
Yes, unlimited kilometres are generally included for standard vehicle rentals in New Zealand. The comparison tool will show you whether your preferred vehicle has unlimited or restricted kilometres.
If planning this type of trip, you will need to pay the cost of the ferry. Our support team can help with your booking.
Additional one-way fees may apply. The comparison tool will automatically factor this into your total.
Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.
A family-owned and operated business based in the Coromandel Peninsula, Coastal Campers has 2–6 berth vehicles available. The company is unique in that it places no road restrictions on its vehicles.
Just over two hours drive north of Tauranga is Cathedral Cove – a key attraction of the Coromandel Peninsula, marked by its iconic white rock natural archway and turquoise waters. The cove can only be accessed by an hour hike or by sea.
A 232-metre-tall extinct volcanic cone that rises over a peninsular sandbar to the northeast of central Tauranga, the Bay of Plenty’s Mount Maunganui (in Maori it’s Mauao, which means ‘caught be the dawn’) is known for its beaches and surfing. Pilot Bay is on the harbourside and just a few blocks apart, on the ocean side, lies award-winning Main Beach.
Formed two to three million years ago and known locally as ‘The Mount’, a 1.5-hour/2.5 mile trek brings you to the summit, which affords views of the coastline, the Tauranga cruise port (New Zealand’s largest), and the Kaimai Ranges.
Alternatively, a 45-minute 2.1-mile track circles the base and is declared New Zealand’s most popular walk.
Just over one hour’s drive south of Tauranga you’ll find Rotorua and the Wia-O-Tapu, famous for regions unique geothermal and volcanic features.