Travelling around the New Zealand's stunning South Island in a motorhome is a great way to holiday. You can collect your motorhome in Picton & then spend time in this picturesque town before travelling down the stunning west coast of the South Island. Picton is a great tiny town that is situated at the top of the South Island. It is the arrival & departure point for the interisland ferry across the Cook Strait from New Zealand's capital city, Wellington.
One time you are prepared to start your journey, you can head west towards Nelson which is a sunny spot featuring golden sand beaches & walking tracks. You may require to take time out to visit the Abel Tasman National Park before taking the road to Murchison on your way towards Westport. Driving your motorhome from Picton to Westport will take around or hours, allowing for a cease in Murchison.
Your trip down the South Island's West Coast is of the most scenic & memorable journeys you can take. There are nation parks & the South Westland area has been designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO. With its amazing scenery, welcoming people, lots of history & a relaxed atmosphere, the West Coast is a holiday location in itself. The individuals who live here absolutely love their part of the world, so it is a nice suggestion to permit lots of time to cease & take in the scenery & spend time with the locals as you journey southwards.
One of the outstanding scenic spots that will mesmerize you can be found south of Westport at Punakaiki. The impressive limestone formations resemble stacks of pancakes &, combined with the blow holes, are a major natural attraction for visitors to New Zealand.