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Aerial view of Nelson, New Zealand

Use VroomVroomVroom to search for cheap campervan rentals at Nelson Airport. Compare vehicles from trusted companies such as Jucy, Maui, Apollo, Britz and Real Value in locations around the country. Booking a campervan is easy when you use VroomVroomVroom, so start planning your trip to Nelson today. 

Pick up an affordable campervan rental at Nelson Airport

The Nelson region is known for high sunshine hours, friendly locals, and a thriving arts community. It has a strong wine industry, and craft brewing is a growth industry. It's the only part of the country where hops are grown. You can sample much of the produce of the region, mixed with some healthy exercise by following the Tasman Great Taste Cycle Trail, which starts at Nelson Airport. 

Why visit Nelson? Nelson is a great destination to start your New Zealand road trip. This is a great time to fly to Nelson, flights by budget airline Jetstar have brought prices down in competition with Air New Zealand. The carpark has been expanded, and traffic flows improved to cope with the extra numbers. It's the perfect place to start your camper adventure!
Why hire a campervan in Nelson? If you're planning to camp  in Nelson before exploring the rest of the South island, there are many affordable campsites close to  either Nelson Airport or the city centre with  beach access and fantastic facilities. Tahuna Beach Campground and Motels borders the golden sands of Tasman Bay.  

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Attractions near Nelson Airport

  • See the attractions of Nelson; visit the city centre, Rabbit Island and the wharf at Mapua. From there head into the bays of the Tasman district, and the sun spots of Motueka and Kaiteriteri Beach. Marahau is the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park, where you can access sea kayaking trips, or walk portions of the Abel Tasman track. 
  • The Barn Backpackers and Campground is the closest accommodation to the park, and every campsite has a view of the sea. You are about an hour and a half's driving time to Takaka from Nelson, this is a handy service town if you are planning to head into the nearby Kahurangi National Park. 
  • There are fantastic walks in the area, such as the Pupu Hydro Walkway. You can keep following the coast all the way to Golden Bay. Park the camper at Wharariki Beach Holiday Park and take a tour to Farewell Spit, the South Island's northern most point, and a Wetland of International Importance. 
  • Visit the Nelson Lakes. Nelson is not just about beaches and coast, the Nelson Lakes region is at the base of the Southern Alps, and offers alpine adventure. St Arnaud is the service town to the area. 

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Planning to travel between the two islands? Check out our guide here.