New Zealand is the ultimate road trip destination - from the stunning landscapes to the fresh and delicious food, it's a match made in heaven. VroomVroomVroom is here to help you with all your car hire needs so that your dream of going on a gastronomic road trip adventure can become a reality! If you're wondering where to tantalise those taste buds in picturesque New Zealand, take a look below at our best road trips for foodies.
We had to give props to the North Island's main city. It's a great place to start your New Zealand Road Trip.
Best eats: Chop Chop Noodle House - Ponsonby Central
Recommended car: For city driving we recommend an intermediate vehicle such as a Toyota Corolla or similar. This car is fuel efficient and easy to park.
Location: Auckland is located on the North Island, serviced by both International and Domestic Airports.
Could we really talk about great foodie destinations in New Zealand without an honourable mention of Marlborough? Whether you are visiting for the wineries or seafood, Marlborough is a world-class location.
Best eats: Scenic Hotel Marlborough - Blenheim
Recommended car: For country driving, we recommend an SUV standard vehicle such as a Mitsubishi Outlander or similar for a comfortable drive.
Location: Located in the northeast of the South Island, Marlborough is known as a popular wine region.
Imagine ice-capped mountains surrounding a cosy town perched on the water. That's exactly what Queenstown is like. After feasting your eyes on its amazing scenery, you can now satisfy your cravings.
Best eats: The Bunker Bar and Restaurant
Recommended car: For long distances, we recommend a large SUV full sized vehicle like a Toyota Highlander or similar for comfort.
Location: Queenstown is located in Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. You will fall in love with this beautiful town (plus the drive here is breathtaking).
Fiordland National Park is home to the natural wonder that is Milford Sound. Not only does this place look like a postcard, the food and scenery mean that your foodie road trip just wouldn't be complete without driving here.
Best eats: Fresh Seafood from a fishing trip or trawler
Recommended car: For windy roads we recommend a SUV compact elite such as a Lexus RX350 or similar.
Location: Fiordland National Park is home to the natural wonder that is Milford Sound and is located in the south-west of New Zealand.