New Zealand is the ultimate road trip destination, boasting stunning landscapes, a vibrant culture, and fresh and delicious food. Rental car sorted? Great. Now check out our list of top spots for foodies in New Zealand.
We had to give props to the North Island’s crowning city, Auckland. It's a great place to begin your New Zealand adventure, especially if you love good food..
Recommended car: For city driving, we recommend an intermediate vehicle, like 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.
We can’t talk about great foodie destinations in New Zealand without mentioning Marlborough. Whether you’re visiting for the wineries or seafood, Marlborough is a world-class location.
Recommended car: For country driving, we recommend an SUV, like a Mitsubishi Outlander or similar for a comfortable drive.
Location: Located in the northeast of the South Island, Marlborough is 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.
Recommended car: For long distances, we recommend a large SUV like a Toyota Highlander or similar for comfort.
Location: Queenstown is located in Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. You’ll 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, it’s also home to great food.
Recommended car: For windy roads, we recommend a compact SUV, like a Lexus RX350 or similar.
Location: Fiordland National Park is home to the natural wonder that is Milford Sound, and is located in the southwest of New Zealand.