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We have campervans AVAILABLE now, GREAT LAST MINUTE DEALS. Beautiful campervans well set up for freedom camping.

We are here to help you maximise your enjoyment. Enjoy New Zealand at your pace in a Sunrise Holidays vehicle. All our vehicles are certified self contained and well set up for freedom camping, they are all fitted with large solar panels. Browse our Motorhome and Camper Van rental options available from Auckland and Christchurch. Don't hesitate to ask us some questions we would love to hear from you.

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    Piwakawaka

    2+1 Berth Tribute 669

    At a shade under six metres long, the Tribute 669 is compact enough for everyday use but sufficiently spacious for four people to travel and sleep in comfort. It is compact enough to use as a practical everyday vehicle for active families.

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    Piwakawaka

    2 Berth Tribute 680

    The Piwakawaka 680 model is perfect for couples who are after plenty of space, but a van that is discreet and very easy to drive and park.

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    Weka

    2-4 Berth Tribute 625

    The Tribute 625 is a firm favourite – with its large end lounge layout, complete with panoramic windows on three sides, all within a compact 6.3 metre platform!

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    Weka

    4 Berth Tribute 620

    Perfect for a couple or a family with young children.

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    Weka

    4 Berth T-Line 590

    The Weka 590 is perfect for families with young children, or couples who seek space in their kitchen and dining areas. It is the same Fiat Ducato cab with a different fit out than the Weka 620 & 625.

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    Takapu

    2-6 Berth Tribute 720

    Perfect for families! Designed with two distinct lounging areas, the spacious Tribute 720 gives children and parents their own dedicated zones.

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Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire has selected this customer review to be pinned to the top of this page.

This review was selected by Nathan & Chieko Smith of Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire on Tue 21 May, 2019.

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dino Sikkel

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

My fiance and I have nothing but positive things to say about Sunrise, they provided a clean, reliable and versatile vehicle along with all the support we could have possibly needed to provide us with the trip of a lifetime. We still think back to our campervan 'Trevor' with fondness as it (he) was so comfortable and so versatile. One of the best things about the trip was that we were able to stay where others couldnt and longer than those who could. The solar panels charged througout the day and the gas was so efficient (we only refilled once over our 5 week trip and even then it was still half full) such that we had more than enough power to keep us going wherever we were. So while others were having to travel to the larger campsites to plug in (we met loads of campervanners who were out of power and had to find a large campsite), we were able to pick and choose sites that were off the beaten track, quiet and beautiful (the self contained campsite at the top of Log Race Road in Piha - and its views- were incredible). The Sunrise team offered support every step of the way. When all wrapped together, this meant that we had no worries, no concerns, we were away from the crowds and we could just get on with appreciating how amazing NZ is and enjoying our time away.

Reviewed about 1 month ago and experienced in January 2019

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Hi Dino, thanks heaps for the great review, nice to meet you guys and hear about your amazing adventures. Glad you guys loved Trevor so much, he enjoyed the journey too. Hope to see you again sometime. Nathan

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dino Sikkel

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

My fiance and I have nothing but positive things to say about Sunrise, they provided a clean, reliable and versatile vehicle along with all the support we could have possibly needed to provide us with the trip of a lifetime. We still think back to our campervan 'Trevor' with fondness as it (he) was so comfortable and so versatile. One of the best things about the trip was that we were able to stay where others couldnt and longer than those who could. The solar panels charged througout the day and the gas was so efficient (we only refilled once over our 5 week trip and even then it was still half full) such that we had more than enough power to keep us going wherever we were. So while others were having to travel to the larger campsites to plug in (we met loads of campervanners who were out of power and had to find a large campsite), we were able to pick and choose sites that were off the beaten track, quiet and beautiful (the self contained campsite at the top of Log Race Road in Piha - and its views- were incredible). The Sunrise team offered support every step of the way. When all wrapped together, this meant that we had no worries, no concerns, we were away from the crowds and we could just get on with appreciating how amazing NZ is and enjoying our time away.

Reviewed about 1 month ago and experienced in January 2019

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Hi Dino, thanks heaps for the great review, nice to meet you guys and hear about your amazing adventures. Glad you guys loved Trevor so much, he enjoyed the journey too. Hope to see you again sometime. Nathan

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Dieter Stein

Ranking: 10/10

One of the best camper Rentals. I booked 32 days from Germany in March 2019
1. TOP Quality - Camper only 1 to 2 years old
2. TOP Service - every problem is kindly clarified
3. TOP Price - very good price compared to other companies
I can only recommend Sunrise Holidays - very friendly and competent
Best Regards from Germany
Dieter and Sabine

Reviewed about 1 month ago and experienced in March 2019

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Hi Dieter and Sabine, thanks for your review and been so understanding when we had a bit of an issue. Enjoy your next adventure, with 40 years of experience in motorhoming your knowledge and expereince certainly exceeds mine. Regards Nathan and the sunrise team

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Martha Duszynska

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

We had a wonderful month in New Zealand in our lovely Piwakawaka Campervan called "Henry", or "Sir Henry", as we called him. He never failed to bring us to our destination, travelling was smooth, cooking in the campervan was really fun. I think it was the perfect size for me and my fiancé. It was also well equipped with anything you would need in that time. As we were self contained we were able to camp in some amazing spots, as in the Bay of Island in a lovely bay, next to lake in the Fjordlands at Lake Manapouri or Lake Pukaki, just to name a few. We didn't have any issues - the only minor thing, that was a little bit annoying was the fridge cover, that went loose quite in the beginning. But on our campervan checkup at Don's place that issues was quickly fixed and the fridge opened like a charm after that. If you have the time we highly recommend Don's Organic garden close to Motueka. It was such an amazing experience, as Don is such a sweet person and the campsite was amazing.
When we picked up the campervan in Auckland the people were really kind and nice. Especially the lady, who showed us the campervan was super sweet and we felt really welcome.
When we dropped the campervan we were picked up by Ross, who is also an amazing person, and he was really sweet and gave us some nice tips for Christchurch. Everything was so uncomplicated - I can highly recommend Sunrise Holidays for your Holiday in NZ.
We will definitely come back some time with our family and rent a bigger campervan und travel NZ again. The experience was wonderful. Thanks Sunrise! :)

Kindest Regards,
Martha & David

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora Martha and Dave, great to hear Henry the Piwakawaka fitted your needs so perfectly. We were blessed to have the exclusive use of Dons camp (amazing garden) and services to check up at the midpoint of our customers journey. Its always nice to hear how peoples New Zealand adventure went. Look forward to seeing you and the new additions to the family when you return. Nathan and the sunrise team

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John B

Ranking: 10/10

Renting a campervan from Sunrise for my month in NZ was a great experience from start to finish!

They offered me a van that was just right for me at a price well below their competitors, and were friendly and helpful in the run up to my trip. They collected me from the airport, and picking up the campervan must only have taken 20 minutes or so. During the trip they were in touch to check all was well and to give me important travel updates, and I even stayed for free at their base near Picton where I got a free vehicle checkup. I'd been unlucky to have a puncture, which they changed for me and Nathan, the owner, even drove out to meet me to give me a replacement spare wheel - I was touched that he was so determined to make the effort! Returning the vehicle was very straightforward, and they were completely accommodating about the delays I encountered with the Picton ferry.

All in all, Sunrise went above and beyond to be helpful, friendly and accommodating at every turn and if I went back to NZ there's no one else I'd go to for a campervan. Thanks for all your hard work!

Reviewed 2 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora John, thanks for your awesome review, it was really nice to meet you. As you were passing through my home town I was indeed very determined to get you that tyre, I was aware of your tight schedule and been a weekend didn't want to risk the chance of you getting another flat without a spare. You must have enjoyed the South island so much, from memory you had only given yourself a day and a half days to get back up to Auckland. Enjoy the rest of your year Nathan and the sunrise team

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Geertje and Rein

Ranking: 10/10

We enjoyed "our" Sunrise campervan for six weeks. The freedom to be able to camp on the grid was an important reason to choose Sunrise. The personal contacts both during the preparation of our trip and during the period that we were in NZ were great! Certainly after a minor accident, Nathan provided excellent guidance. We would like to travel with Sunrise again.

Reviewed 2 months ago and experienced in February 2019

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora Geertje and Rein, thanks for your nice review. All our campervans are well set up for freedom camping, mush better than most which is just how we like them. Minor incidents can happen on tour, I am glad that we were able to get you sorted and back on the road so quickly without to much impact to your adventure. All the best, regards Nathan and the sunrise team.

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Fredrik & Mattias

Ranking: 10/10

We rented a campervan with Sunrise Holidays for three weeks and are very satisfied! We had a lot of questions before the day of rental and Sarah responded to all of our questions very fast and was extremely helpful!
When picking up the van we received all instructions needed in a very good way.

During our rental we had an issue which Nathan at Sunrise Holidays solved very quickly.

The campervan had everything you needed, good storage, bed was very comfy and the shower was big! Returning the campervan was also very easy and Eddie who was there when we returned the campervan was very friendly and helpful and even drove us to the city where we had to go afterwards!

I highly recommend everyone to rent with Sunrise Holidays and next time we will go to New Zealand we will definitely book with them again without any doubt! The service is top class!

Million thanks to Nathan, Eddie and the rest of the team at Sunrise Holidays.

Kindest Regards Fredrik & Mattias

Reviewed 3 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Hi Fredrik & Mattias, thanks for your great review, sounds like we did an ok job. Glad you enjoyed travelling in our camper and enjoyed our amazing country. All the best Nathan and the sunrise team.

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Hans Stam

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Voordat we aan onze reis naar Nieuw Zeeland begonnen hebben we nadrukkelijk gezocht naar een camperverhuurder die garant zou staan voor goede service en support. Direct al na de eerste mailuitwisseling was het contact met Sunrise prettig en persoonlijk. Zij gaven ons direct vertrouwen dat onze campertrip perfect in orde zou komen door o.a. veel goede adviezen die belangrijk zijn voordat je aan zo'n reis begint. Voor ons was het namelijk de eerste keer dat we met een camper op reis zouden gaan.
We kijken nu terug op een van de mooiste reiservaringen, mede door de goede support van Sunrise.
Onderweg hadden we een probleempje met de olie van de campervan. Nathan heeft direct actie ondernomen en kwam gelijk de dag erna zelf in een vervangende auto. Spontaan bood hij ons een lunch aan voor het ongemak.
De reparatie werd ondanks dat het zondag was gelijk bij een locale garage uitgevoerd waardoor we dezelfde dag weer met onze camper verder konden. Het was leuk dat het omruilen van de auto's bij het strand plaatsvond waar wij verbleven. Nathan nam de gelegenheid om nog even te zwemmen met z'n vader. Daarna heeft hij voor hij vertrok nog veel goede tips gegeven voor onze verdere reis.
Absoluut een dikke 10 voor Sunrise.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Hi Hans, thanks for your awesome review. It was great meeting you guys, and I think the day was a real highlight for my dad who doesn't get out that much anymore. Thanks for been such great customers, we really enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again. With thanks Nathan

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Marcel

Ranking: 10/10

Thanks to the whole sunrise holidays family. We have had a wonderful and impressive holiday in New Zealand. From the beginning we#ve had the feeling that we trusted the right guys regarding the renting of a campervan. The support we have experienced was really good. As we have had a small technical problem in the beginning with our campervan Nathan has offered us another bigger campervan, free of charge of course. You can get in touch with the sunrise holiday team at any time and are going to get helpful answers immediately.
The campervans have a really good configuration with everything you need and even more, like the speed cruise control which helps a lot when you are driving more than 3500km, as we did. Due to the sunrise panels on the roof of the campervan we could easily enjoy the pleasure of free camping. All the campervans of Sunrise are in really good shape and not that old compared to the Campervans offered from the other renting companies.
We can definetly recommend sunrise holidays to everyone who wants to experience a great and wonderful time in New Zealand without worrying about the campervan at any time.
Thank you very much guys for making this vacation to one of the best we have ever had and probably will have. We really got the feeling that we were part of your family.

Cheers and best wishes from Germany,

Mareike and Marcel.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora Marcel and Mareike, thanks for the fantastic review. Great to hear you had one of your best vacations ever in one of our vehicles and enjoyed the solar panels and freedom camping. It was also so good to see and hear your response from the upgrade, it made me so happy been able to offer it. Many thanks Nathan

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Andrew Sanis

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Sunrise Holidays gave my family an adventure and experience of a lifetime. We loved the camper, we fell in love with New Zealand and everybody at Sunrise Holidays took care of us along the way.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora Andrew, thanks for your lovely words, it gives me and the team great joy to hear you and your family had the trip of a lifetime. Regards Nathan and the team and sunrise

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Bengt Pehrson

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Everything was good!
A tip: We had to use our own telephons gps, so it should be much better if the camper had mobile roadband. We are very pleased with Natan, who helpt us with the fridge.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora Bengt, thanks for your great review, we do provide GPS in the campers but sometimes they can be a little naughty play up, as I think must have happened in your case. As mobile coverage has improved we actually went away from providing wifi in our vans as we didn't see much benefit to our customers and it just seemed to be a money making tool for us campervan companies. The wifi only works if there is coverage, so really just similar to or no advantage from hot spotting a mobile phone. All the best Nathan and the sunrise team.

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MortenHaek

Ranking: 10/10

Due to a misunderstanding in the booking our familty stood without a campervan on arrival in NZ just a few days before Christmas, the ultimate high season of high seasons!

Numerous calls to most of rental companies in NZ without luck! Then I got in touch with Sunrise Holidays and within few hours our long time time planned holiday was possible despite the booking issue!

My guess is that their customer service is unmatched in NZ! Nathan and his team really made a difference for our family :-)

Reviewed 5 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Awesome thanks Morten, another very satisfied sunrise customer, glad we could help out. Many thanks Nathan and the sunrise team.

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Chris Mitts

United States

Ranking: 10/10

During a trip to New Zealand my girlfriend and I rented a campervan from Sunrise Holidays out of Christchurch. The experience was amazing and Sunrise had a lot to do with that. The owner Nathan picked us up from the airport in our campervan, gave us a run down of anything and everything we would need to know about the campervan, and had us practice driving with him. Nathan was extremely helpful, answered all of our questions, and made sure we were totally comfortable before leaving us. He even gave us a few tips on what to do while we were out exploring the South Island, and told us about a great weather forecasting site which definitely saved us from being stuck in rain a few times. The campervan itself was very clean and worked great. We had no issues with it whatsoever, definitely everything we expected and more. When the unfortunate time of our trip ended came, Nathan even came to our hotel in Christchurch to pick the campervan up from us.

Overall, Sunrise Holidays really makes you feel welcome and as part of their family, you can tell they put a lot of effort into the care and maintenance of their campervans and really care about each individual customer.

Reviewed 5 months ago and experienced in September 2018

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Hi Chris, thanks for your kind words, it was great to meet you guys, you were the first hire of my season and it was great that I happened to be back in Christchurch when it was time to drop off the van. Glad you had such an amazing holidays, the smiles of you both was so infectious. Keep loving life. Nathan and the sunrise team.

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Nicola

Ranking: 10/10

Great Team for a great holiday; all was perfect and on time. The Sunrise Team has been responsive, easy going and fully supporting us from the beginning to the end! The campervan was brand new (just 37000 km) and we drove for 4000 km without any problem. Thank you Friends, if there will be a next time in NZ, for sure it will be with you! Take care!

Reviewed 5 months ago

Sunrise Holidays - Campervan Hire responds:

Kia Ora Nicola, thanks for your great review, sounds like you had a pretty perfect adventure, we are looking forward to seeing you next time you are down under. Nathan and the Sunrise team

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