Path Explorer Manual

Travel New Zealand in your mobile ‘home away from home’! The ultimate family motorhome is here and is large and spacious enough to sleep up to 6 people! The Trail Explorer Motorhome boasts all the comforts of home yet is easy to drive and handles great on New Zealand's touring routes so you can enjoy the ultimate superior road trip. Enjoy luxurious features such as DVD player, air-conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, plus full shower and toilet facilities. Every drawer and cupboard reveals a surprise - fridge, stove, wardrobe, crockery, cutlery, linen, towels and much more! With on-board shower and toilet, the Path Explorer is certified as ‘self-contained’, which allows travellers to freedom camp in New Zealand’s beautiful National Parks.

Please browse our Accessories for great rental rates on awning kits, outdoor furniture, solar showers and other great products for camping in comfort and style. 

Rental Rates

Days 1-30
Apr
1 May -
30 Sep
1-31
Oct
1 Nov -
15 Dec
16 Dec -
10 Jan
11 Jan -
1 Mar
1-31
Mar
5-20 $180 $97 $180 $230 $375 $330 $285
21-35 $175 $92 $175 $225 $370 $325 $280
36+ $170 $87 $170 $220 $365 $320 $275

Vehicle Specifications

  • Vehicle Make: Ford Transit
  • Vehicle Age: 2008-2009
  • Passenger Capacity: 6 Adults
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Consumption: 14 litre per 100km. This does depend on how the vehicle is driven
  • Engine Size: 2.4L Intercooled Turbo Diesel
  • Transmission Type: 5 or 6 Speed Manual
  • Power Equipment: Power steering
  • Air-Conditioned: Drivers Cabin/Main Cabin (240 V)
  • Seating Configuration: Two in the front driving cab and 4 in the living area.
  • Seatbelts: 6
  • Entertainment: DVD player
  • Radio & CD Player: AM/FM Radio/CD Player and auxiliary (MP3/iPod) input.
  • Cigarette Lighter: 12V, which is suitable to use a Power inverter 12v-240v, Allows you to run mains powered devices from your car battery. Ideal for recharging small appliances such as mobile phones, laptop computers and cameras.
  • Internal Walk-Through Access: Yes
  • AA 24 hour roadside Assistance: Yes
  • Baby/Booster Seat Info: This vehicle has positioning for a total of four child restraints. Two baby seats (three years and under) can be fitted to the rear forward facing seat with a baby bolt. OR four booster seats (minimum four years of age) can be fitted to the rear dinette seat with a lap-sash belt.
  • Sleeping Configuration: Extra large 2.1m x 1.5m, 1.9m x 1.3m and 2.1m x 1.8m.
  • Gas Cooker: 4 burner gas hobb, grill, rangehood
  • Microwave: Yes, operates from 240V only so the vehicle must be plugged into mains power to operate.
  • Gas Bottle: 2 x 4.5kg
  • Fresh Water Tank: 150 Litres
  • Waste Water Tank: 150 Litres
  • Heating: Driver's Cabin/Main Cabin is Fan heater (240V) and gas heater (12V)
  • Fridge Freezer: 130 Litre
  • Shower/Toilet: Shower with fold-away basin plus cassette flush toilet
  • Power Supply: 240 V, 2 x 12V house batteries and solar power
  • Storage: Ample cupboard space plus additional luggage storage at Tui Campers Branches.
  • Fly Screens: Fly screen security door
  • Exterior Access: Front and side doors
  • Equipment Provided: Crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, pots, frypan, grater, chopping board, colander, potato peeler, salad/serving bowls, storage containers, toaster, kettle, teapot, coffee plunger, bucket, brush and shovel, teatowels, heater, electric jug, cloths pegs and line, fire extinguisher, LPG gas bottle, maps and camping ground guide book.
  • Linen & Bedding Provided: Bed Sheets, 3x Duvet, 3x Blanket. Items provided per person 1x Pillow, 1x Pillow Case, 1x Bath Towel
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Safe: Yes
  • Certified Self Contained: Yes
  • Internal Height: 2.06m
  • External Height: 3.20m
  • Width: 2.20m
  • Length: 6.0m
  • PLEASE NOTE that, due to popular demand, Freedom Campers now offers pick up and/or drop off in Wellington, Picton, Greymouth, Dunedin, Nelson and Queenstown.
    However, please note that a surcharge of NZ$650 applies per pick up and/or drop off.  *Bookings for the 1st Oct onwards the price is $695
  • REMOTE LOCATION HIRES Please note the following changes to our providing this service:
    • No pick ups or drop offs at remote locations from 20 December to 10 January (inclusive).
    • From 11 January to 19th December (inclusive) a 14 day minimum hire period applies.
  • Insurance is included in the rates
  • Unlimited kilometres, and GST (15%)
  • All charges are calculated on a daily basis, not a twenty-four hour day.
  • For all rental vehicles there is a minimum period of five days.
  • Courtesy Airport transfers before and after your hire are included in the price.
  • Your Standard Excess/Deductible is $2500NZD ($3400NZD for drivers aged under 25 years)
  • Bond Waiver is $30.00NZD per day (Standard) or $37.00NZD per day for drivers aged under 25 years. Maximum charge is for 40 days.
  • We do not deduct the bond from your Bank account
  • Multiple windscreen and tyre cover are included in the bond waiver insurance
  • We do not charge for extra drivers
  • Free starter pack, Regional and activities guide.
  • Comprehensive road atlas supplied on loan.
  • Nationwide AA road side service.
  • Rates and Conditions maybe subject to change.
  • Special discounted rates apply for rentals for more than 50 days. Details are available on application.
  • Multiple Rentals Consecutive campervan rentals in New Zealand Freedom Campers and Australia Tasmania Campers can be combined to earn generous long-term rental discounts.
  • Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge of 2% for Visa or MasterCard.