Here you'll find tips, tricks and advice for getting the most out of your campervan adventure around New Zealand.
12 Aug 2022
Te Anau is a top destination for families. And with little wonder! This tiny township sits alongside the South Island’s largest lake and is the ideal base for campervan travellers wanting to visit Milford Sound or explore the pristine beauty of Fiordland National Park.
11 Aug 2022
They say the early bird gets the worm, but in New Zealand, the early bird gets unbeatable sunrises and unparalleled views. Coined the ‘Land of the First Light’, New Zealand's east coast is the first place to see the sunrise in the world.
9 Aug 2022
Nestled on the banks of the Waikato River, Hamilton city is filled with scenic walks, tranquil gardens, and endless restaurants and bars to explore. Whether you are looking for stops on a North Island winter road trip or looking to explore in a caravan rental in the summer, Hamilton is a must-do year round.
6 Aug 2022
Ready for your adventure in New Zealand, but not sure what the best way to travel is? New Zealand is an incredible setting to explore, with beautiful open roads and diverse scenery, there’s no better way to explore than getting your own set of wheels and hitting the road! It’s a good idea to make sure you cover all the bases on what both campervan and car travel provide, as well as what their limitations are before making a decision and booking. In this blog, we will provide the pros and cons of both campervan and car travel, as well as some considerations to make that could influence your decision. Let’s dive in!
8 Jul 2022
Planning a campervan holiday in New Zealand involves a few important steps to make your dream holiday a reality. Before planning an itinerary, the first step is choosing the right campervan for your adventures. Your campervan rental will be your home on wheels for the length of your trip, so it’s important you rent a campervan that meets all your needs. This includes one suited to the people you are travelling with, whether it be a family adventure, or a couples escape.
7 Jul 2022
So you’ve got your New Zealand campervan rental booked and sorted for your big drive holiday; what next? One of the best things to do during a campervan holiday in New Zealand is to explore the many cycle trails all over the country. A New Zealand bike tour is the perfect way to immerse yourself in nature and cycle through areas you can only explore by bike. It really is one of the best ways to see the sights, deepen your experience of the countryside and explore New Zealand.
7 Jul 2022
Always fancied exploring some of New Zealand’s nature on fantastic walks and hikes, but not so keen on the idea of lugging around a heavy pack and camping? The North Island of New Zealand has some incredible shorter one-day walks. This means you can park up your campervan at nearby campgrounds, DOC sites, or a freedom camping spot, then get out and explore our fantastic trails and coastlines. And when you’re done, head back to the luxury of your warm bed and well-stocked fridge!
6 Jul 2022
There’s nothing quite like falling asleep to the sound of crashing waves. Being an island, New Zealand is blessed to be surrounded by an abundance of pristine beaches and striking coastlines. Make the most of New Zealand’s beaches and park up for the night in a campsite right on the beach. To help you narrow down the best destinations to park up at for a couple of days, keep reading for our guide on the best beach campsites in New Zealand.
5 Jul 2022
When people think of the natural wonders of New Zealand, they often picture the wide-open spaces and dramatic mountain ranges of the South Island. However, if you’re after stunning beaches, lush native forests, waterfalls and even glow worm caves, you won’t want to miss travelling around the North Island.
The North Island delivers everything from scenic picnic spots and world-class hikes to geothermal pools. If you are looking to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of New Zealand, then don’t miss these 12 must-do nature experiences in New Zealand’s North Island.
5 Jul 2022
Hawkes Bay is sometimes overlooked when planning a New Zealand road trip itinerary, but trust us, it is well worth a visit! There’s a lot to love about this region. Blessed with healthy soils and a warm, temperate climate, Hawkes Bay is one of New Zealand’s biggest wine producers. Hawke’s Bay is also the Art Deco capital of New Zealand. After the devastating 1931 earthquake, the cities of Napier and Hastings were extensively rebuilt in the architectural styles of the time, resulting in a strong art deco influence throughout the region. Other notable landmarks include Cape Kidnappers, Te Mata Peaks, an abundance of world-class wineries, and epic walking tracks to get you out and about exploring nature.