New Zealand Travel Tips

We've collected all the best travel ideas and advice to enhance your campervan trip around New Zealand. We'll be adding new articles regularly to help build your ultimate holiday itinerary.

Going Bush

When you ‘go bush' in New Zealand, you encounter many strange trees, and many more familiar ones, but what truly sets it apart from your usual woodland is the atmosphere. It's temperate rainforest. The air is hushed and humid ...

Going Bush in NZ

Going Bush

Visit Kerikeri

Kerikeri and the surrounding area is a great place to go if you're interested in New Zealand's history. It's a picturesque small town in the far North of New Zealand, steeped in history and surrounded by scenic waterfalls and native Kauri forest.

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Visit Kerikeri

Staying at New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) Campsites

For anyone considering a holiday in New Zealand, hiring a campervan is a great way to go. Among the best places to stay if you're touring New Zealand in a campervan are DOC campsites.

Staying at DOC Campsites

Staying at DOC Campsites

Hamilton Gardens

The gardens are impressive, varied and very beautiful. You probably won't get around all of them in one go, but they’re free to enter, so you can go as often as you like.

Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens

Top Places to See Dolphins in New Zealand

New Zealand has many species of dolphins. Some tourists choose to visit New Zealand just for the opportunity to swim with them. Here are the top places to see dolphins in New Zealand.

Top Places to See Dolphins

Top Places to See Dolphins in New Zealand

Te Puna Quarry Park

Spending time at Te Puna Quarry Park is an experience for all the senses: the sounds, the colours, the smells of the flowers, the textures of the trails and the art that you can interact with.

Te Puna Quarry Park

Te Puna Quarry Park

What You Get in a New Zealand Campervan Rental

It's hard to imagine there being enough room inside to keep you and your family comfortable for weeks. But you will quickly learn that campervans are like Dr Who's Tardis - they seem bigger on the inside.

What You Get in a New Zealand Campervan Rental

What You Get in a New Zealand Campervan Rental

Taking Your Campervan on the Interislander Ferry

If you plan on visiting both islands on your New Zealand campervan trip, you'll need to take your campervan on the Interislander ferry. The trip through the Marlborough Sounds is magical, and if you're lucky you might even spot some dolphins!

Taking Your Campervan on the Interislander Ferry

Taking Your Campervan on the Interislander Ferry

How To Self-Isolate in a Campervan

One of the few government-approved ways for travellers to self-isolate is in a self-contained campervan. Campervan travel makes social distancing relatively easy and is your best option for surviving self-isolation.

How To Self-Isolate

How To Self-Isolate in a Campervan

Explore Rotorua

Rotorua is a city bubbling with geothermal activity: hot pools, mud pools and geysers release hydrogen sulphide into the air, which is responsible for the sometimes pungent aroma and adds to the city’s charm. It is a constant reminder that you are in another world.

Explore Rotorua

Explore Rotorua

Waitomo Caves

Something you absolutely have to do if you come for a holiday in New Zealand is go on a Waitomo glowworm tour by boat. It. Is. AMAZING.

Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves

Top 10 Things to do in Taupo

Taupō is a very popular holiday destination in New Zealand. Taupō sits on the shore of a massive lake - Lake Taupō, formed 25,000 years ago by the one of the world's largest known volcanic eruptions. Attractions in Taupō include water-based activities, geothermal sightseeing, and many options for adrenaline junkies.

Top 10 Things to do in Taupo

Top 10 Things to do in Taupo

Top 10 New Zealand Beaches

New Zealand is a country made up of islands, which means there's a beach in every direction - so choosing the best ones is difficult to say the least. With so many to choose from, it will always be a matter of opinion. That being said, here's our favourites ...

Top 10 Best New Zealand Beaches

Top 10 Best New Zealand Beaches

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