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There is so much to see and do when it comes to travelling around New Zealand, so hopefully these articles can help you find what you’re looking for!
One Month New Zealand Itinerary

One Month New Zealand Itinerary

Ahhh New Zealand! Rolling green hills, turquoise blue waters, icy glaciers, adventures and Hobbits. This beautiful country is somewhere we are lucky enough to call home and we want to help you get the most out of your one month visit to New Zealand, so we have pulled...

Vineyard Trip Around Waiheke Island – Cruzen Campers

Vineyard Trip Around Waiheke Island – Cruzen Campers

*One customer's personal adventure around Waiheke Island with his Cruzen Camper  Taking my English girlfriend to New Zealand for the first time was a daunting experience. Not only was there meeting friends and family for the first time to navigate but this would also...

5 epic campervan spots in New Zealand

5 epic campervan spots in New Zealand

If you’re planning an epic road trip around New Zealand, you’ll need to make note of the best places to park your campervan for your itinerary. Campervan sites in New Zealand ooze practicality, efficiency and won’t break the bank. Plus they’re also quite popular...

Renting or buying a van: Considering the Pros and Cons

Renting or buying a van: Considering the Pros and Cons

So you’re ready for a road trip to explore the beauty of New Zealand. Truth be told, there is no better experience than travelling with your own means of transport. Fully self-contained campervans have become quite popular over the years, and all for a good reason:...

New Zealand Checklist: Make sure you’ve got the essentials

New Zealand Checklist: Make sure you’ve got the essentials

Travelling to a new country can be a little bit overwhelming, so we’ve put together a checklist of essentials for your trip to New Zealand. Whether you’re here for a short stay or planning on a working holiday, you’ll want to keep this checklist handy.   New...

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner: 3 Meals for Van Life

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner: 3 Meals for Van Life

Living out of a campervan means you need to plan for everything – including home-cooked meals for the week. The easiest (and cheapest) option is to find a meal you’re happy to eat more than once, cook up a big batch and portion it out for the week. This way, you’re...

Best Places to Stay with a Camper Van in New Zealand

Best Places to Stay with a Camper Van in New Zealand

Ready to start your New Zealand campervan adventure? Whether you’ve got a long weekend to get out of the city; a month to see the country; or you’re taking a year off to soak up the best of both Islands, getting on the road in your campervan is the best way to see New...

8 of the best New Zealand destinations to visit this summer

8 of the best New Zealand destinations to visit this summer

Summer in New Zealand? Yes, please! Depending on where you’re coming from, December to February in the southern hemisphere means a hot Christmas and plenty of time outdoors. If you’ve been chasing the sun, summer in New Zealand is a great opportunity to see our...

5 Top Eco Guest Lodges in New Zealand

5 Top Eco Guest Lodges in New Zealand

We have a saying in New Zealand: ‘take the memories with you but leave only your footprints’. If you’re looking for a little luxury outside of your campervan during your trip, try staying in a beautiful eco guest lodge that was built to be as environmentally...

Traveling Requirements for New Zealand

Traveling Requirements for New Zealand

If you're planning a trip to New Zealand, there are a few things you'll need to organise before you hop on the plane. As with any country, you'll need a valid passport that doesn't expire for more than 3 months after your intended departure date.   Do I need a...

9 Destination Hot Spots to visit in New Zealand

9 Destination Hot Spots to visit in New Zealand

New Zealand, also known as the ‘Land of the long white cloud', is well known for its snow-capped mountains, white sandy beaches and as the setting for Lord of the Rings. If you're planning a trip to New Zealand, make sure to add these 9 must-see spots to your...

Where to park your self-contained campervan

Where to park your self-contained campervan

Ah, New Zealand! The land of nature's best landscapes, full of mysteries and unknowns. The beauty of New Zealand is worth exploring, and freedom camping is one of the best ways to do it. Fully self-contained campervans are an effective means of transport. They'll be...

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