Pack up the campervan and don’t forget your bug spray, homies, ’cause we’re sharing our tips for a super lovely, excessively kickass Coromandel Peninsula road trip along the shores of one of New Zealand’s most lush North Island areas, including our favorite beaches, freedom camping info and accommodation options.
Hells Gate is normally a destination I’d like to avoid in life – and after it, just as well – but when given the opportunity to take an extended dunk in New Zealand’s only geothermal mud bath and sulfur spa in Rotorua, you say “yeah, bro” and then do it to it.
Warning: This process requires money, patience, time, a chunk of your sanity, and more of all four. Read our tips and advice on how to self contain a campervan in New Zealand, including the requirements and process for certification, and best of luck. You shall need it.
Thinking of gearing up for a campervan road trip around New Zealand? Read our experience, advice and costs associated with buying & renovating a van in Queenstown.
When moving to a different side of the country with your campervan or car, ferry travel between New Zealand’s South & North Island is the only way to go. Check out our recent Kiwi journey from Picton to Wellington with Interislander.
When Queenstown becomes so small that people complain about avocado poking, take a quick getaway and spend one night in Dunedin, New Zealand.
We recently went stargazing in Lake Tekapo, a scenic town in the center of New Zealand’s South Island with hot pools and a lake. To sum up, we are spoiled.
Celebrating Dia de los Muertos in Wanaka, a tiny New Zealand town with a population of 7,000, was never on my travel to-do list, but it should be on yours.
Compared to bike riding in Texas, cliff jumping in Hawaii or surfing in Australia, learning to snowboard in Queenstown was a success I’ll gladly claim. Yew!
Previously dubbed the ‘eighth wonder of the world,’ we recently had the opportunity to explore New Zealand’s Milford Sound by bus & boat. Holy chur, bros.