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Everything You Need To Start Planning Your Campervan Roadtrip

New Zealand is a country of huge diversity, and around every corner, there's a new adventure waiting for you. If you're looking for a way to explore New Zealand on your terms, there's no better way than with the freedom and flexibility of a Mighty campervan. Pick a start and finish point, and travel at your own speed discovering all the hidden local secrets along the way. To get you started, we've put together all you need to help plan your adventure in New Zealand, from destination guides to travel tips, to get you out on the road discovering our backyard and ticking off some of New Zealand's top natural attractions.

12 Jul 2020

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Five Epic North Island Adventures

With quieter roads and less people about, winter is one of the best times of the year to go on an epic North Island adventure. Better yet, call in and try out one (or some) of these top five things to do on your way to Ohakune. They are bound to get your blood pumping and ready for an epic adventure.
All of these activities are only a few hours out of Auckland so why not enjoy a winter getaway this year? Grab a friend (or two), book a camper and get exploring! The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co...

10 May 2020

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Stunning Photos of New Zealand

One of the most breathtaking countries in the world, the intrepid traveller will find the north and south islands of New Zealand offer unparalleled natural beauty, high adventure, and exceptional quality food and wine. (If you don't believe us check out some of the photos below.)
With stunning, rugged mountains and excellent ski fields, ancient forests, huge waterfalls, glaciers, magical pristine beaches and an abundance of unique wildlife New Zealand has an unmatchable magic.
Approximately 2000km...

4 May 2020

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Bluff Oyster & Food Festival

Bluff is often considered New Zealand’s oldest permanently settled European town, although hotly contested with Kerikeri in Northland. The port town was established due to the lucrative flax trade in 1823/24. The area itself was not formerly settled by Maori. Bluff is generally referred to as New Zealand’s southernmost town. The Stirling Point Signpost attracts travellers from all over the globe for photos of the sign that shows the distance from Bluff to a variety of major centres and the South...

10 Apr 2020

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6 Must visit places in New Zealand this Autumn

Thinking of travelling to New Zealand soon? Surely the long days of summer would be the obvious choice, and for many travellers it is – but our favourite season by a long shot is autumn. Why you ask? Well, not only are there fewer people travelling, which means shorter queues and lower prices for everything (including campervans). Oh, and did we mention that New Zealand turns into a colour extravaganza – quite possibly the Instagrammers dream.
Here are our top 6 places to visit on your next trip...

17 Mar 2020

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Autumn Travel Destinations

Autumn in New Zealand - the temperatures drop a little and the days get shorter, but the sunshine hours still stay from summer. So this makes it the ideal time to explore New Zealand’s outdoors during the ‘endless summer’ months March to May.
It’s not only one of the most stunning times as New Zealand’s native flora is evergreen but also one of the quietest and cheapest times as most tourists have gone by now. The lower temperatures and comfortable weather conditions make hikes and active explorations...

10 Mar 2020

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5 Free Must Do Short Walks

You've probably chosen to travel by campervan for a number of reasons - freedom, unique experiences and cost. So with this in mind, we've put together a list of 5 of the best walks in New Zealand that will take you away from the crowds and give you a taste of pristine nature. Dotted all over New Zealand, there's an experience below to suit everyone's needs. Best of all, being free, they will keep your daily travelling budget down!North IslandTongariro Crossing
The track traverses between two volcanoes...

10 Mar 2020

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Top 10 Must Try Kiwi Flavours

When visiting New Zealand, there are some foods you must try as part of your experience. Each food listed below is uniquely Kiwi (Don’t let any Aussies tell you differently!). Be warned – the pineapple lumps are addictive.
1. Pineapple Lumps are a flavoured chocolate covered confectionery with a soft, chewy pineapple-flavoured middle that are unique to New Zealand.
2. Hokey Pokey is a flavour of ice cream in Australia and New Zealand and consisting of plain vanilla ice cream with small, solid lumps...

8 Mar 2020

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Pacific Coast Highway Itinerary

One of New Zealand's iconic scenic drives, the Pacific Coast Highway traces the North Island's east coast from Auckland to Napier. This itinerary heads as far as Gisborne then loops back to Auckland for a salt-tinged trip taking a week or so (around 1200km/16 hours driving time). Keep sea, sun, and fun in your sights on this tour of the North Island's east coast. 1. Discover Coromandel gold Just two hours' drive from Auckland and gateway to the Coromandel, the old gold town of Thames is an easy first...

18 Feb 2020

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13 Most Instagrammable Places in New Zealand

Everyone who has the chance to travel through New Zealand knows that it’s an amazingly stunning country with breathtaking views, marvellous sceneries, and incredible flora and fauna. It’s a haven for outdoor fans and nature lovers. Therefore, you surely want to share your amazing pictures from your New Zealand travels with your friends and family via social media and make them green with envy that they’re missing out on your epic trip.
Here’s our list of the 13 most instagrammable places in New Zealand...

10 Feb 2020

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Explore the Tutukaka Coast

If you are thinking of hiring a campervan from Auckland and travelling up to the beautiful winterless North, make sure you visit the Tutukaka Coast. Located east of Whangarei, the Tutukaka Coast is a must-see part of the North Island, with its amazingly beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets, and a getaway to the world-renowned Poor Knights Islands marine reserve.
An icon on Northland’s horizon and 23 km off the northeast coast of New Zealand, the Poor Knights Islands are washed by a warm current that...

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