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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.

10 Aug 2019


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Safe driving in New Zealand

New Zealand has one of the most unique road networks in the world. Rather than four lane super-highways, New Zealand has lush green countryside on each side of the highway, sealed roads nested in the side of steep mountains and clear views of a pea-green ocean as you meander along the coast. Remember, you are on holiday so relax, enjoy the slower pace.
Here's a few tips for driving safely in New Zealand.
Take a break. If you've just gotten off a long-haul flight, picking up your camper that day is...

18 Jun 2019


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The Ultimate Queenstown Winter Festival Guide

It’s that time of year again when the wild and wacky emerge from the woodwork in their birdman costumes and snowboards and make their way to the adventure capital of the world for New Zealand’s most anticipated festival – the Queenstown Winter Festival.
Nominated as one of the World’s top 10 ‘must see’ festivals by Yahoo!7 Travel, the outrageous 10-day event hosted in July, and if you are planning to get amongst the action, Mighty Campers can get you there with one of their campervans.What to do...

11 Jun 2019


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Christchurch To Queenstown Ski Trip

Running nearly the whole length of the South Island, the Southern Alps are never more stunning when liberally dusted with a coating of snow. Keep their peaks in your sights on this road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown, which dishes up bucket-loads of amazing scenery as well as opportunities to ski New Zealand. 1. Get snuggly socks
An energetic city that’s big on outdoor activities, Christchurch is the perfect introduction to the alpine adventures that lie temptingly close across the Canterbury...

10 Jun 2019


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Chasing the Milky Way

"We all travel the Milky Way together, trees and men." — John Muir
Did you know New Zealand is home to the largest dark sky reserve in the world? Nope? Well let us tell you about it! 4,300 square kilometres of the South Island is recognised as an International Dark Sky Reserve. The reserve covers most of the Aoraki/Mount Cook Mackenzie region and has been recognised as one of the best sites on earth for stargazing. Explains all those photos you see of the night sky in the south island, right?
The...

6 Jun 2019


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Ski Trip to Wanaka - Cardrona and Treble Cone

Ask any Kiwi to choose between stomping the ski fields at Queenstown or at Wanaka and they will pick the latter every time. Why? Because the resort town, nestled on the shores of Lake Wanaka, offers some of the South Island’s best skiing without the crowds and the glitzy commercial price tag.
Indeed, as the only town in the Southern Hemisphere to receive a mention in National Geographic’s World’s 25 Best Ski Towns, Wanaka is one of New Zealand’s premier destinations to shred some powder. With five...

30 May 2019


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Epic Views For Winter

This winter, don’t sit inside moping about the weather. Quell those winter blues, grab your favourite hiking boots, skis, snowboard, or even a bikini, and check out these epic views you can only enjoy in winter!
1. New Zealand treks are some of the best in the world. Warm your feet by hiking the Ben Lomond track then take in an uninterrupted view of the south island. Scenic views in New Zealand don’t come any better than these. A full day’s hike means you’ll be able to pack a delicious lunch from...

19 May 2019


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Carving Up The Remarkables and Coronet Peak This Winter

If you find yourself trembling with excitement each winter as you think about making fresh tracks in the pristine powder, then it’s time to book a trip to New Zealand’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski fields.
Open from June to October each year and located just a short drive from popular Queenstown, in New Zealand’s South Island, Coronet Peak, and The Remarkables are ideal adventure playgrounds for those who like to tackle the slopes with a breathtaking backdrop.
Coronet Peak
First up is Coronet...

12 Mar 2019


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4 Day Waikato Roadtrip

Holly and three of her best girlfriends hit the road for a 4-day all-girl road trip through the picturesque Waikato region. We caught up with her afterwards to hear all about it.
Kicking off the tour in Auckland, Coach Holly and the girls chose Mighty’s Double Up Camper. And what a good choice! The 4 Berth Campervan is a rugged road tripper with all the mod cons including a loo, shower, and cooking facilities; yet the beast still has plenty of space to comfortably sleep four people.
From Auckland...

4 Apr 2018


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Warbirds Over Wanaka

The alpine township of Wanaka, sits on the shores of our 4th largest lake of the same name. The town name comes from the Maori word “Oanaka” which means “The Place of Anaka” who was an ancestral chief in the area. When discovered by Europeans in the mid 19th century, it was originally named Pembroke. It was renamed to Wanaka in 1940.
Wanaka is famous for a bunch of things. Firstly, its incredible scenery, with beautiful mountains and the lake itself both featured in various scenes of the LOTR trilogy...


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