compare campervan hire New Zealand

Compare campervan hire New Zealand – How to find the perfect camper to suit your needs.

If you’re starting to plan your dream trip, you’ll want to compare campervan hire New Zealand options to ensure you have an amazing, comfortable and stress-free holiday. Nothing is worse than being unhappy with your campervan or having your holiday wrecked by endless problems. We’ll show you what comparisons you need to make between campervan options and hire companies. We’ll also show you the easiest way to compare campervan hire options! Following our recommendations, you’ll have a campervan that meets all your needs.

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The Tongoriro National Park - beginning of the Tongariro crossing

Tongariro National Park – Everything you need to know

Exploring Tongariro National park and walking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of our greatest memories from our time in New Zealand. Tongariro National Park has an environment unlike anywhere else in New Zealand, it is other-worldly, awe inspiring and straight out fascinating. In this article we’ll explain everything you need to know to visit Tongariro National Park, complete the unforgettable Tongariro Crossing and spend a few days exploring this insane region of New Zealand’s North Island.

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What is the best Maori Experience Rotorua? Maori performers in traditional attire

Which is the best Maori experience Rotorua?

The heartland of New Zealand’s Maori culture, it’s easy to see why millions of people flock to Rotorua each year to enjoy a traditional show or feast on Hangi. Do you want to make the most of your Maori experience but are unsure which option to choose? We’ll help you choose the best Maori experience Rotorua for your interests.

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The best geothermal park in Rotorua - Champagne Pool at Wai-O-Tapu

Which is the best geothermal park in Rotorua?

Rotorua is a city alive with geothermal activity. From bubbling mud pools to steaming hot springs and brightly coloured bacteria and mineral deposits, its a nature lovers dream. With three main options to choose from, Waimangu, Wai-O-Tapu and Te Puia, but which is the best geothermal park in Rotorua to visit? This article will explain the differences and highlights of each so you can choose the park that best suits your interests.

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Things to do in Rotorua New Zealand include beautiful lakes

Things to do in Rotorua New Zealand

Located in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island, Rotorua is a thriving city. An amazing hive of geothermal activity, Maori culture, and natural wonders there is no shortage of things to do in Rotorua New Zealand. No matter whether it’s raining, winter or evening, keep reading to learn more about your options in Rotorua.

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views of Auckland city

7 Awesome ways to spend one day in Auckland

There is so much you can see and do with only one day in Auckland. Located near the top of New Zealand’s North Island, Auckland is the country’s largest city and, like the rest of the country, is only a stone’s throw away from the spectacular coastline, beaches, nature and culture. So whether you want to stay in the heart of the CBD or explore the outskirts of the city, Auckland has something for everyone.

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Stingray Bay on the Coromandel Peninsula - white cliff faces and beautiful azure water

Road Trip Coromandel Peninsula: The Ultimate Itinerary

The Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealands North Island is known for its pristine beaches, spectacular forests and relaxed, laid back atmosphere. If you’re unsure how to plan your itinerary, we’ll take all the hard work out of it for you. Road trip Coromandel with our itinerary and allow yourself to get lost in nature.

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Auckland to Cape Reinga road trip - Cape Reinga Lighthouse

The Ultimate Auckland to Cape Reinga Road Trip Guide

This Auckland to Cape Reinga road trip itinerary covers the best of Northland. Northland is the stunningly beautiful stretch of New Zealand’s North Island above Auckland and is sometimes overlooked by travellers touring New Zealand an unfortunate consequence of New Zealand having so much to do and travellers having so little time. Trust us when we say you don’t want to miss this beautiful part of the country. A road trip from Auckland to Cape Reinga and back is the perfect way to experience the Northland Region. Below is the perfect Northland New Zealand Itinerary.

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view from the back window of a campervan, lying in bed, freedom camping New Zealand

Freedom camping in New Zealand: The complete guide to how it works

One of the most confusing aspects of planning a New Zealand road trip is wrapping your head around freedom camping. Some people sugarcoat it and make it seem like the easiest and most doable thing in the world, and others will tell you it’s impossible and not even to bother trying. So what is the current situation with freedom camping in New Zealand? After spending five weeks there, we’ll tell you below! Here’s a hint, you can do it, and it’s fabulous!

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two people sitting outside a self contained campervan NZ with a view of Aoraki Mount Cook

Hiring a self-contained van NZ – necessity or waste of money?

Do you need a self-contained van NZ to travel New Zealand? What about to freedom camp? Can you hire a non self-contained van, and if so, which camper is cheaper? If you’re overwhelmed trying to understand New Zealand’s campervan ‘self-containment’ and freedom camping regulations, you’re not the only one! In this article, we’ll outline everything you need to know regarding self-containment NZ and freedom camping so you can get on with planning your campervan trip.

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Kep National Park Cambodia Hiking Trails

Kep National Park Cambodia: How to hike in Kep

Kep National Park – Hiking mountains in Cambodia

Located in the south east of Cambodia, Kep National Park offers one of the only hiking and national park experiences in the country that doesn’t require a guide. The lush mountain ranges offer spectacular scenery and views of Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island and Cambodia’s own Bokor Ranges.

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Exploring Kampot Caves - Kampong Trach cave temple in limestone mountains

Exploring Kampot caves in Cambodia

Kampot Caves

Located a short distance outside Kampot town are a series of limestone karst mountains that hide numerous caves and caverns. The Kampot caves have an interesting history, both being used as religious shrines, and also to harbour locals during tumultuous times, such as when the Khmer Rouge were in power. 

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Bokor National Park Cambodia View from the top of Bokor Mountain

Bokor National Park Cambodia – Kampot Attractions

Bokor National Park Cambodia

Preah Monivong, also known as Bokor National Park, located just outside of Kampot town is a beautiful natural park with a rich with history and culture. Although it is possible to hike through the national park itself, most visitors are keen to explore the many treasures of Bokor National Park. An easy day trip from Kampot, Bokor National Park Cambodia is easily one of the best Kampot attractions.

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Dry Season in Cambodia - a beautiful view through the window of a mountain temple

Dry Season in Cambodia: Best time to travel?

Dry Season in Cambodia: Is it the best time to travel?

When a lot of people hear the words ‘rainy season’ or worse ‘monsoon season’ they tend to steer clear of travelling during those times. Just because a country has a dry season however, doesn’t necessarily mean that that is the best time to travel. In the case of Cambodia, there are pro’s and con’s to travelling in either season. Dry season in Cambodia is high season, but is it the best time to experience the country? And what do monsoons have to do with it?

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Southeast Asia Pre Travel Checklist

Southeast Asia Pre Travel Checklist

What to do in the lead up to a long trip

The months and weeks leading up to leaving for a long trip seem to go so quickly, the amount of things to do before you go can be overwhelming. You’ve taken time to plan your trip but suddenly all of these important, but seemingly small things need to be taken care of. We’ve put together a list of things to do before you go so you don’t miss anything.

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Planning South East Asia trip

Planning A South East Asia Trip – A How To Guide

Planning a South East Asia Trip

Long term travel planning

Despite all the excitement it can be quite daunting when you first sit down to try and plan a trip. There is so much to think about, from where to go, how to get there, can you afford it, how long can you travel? The questions are endless. I’ve outlined the exact process I use to plan our longer term trips. Doing it this way takes a lot of the stress and the guess work out and answers all the above questions, making planning a South East Asia trip worthwhile.

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Temples of Siem Reap The temple of Bayon has 216 Buddha face

A Complete Guide to the Temples of Siem Reap

Temples of Siem Reap – Everything you need to know before you go

The temples of Siem Reap are one of the highlights of Cambodia and South East Asia. We generally try not to do the same activity twice, but while I had explored the temples of Angkor in 2014, Ben had never seen them, so we had always intended to go back. After all, you can’t go to Cambodia and skip it.

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Crossing a narrow bridge on our Battambang Tuk Tuk Tour

Battambang Tuk Tuk Tour – What can you see?

Battambang Tuk Tuk Tour – A perfect way to explore Battambang

One of the easiest and best ways to see Battambang is to take a Battambang tuk tuk tour. With the right driver, or a plan of what you want to see, you’ll have a great day in and around the city.

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