Where can i park my campervan in New Zealand? Freedom camping grounds

Where can I park my campervan in New Zealand?

You’re all excited, reading up on New Zealand, looking at campervans to rent, finding incredible tours to do… and you suddenly ask yourself ‘Where can I park my campervan in New Zealand?’. Where can I park overnight? How much is it going to cost? Sound familiar? If you’re anything like me, the thought of ‘where to park my campervan’ came a little later in the process. Don’t worry though. In this article I’ll outline all your options for where to stay in a camper or motorhome. I’ll also give you the costs to help with budget planning and show you some fantastic tools that’ll help you find places to stay overnight with ease. So lets get to it.

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Campervan against backdrop of snowy mountains in New Zealand in winter

Campervanning New Zealand in winter: A must have guide

While summer is considered peak season in New Zealand, there are many reasons why campervanning New Zealand in the winter is a fantastic idea. You may be wondering if you’re going to freeze your butt off or spend the days soaking wet and miserable. The short answer to these questions is no, you won’t. Not with a little preparation anyway. After travelling New Zealand and spending two whole winters in a camper in the Netherlands, I’m pretty comfortable with this topic. There is no one who dislikes being cold and/or wet more than I do. The great thing is that there are plenty of ways to negate this and be perfectly comfortable and you’re in luck, because I’m going to share them with you below!

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Cheap campervan hire New Zealand - driving in Tekapo

Cheap campervan hire New Zealand – What are my options?

The planning and organizing stage of a trip can be exciting, but it can also feel a little overwhelming. If you’re looking for cheap campervan hire New Zealand, don’t panic, I’ve got you covered. New Zealand is not a cheap country to travel, but thankfully there are some great budget options when it comes to campervans and motorhomes. In this article, I’ve done all the leg work for you. I’ve compared a variety of affordable rental campers from reputable companies, because ‘budget’ doesn’t have to mean crappy. Less cost and less drama equal more time and money for you to spend on the things that matter, having an incredible time in one of my favorite countries in the world. So buckle in and lets get comparing.

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Campervan by Kingston Lake near Queenstown 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 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 themselves and also between hire companies. We’ll also show you the easiest way to compare campervan hire options! If you follow our recommendations you’ll have a campervan that meets all your needs.

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freedom camping in New Zealand - Lake Opuha Reserve freedom camping

Freedom camping in New Zealand

One of the most confusing aspects of planning a New Zealand road trip is wrapping your head around freedom camping. Some people sugar coat it and make it seem like the easiest and most doable thing in the world, and others will tell you its impossible and not to even bother trying. What is the current situation with freedom camping in New Zealand? After spending 5 weeks there, we’ll tell you below!

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Self contained van NZ and freedom camping non self contained

Non self contained or self contained van NZ? A guide to choosing the right camper for you!

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 feeling overwhelmed trying to understand New Zealand’s ‘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 just get on with planning your campervan trip.

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