Can you camp in Winter NZ?

While summer is the most popular season for campervan adventures, winter is also a great time of year to hit the road for a more tranquil and secluded adventure. Our guide covers the benefits of campervanning in winter, top tips on things you need to bring and a rundown of the best campsites in New Zealand.

How much does it cost to hire a campervan in NZ?

The cost of 14-day campervan hire in New Zealand in a Jucy Chaser is around $800 in the off-peak season. We hired the JUCY Condo (highly recommended) and paid $638NZD for 14 days campervan hire in New Zealand.

How do you travel with a campervan in NZ?

We’ve got 10 tips for planning your trip to explore New Zealand by campervan.

  1. Choose your ideal time to visit New Zealand.
  2. Choose your trip length.
  3. Create your itinerary (even a rough one!)
  4. Consider Camping.
  5. Choose a campervan.
  6. Consider your costs.
  7. Download the thl Roadtrip App (and a few others!)
  8. Read up on your road rules.

What temperature is too cold for camping?

What is considered cold weather camping? Answers range from 30 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit (-1 to 4 degrees Celsius) being too cold to 30 to 40 degrees being too cold for those who are inexperienced or have amateur gear. Kozulj suggests cold weather camping is any camping below 0 Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit).

What is winter in NZ like?

Over the northern and central areas of New Zealand more rainfall falls in winter than in summer, whereas for much of the southern part of New Zealand, winter is the season of least rainfall. Mean annual temperatures range from 10°C in the south to 16°C in the north of New Zealand.

How long does it take to drive around NZ?

If it was realistic it would take approximately 26 hours of non-stop driving in perfect conditions, spanning 103,483 miles of land (not including the ferry from the North to the South Island) – yikes.

Where can you park campervans in New Zealand?

Can I Park My Campervan Anywhere In New Zealand?

  • National Parks. Throughout New Zealand, you will find national parks which are managed by the Department of Conservation (DOC).
  • Holiday Parks.
  • Freedom Camping.
  • Park Over Property.

What do you need in a campervan NZ?

Here’s a list of thirty things you should take on a campervan holiday in New Zealand:

  • Beach towels. There’s nothing worse than having to use a wet towel!
  • Torches (and spare batteries for them) These are essential.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sunscreen, hats and sunglasses.
  • Music.
  • Books.
  • Camera.
  • Laptop/tablet/smartphone.

Are there any campervan holidays in New Zealand?

Picture this – waking up to a view of Rotorua’s geothermal geyser and being stunned by the beauty of the Redwood Forest. Campervan holidays in New Zealand give you the utmost flexibility to follow your instincts and reach places you wouldn’t otherwise.

Can you rent a motorhome in New Zealand?

With a New Zealand motorhome holiday package designed just for you, all you need to do is buckle up in your bed with wheels and navigate the splendor of New Zealand’s North or South Island. Experience the perfect New Zealand road trip at your own pace, with a motorhome rental package that suits your timeframe, budget and interests.

How long is a motorhome tour in New Zealand?

Experience the perfect New Zealand road trip at your own pace, with a motorhome rental package that suits your timeframe, budget and interests. Explore the scenery of the South Island for 9 days taking in the panoramic views at your own leisure.

When is the school holiday in New Zealand?

New Zealand School Holidays are usually around mid-December until late January/Early February. Schools are allowed to set their own opening dates, but if you want to be safe, I would say avoid 15 December – 7 February.