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Top five festivals to take your campervan this summer
Festivals – whether it be food and wine, music, performances or even weird creepy crawlies – in New Zealand we love them! Below are five of New Zealand’s best that can be enjoyed as part of yourtravels around the country in your campervan, or even the main reason you hire one to begin with.
Six reasons to campervan New Zealand in spring
There isn’t a season quite like spring in New Zealand. Crisp, clear bright mornings and evenings, combined with sunshine-filled days; the mountainous scenery of the countryside dusted in soft, powdery snow, with bright spring flowers popping up on every roadside as far as the eye can see. There ...
What to do in Auckland
Did you know that Auckland is built on 50 volcanos and, no, they’re not all extinct. This alone should be reason enough to make you visit this unique city. But you guessed it--there are far more reasons why you should plan a visit to New Zealand's largest city!
What It Means to Leave No Trace
From the serenity of pristine riverbeds fanning out to endless stretches of unknown wilds to experiencing the full spectrum of fantastic creatures and farcical flora: Nature is a treasure which we seek every time we venture off into the unknown, turn a bend in the wild road or open up our camper...
Travelling with SHARE a CAMPER: Josh Deiss and Dinkie explore NZ
What's it like to travel with SHAREaCAMPER through New Zealand? Josh Deiss rented Dinky and is currently road tripping the country and posts about his and Dinky's adventures on Instagram.
Travel Guide: Discover Wellington In A Campervan
Wellington is known as a center of creativity and culinary excellence with more restaurants, bars and cafes per capita than New York City itself. Aside from eating your way through the city, Wellington has plenty to do and travelling in your campervan hire gives you the flexibility to explore ...
Top 7 New Zealand Surf Spots
The South Pacific hosts a number of great locations to catch some killer waves and see some amazing sites at the same time. And right at the top of the list for surfing destinations has to be New Zealand.
Top 10 Ways to Discover Hanmer Springs
As you roll through the South Island of New Zealand and into Hanmer Springs, a harmonious gathering of natural beauty, premium comfort and optimal adventure will greet you from your campervan seat. Roll down your windows for the crisp, alpine air and get ready to lap up the sight of revitalising...
The best time of the year to visit Dunedin
With its rich architectural beauty, history and its modern lifestyle, >Dunedin is the perfect weekend getaway for exploration and discovery in your motorhome hire.
Set Your Eyes on Fox Glacier
Stretching out over 13km of the South Island’s northwestern edge, Fox Glacier is a true marvel and one not to miss on your next New Zealand trip. Perched between Mount Tasman and Mount Cook, this enormous mass of ice which is fed by a total of four alpine glaciers will present to you a pouring w...
Safe Driving in NZ: Kiwi Rules of the Road
A magical place spread out with tropical glaciers, bubbling springs and even hobbit holes, New Zealand is the perfect campervan getaway. With kitchen, beds and all your loved ones in-tow, you will have the time of your life discovering this amazing land, but just as you take in the new scenery, ...
Owner Story: Christmas with the Koolens
With the warm summer months kicking in, the New Year is approaching fast. While on one side of the world they might be celebrating with a white snowy Christmas, down under in New Zealand we do the same thing with our white sandy beaches.
Owner Story: Celebrating NYE with Dinky and the Johnstones
Seeing the SHAREaCAMPER concept growing tremendously over the last couple of months, we love to get to know our community and to share the stories our owners and travellers have to tell.
Our favourite camp sites in New Zealand
Where to go, where to stay!? Camper life makes it easy for us to pack our belongings and hit the road. At some point though, you want to stop, explore and enjoy. Here are our 6 favourite camping grounds in New Zealand (in no particular order):
New Zealand's Best Ice Cream Stops
The sun is shining, you are beach bound, living it up in your campervan, having the trip of your life, but there is still one thing that is missing… that’s right, ice cream. A summer is never complete without an ice cream (or ten) especially when you are in a dairy farm haven such as New Zealand...
New Zealand Safety Belt Requirements In Motorhomes
Whether you’re preparing your vehicle to be rented out, or planning your holiday in a motorhome hire through SHAREaCAMPER, your priority and ours, is that the motorhome meets the New Zealand safety requirements.
Mount Maunganui: Camping, Tramping and More
A sun-seeker’s haven, nature oasis and hipster heaven, Mt. Maunganui is a small town with loads to enjoy. Situated on the North Island and perched on a peninsula just north of Tauranga, this gem of a town is a beloved getaway, especially during the summer months.
How to use dump stations in New Zealand
A dump station is a small facility designed for the proper disposal of wastewater from recreational vehicles e.g. motorhomes, campervans and boats. If you are new to campervan camping, then this is definitely something you should read before you head off on your next dream adventure. And if y...