1. Freedom camping is now illegal in most towns. We only discovered this once we arrived in New Zealand, we were under the impression that
Are you planning your road trip for New Zealand and need some ideas on where to go, and best places to visit in New Zealand in a motorhome? You are in the right place! We have also written about our trip around South Island here Take a look!
This travel blog is intended to help other campers travel New Zealand in the best way possible, alot has changed with New Zealand rules and you can no longer freedom camp. DOC camps are available, but do not supply hot water, or electricity just drop toilets. During summer months these DOC camps are full up by 2pm, and if you are travelling with children you do not want to find yourself stuck with no where to stay.
Top things to see and do in South Island New Zealand -We have shared our 21 day South Island Road Trip in this travel blog in hope that it will help others who are trying to put together a road trip plan, I have included as much detail as possible, and everything listed below is suitable for families.