Camping holidays
Camping holidays
You don’t have to be rich to enjoy a million-dollar view on holiday - you just need to find the right campsite. Campgrounds and holiday parks offer a classic and well-equipped Kiwi holiday experience, but if freedom camping’s more your style, there are options aplenty too.
Nelson Tasman

A guide to Nelson Lakes National Park

One of New Zealand's lesser-visited national parks is also one of the country's most spectacular.


Going off the beaten path in Fiordland

There are less well-known multi-day tracks to take into the wilderness.

Kiwi Traveller

They first went to the holiday park in 1980, now they bring the grandchildren

It may be only 15 minutes from their Christchurch home, but this beachside holiday park is full of serenity for one retired couple.

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Rest of the World

Explore our nation's past and natural wonders in a day at Waiuku

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Camping holidays

I'm spending Christmas in a campground while my family are stuck at home

As my family in the US mourn a Christmas that could’ve been, I’m embracing my first summer Christmas in New Zealand.


Don't look down: Is this the world's most terrifying camping site?

"The reaction was usually polarised from something like either, 'No way in hell I'd ever do that!', or, 'I'd absolutely love to give it a go!"

Camping holidays

How to be a decent freedom camper

These tips provide the most common freedom camping mistakes we see and how we’ve avoided them.

Climate Change

Camping without the carbon: Five of the most idyllic options

Instead of jet-setting off overseas, many of us will be pitching a tent this summer. So here are five of our favourite spots, plus tips to cut their impact.

NZ Travel

The summer holiday spots that keep Kiwis coming back

From hidden sections of coastline to top-rated beach towns and lakeside resorts, some spots are too good to visit just once.


Is this the ultimate glamping experience?

In a valley near Waitomo is a chance to reconnect with nature in the most luxurious way possible.

Nelson Tasman

A guide to Abel Tasman National Park

At the sheltered top of the South Island, explore Abel Tasman's sunny seascape by boat, kayak, or on NZ's most accessible Great Walk.

National parks

A guide to Arthur's Pass National Park

Easily reached from Christchurch, Arthur's Pass National Park frames the historic alpine pass linking Canterbury to the West Coast.