Six Good Reasons of choosing to travel to Australia and New Zealand on end of the year

reason #1

It’s a long school holiday break. Time for some family bonding.

reason #2

It’s summer in the Southern Hemisphere. The weather is perfect for travel, keep your puffy jackets at home and wear less, more luggage space for your other comfort knick-knacks.

reason #3

Long daylight hours. The sun sets as late as 9pm in some places, which means we can have more time to explore and enjoy before turning in for the night.

reason #4

It’s the peak season and more facilities are open e.g. more toilets at holiday parks and freedom camping spots are available, tourist attractions allow more time slots for tours.

reason #5

It’s the time where shopping malls and eateries are open till late.

reason #6

For campervan travelers, there is no need to get a campervan with heating.

Hit the road and have fun on your campervan. It’s the best time to book your camper now, as early bird discount ends in October.

The Perfect Campervan Adventure For Young People

Brought to you by Lydia Yang from Lydiascapes Travel

When it comes to adventure, nothing beats travelling in New Zealand with a bunch of your good pals.

3 boys, 3 girls piled into a 6-berth campervan and we made our way around New Zealand South Island between Christmas and New Year’s. No doubt, it was the peak season in New Zealand as it was just the start of summer, but spectacular weather with long hours of sunshine and cloudless skies made it worthwhile.

Travelling around New Zealand in a campervan is a lot of fun, convenient and creates exciting memories you can’t get on a normal trip. From taking turns being on the wheel, navigating sharp winding turns, to sharing household chores and singing songs together, it was truly an epic trip that left all 6 of us with such fond memories.

Read more about Lydia’s campervan-ing adventures in New Zealand in the following link:

C h e c k l i s t !

How many of these have you not done in your travels. These 3 adventurers, Panny, Christy and Caitlin, have experienced many “Firsts” during their  trip to New Zealand in their campervan.


Checklist  #1. Driving a campervan/motorhome

They have chosen Britz Venturer Plus  as it does not have a high top, making it easier to handle the vehicle and being petite in sizes, they just need a 2 adults -plus-1-child-configuration.


Checklist  #2. Snowboarding down Cardrona ski slope

These ladies chose to park their campervan at Pine Trees carpark, and took the Cardrona shuttle bus to the ski area. Cardrona Alpine Resort is between Wanaka and Queenstown.

Checklist  #3. Surrounded by snow-capped mountians

Walking the Hooker Valley Track, Mount Cook National Park.

Lake Mattheson – Worth a visit when going to Fox Glacier

Checklist  #4. Spotting wildlife in their natural habitat

Checklist  #5. Witnessing whales in the wild doing their thing

Double bonus for them as dusky dolphins came in schools to greet them at Kaikoura.

Checklist  #6. Adrenalin rushing sky dive

Checklist #7 rent a campervan from

Have you done it all? These 3 ladies have done it all and more travelling in their campervan.
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Thanks Panny, Christy and Caitlin for your pictures.

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The World’s Steepest Street

Introducing the world’s steepest street – “Baldwin Street”. It’s just a quiet residential suburb in Dunedin, NZ South island. But not so quiet in the month of July every year. The Cadbury Jaffa race is held there annually, releasing loads of chocolate candies down the slope for charity. An amazing sight and fun too. Park your ‪#‎campervan‬ elsewhere and walk up the slope to test your fitness.

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Recipes On the Go

Here are some pretty simple meals to prepare when travelling on a campervan. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find a well-equipped kitchen with utensils and crockery all supplied adequately for your cooking.

As the Maori says : Kia mākona ! (Bon Appetit)

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