The Ultimate Guide of the Best Things to Do and See in Invercargill

Yes, we’ve heard all the comments about how “it’s so cold down there” or “don’t you wear gumboots all year round?” (well if you’re a farmer then yes, for sure!). Even, as I overheard a well-meaning lady from the North Island in a camp kitchen one day say to an overseas visitor, “oh yes, you […]

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Catlins, Otago, South Island, New Zealand Cue, yippies, jumps for joy, yahoos! We had our first booking from a stranger, someone who didn’t know us, someone from another country! You can only imagine the excitement, and then the feeling of, OMG this is real, what are we going to do now? We were positive Rhonda […]

Tales From the Road – Real Adventure Kombi Road Trips

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Create the perfect kombi trip wardrobe. A visual representation of a capsule wardrobe for kombi camping.

Creating the Perfect Kombi Road Trip Wardrobe

BUT WHAT TO PACK for small spaces or kombi van roadies? Don’t worry – we have your back! We know it’s difficult to know how many clothes to take when you’re going on holiday.  We often pack loads more than we actually need! We’ve put together some packing tips for your van life roadie, or […]

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Standing in the iconic driftwood beach sign of Hokitika, west coast of the South Island, New Zealand

Once upon a time, many years ago (I think it was around ’05), the man said to his wife, “why don’t we buy a kombi van to go on our holidays with?” And so, there just happened to be one for sale (because the man constantly trawls TradeMe [an online buy/sell site in NZ for those not in the know] […]

NZ Kombi Hire – How it all began . . .

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