How many people can I fit in Wanderlust Campervans

2 people (seats 2, sleeps 2 in one double bed)

What fuel type are your campers?

All our campers are Petrol.

Where can I find the Terms and Conditions?

Terms and Conditions can be found here

Are there any restrictions regarding where I can take my Camper?

We do not permit any vehicles on:-

Ninety Mile Beach (Northland), Ball Hutt Road (Mt Cook), Skippers Road (Queenstown).

Fire trails, beaches, sand, tracks, fields or paddocks are also not permitted.

The only exception to this is reasonable use of access roads to recognised commercial campgrounds

What make & model are your campervans?

Model: Toyota Estima
Vehicle year: 2000-2016
Interior refit: 2014-2019

What is included in the Campervans?

  • Solar Roof to power USB devices and Fridge
  • GPS (on Love and Wander Vans)
  • All Cutlery and Dinnerware
  • Pillows, Linnen, Duvets and Towels
  • Outdoor Chairs and Table
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Can / Bottle Opener and Kitchen Utensils
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance
  • Unlimited Kilometres


What camper rental extras can I hire?

  • Ski racks
  • GPS
  • Tent Equipment
  • Car rental

Can we smoke in your vehicles?

Smoking is NOT prohibited in our vehicles.
If you are found to have smoked in a vehicle then a special cleaning fee of $250 (minimum) will apply. You may also be charged for any rental days the vehicle cannot be rented out.

What is the minimum hire period?

Our standard minimum hire period is 5 days.

Minimum hire periods may increase over peak season, and are subject to change without notice based on the season and availability.

To check exact minimum hire periods its best to make a quote for your specific dates.

What Drivers Licences do you accept?

We will accept drivers 18 years and over who hold:

Full Driver Licence in English.

If the Licence is not in English then you will need an International Driver Permit or a Certified Translation of the home country Driver Licence. This must accompany the home country Driver Licence.

Temporary Driver Licence Permit – only if you hold a NZ Driver Licence and you must present photo ID.

Restricted NZ Licence (refer to terms and conditions, we do not accept Learners License)

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Will I be charged for the KM's/miles I drive?

Your hire includes unlimited KM’s/miles

Can I take my pet with me on holiday?

Animals (excluding registered guide or assistance dogs) are not permitted in the vehicle at any time. A maximum cleaning fee of $250.00 will be applied.

Public Holidays

We are open Mon-Fri (0900-1700), Sat (1000-1600), the only days we are closed are Christmas’ day and New Year’s Day.

Clean Up before you return

Ensure that you’ve taken any rubbish, tidy the camper and generally your camper looks spick and span. If it’s not in a respectable condition, we will charge you a $250 cleaning fee.

Pickup and Dropoff

What should I bring on my New Zealand Adventure?

(Below is a recommendation only of items you should consider when travelling around New Zealand) Most items can be purchased cheaply once you’ve arrived, or can be hired during the Self Check-in process. New Zealand is a temperate climate, but as an island nation, note that conditions can change quickly. For more information on climate in New Zealand, refer to the met service website. This resource will give you up to date weather forecasts for all major centers, weather warnings and ski updates for all major ski fields during ski season. The most important thing to bring is your sense of adventure. We only ask that you respect our environment when you travel so it can be enjoyed for generations to come.

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What time should I pick up my campervan?

Our branches are open between 9am and 4pm every day of the week. If you want to pickup the vehicle outside of these hours there is an additional charge. please notify us and we will inform you if we are able to accommodate your request and how much you will be charged.

It’s really important we know what time within our branch hours you will be picking up and dropping off your Camper. When you are completing your booking, please give us an accurate arrival time in the branch for pick up & drop off. Pick up and drop off outside of these times may cause a delay and impact the time spent at the branch. If you wish to change these times you must obtain authorization from Wanderlust Campers or further fees will apply.

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During Your Stay

Can a child seat be fitted to the campervan?

Sorry our campers cannot be fitted with child seats.

What is the safe travel speed for driving the campervans?

The open road speed limit is 100km/hour but we suggest a comfortable speed for driving your campervan is 90km/hour, especially if you have never driven one before. Should you choose to travel below the speed limit, please show courtesy to other road users by allowing them to pass.

Do I have to pre-book camping parks?

It is rare for powered sites to be full at camping parks. The only time it may be a problem is over the Christmas/New Year period continuing to the end of the second week of January and also the first two weeks of February. Bookings may be wise in some of the key tourist centres also.

Use the Facilities

In the spirit of Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) we ask that you become familiar with the information in this section and plan a holiday committed to leaving no trace of your trip for the collective benefit of current and future generations. ‘Camping our way’ is not using the side of the road or the bush as a toilet – please use on-board or public facilities.

Public Toilets

Dump stations

LoveNZ – Recycle

HAPNZ Holiday Parks

DOC Campsites

i-SITE visitor centre

Department of Conservation

Litter laws in NZ!

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Follow the Signs

Please leave no trace of your visit. Put all your rubbish in the bins provided

To help protect our environment, please carefully recycle your rubbish in the bins provided

Public toilets. ‘Camping our way’ is not using the bush as a toilet – please use on-board or public facilities

Dump stations – these are places where you can empty your campervan toilet and wastewater

Yes, you can camp here!

Call in to Information centres, Department of Conservation visitor centres and holiday parks and ask about local camping guidelines. Ask a local!

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