Dunedin is a quirky fun-loving city on the South Island of New Zealand. Stop in Dunedin before and after heading out on the Otago Peninsula to soak up the views and spot wildlife.
Oamaru is known for its Victorian precinct and steampunk. We also enjoyed the neighboring Otago coast and its great oceanfront freedom camping options.
The Central Otago region – including the towns of Bannockburn and Cromwell – produces award winning Pinot Noirs and is home to over eighty wineries.
A soak in a wood-fired hot tub filled with the fresh water from the nearby mountains? Sign me up, Omarama!
Look up at the night sky in Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve to see the Southern Cross, Magellanic Clouds, Milky Way, and much more.
Shhhh…. don’t tell our Camper Dan. We’re headed to New Zealand for four months to travel in our new campervan called Big D. Keep reading for New Zealand travel resources and planning tips.