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Exceptional service and great quality camper vans

PiwiWiwi might have a silly name, but we're totally serious about New Zealand road trips.

Our campervans are fully kitted out to comfortably transport you around New Zealand checking everything our country has to offer (beaches, walks, waterfalls, vineyards, or museums - whatever floats your particular boat...)

We have vans tall enough to stand up in yet small enough to park easily. They are all well equipped - we've been campervanning for years, so know what you need and what gets in the way - you just need to bring your clothes, buy some food, and you're away. Our vans have stereos that you can plug your iPod into (you can’t have a road trip without a soundtrack) and USB charging points to keep your gadgets full of juice. For all you surfers - we're also the only company in NZ with surfboard stroage straps in our vans to keep your boards safely out of your way when you're not in the waves. For cyclists - we have bike racks for our vans too.

All of our vans are certified SELF CONTAINED so you have access to NZ's beautiful FREEDOM CAMPING spots.

Our customers seem to be happy with what we do... why not give us a go too?

Chilling in a PiwiWiwi HiAce Campervan

Chilling in a PiwiWiwi HiAce Campervan

Cooking in a PiwiWiwi HiAce Campervan

Cooking in a PiwiWiwi HiAce Campervan

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    HiAce Surf Campervan

    The Original Surf Campervan - now certified Self Contained

128 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 9 of 10.

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Funkytiptoe's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

I've used PiwiWiwi vans twice and a car once for 3 awesome roadtrips around the North Island. And what can I say except PERFECT! :) Very helpful to start with giving you lots of ideas what to see and do about the areas you're going to, to then provide you with all the info material and maps that you need to go there. The vans are fantastic especially if there is two people travelling with all the equipment for cooking, bedding and everything else you can possibly think of to make you feel very cozy during your travels. Prices are the cheapest that I have had in all of NZ ... so go for it and ask them about a free GPS.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in September 2012

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erinlongtrail's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

Hi! I rented a campervan from PiwiWiwi for a 21 day road trip with my new husband on our honeymoon! We found out about PiwiWiwi through a friend who lives in Raglan! After researching several different companies, it came down to more than just a great price, it was the one-on-one experience we got from people who love life, exploring, and enjoying every day like we do. Anna and Niall answered every question and helped us plan our trip. When we arrived, we received an amazing welcome which set the stage for a fantastic honeymoon.

We rented the standard size campervan and it was perfect! Even during the coldest nights, we were cozy and comfortable. The vans are not "just" for surfers. We travelled with our bikes and rented a bike rack from PiwiWiwi. They hooked us up with a mountain biking guide book for NZ and we made use of it everywhere we went. The vans have plenty of compartments to organize and stowe your gear so you are able to relax, drink a beer, and eat a great meal you just prepared without staring at your muddy bike shoes.

We highly recommend PiwiWiwi. You get personal assistance and support from the moment you first contact them. They want you to have the best trip ever and when you land in NZ, ready to start your adventure, they greet you with a huge hello like you're old friends and you can't help but being excited to get in the van, and start exploring!


Erin & Alex

Reviewed about 5 years ago

dan_robyn's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We found these guys online whist searching for car hire before we came to NZ. Very very promt/friendly emails and great prices not only on the car hire but on airport pick up as well!
The car we hired was nice and new, in great condition and drove great. The owners of PiwiWiwi are very friendly and helpfull and will answer any questions you have (we had loads as just landed in the country). They both surf and gave us some good tips on lacal breaks to check out.
Overall..... With the airport pick up, easy and hastle free car rental, I will be recomending PiwiWiwi to other friends that wish to travel around New Zealand. Thanks guys for making our first couple of weeks stress free!

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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kayburns's avatar



Ranking: 9/10

Anna & Niall were fantastic & had thought of everything to make our trip a stress-free holiday from the minute we arrived in Auckland.
On the drive to Raglan we were able to completely relax & enjoy the scenery while Niall gave us a few tips about travelling around this stunning country. Then we met Anna who introduced us to our campervan from end to end, covering everything we needed to know.
Raglan was a great jumping off point & these two are a wealth of knowledge. They are like people we had met on the road rather than people we were doing business with. We're very glad they were recommended to us!

Reviewed about 5 years ago

Horius's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely enjoyed the piwiwiwi experience to the max!
Only had a weekend to do so but what a great weekend it was, van drove flawlessly and it had everything you needed plus a few little convenient extras like the iPod charge dock so we could play our tunes whilst enjoying the journey...YEEEEEWWW! Everything is presented in a simple but very effective way, Anna & Niall a very welcoming and warm. Value for more your buck BIG time
Thanks Piwiwiwi the world needs more people like you!!!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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sal's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

Piwi wiwi surf campervans are awesom. We rented one for the weekend, we live in NZ, but just wanted a weekend away, and thought to try the campervan option. Piwi wiwi were so impressive, we had an amazing weekend. The vans are awesome, Niall and Anna are obviously seasoned campers, as they have thought of everything you will need, down to a NZ surf guide ( genius!!!) without over cramping the vans! The curtains are great, we actually slept in one morning!! so cozy! We were super surprised at how fuel efficient these vans were, and the rental was very reasonable for all you get. Niall and Anna are also super easy to deal with and really will try and accomodate your needs, no complaints at all, already planning our next trip, a longer one next time I reckon, thanks heaps, we are hooked!!!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

aloedriscoll's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

We are so happy we decided to go with PiwiWiwi. As we were driving around NZ, we kept seeing other campervans pulled over in the rain trying to cook out the back, with surfboards stacked on the bed, laughing to ourselves that we were living in luxury and spending less money than they were. We drove the van all over both islands and it ran like a champ, bravely barreling down rutted dirt roads and through snowy mountain passes without a hitch. To top it off, Niall and Anna are awesome! They went out of their way to accommodate us. We will always rent from them and recommend that our friends do the same.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in May 2012

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WDC_Oxfam2012's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Every year Waikato District Council enters teams into the Oxfam trail walker, this is where teams of four all walk together for 100km! It is a long and gruelling event which requires a huge amount of support for the teams. This year we hired three of Piwiwiwi's camper vans - one to support each team. The support crews found the campers van extremely well stocked with everything we could need and the staff was exceptionally helpful in ensuring we had enough equipment (i.e. four plates) for each of our walkers at meal times. The hire process was straight forward and simple. We would be more happy to use the camper vans again. Excellent service.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in April 2012

Ewan's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

My Girlfirend and I hired a PiwiWiwi Camper-van for a month to explore NZ and the customised van excelled in every way. The Van was very comfortable, reliable, clean and easy to live in. It was the little features that Niall and Anna have altered which set the vans apart. Things you would only notice once you have lived in a van for any length of time, but they make the biggest difference such as wet gear storage locker, internal board racks, a very user friendly kitchen and cupboard system which reduces clutter and makes life easy!

On the business side of things, as companies go they have to be one of the most professional and efficient, but while keeping the special small business personality and flexibility making them the best I've ever dealt with. Niall and Anna both went out of their way while handling our booking to make sure our trip would be the best it could be and took personal interest and care throughout the entire process.

We had an amazing time, scored amazing waves and made some outstanding friends and cant wait to come back! This all sounds too good to be true but It really is, I cant recommend this fantastic environmental concious company enough.

Thanks again Niall and Anna!
Ewan and Mairi (Scotland)

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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aubreyfalk's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

By far the BEST Campervans I have ever traveled in (and I have rented from many) They have everything you could ever need with a proper layout for a comfortable journey! Not to mention superb customer service that is personable and from real cool folks that now about traveling!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in April 2012

jensmitty's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

With the internet we all research.... too much sometimes. And then there comes along a company that takes it to a new level.. there is no system that can capture how incredible PiwiWiwi Surf Campervans produces. Working with Anna and Naill was easy, informative, and custom. They provided us with services that no other company would offer a first time campervan renter. They were quick to respond to every email and were there for us all along the way. The van was fully equiped with new, full functioning ammenities. All we had to do was show up. If you need anything imperticular...just ask. They are based in Raglan which is worth more than a day to stay over. The van gave us opportunities that we could have never imagined possible via naked bus and hostel shuffle. Email Anna, and tell her tomato Jennie sent you. They will change the way you think about service, give you a price that is unbeatable, and make you wish you will NEVER leave New Zealand. Thank you Anna and Niall from the bottom of our hearts. We can't wait to get the time off from uni for another trip!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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h schmidt

Ranking: 10/10

PiwiWiwi rocks! Fantastic service, brilliant campervan features at a very competitive rate made our 'babymoon' around the East Cape a great experience.

The vans are tidy and robust with enough space for several surfboards and loads of luggage.

A big thank you to Anna an Niall!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

François's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

My partner and I rented a campervan from Piwiwiwi for two months and it was definitely one of our best experiences ever!

Discovering New Zealand in a campervan was a perfect idea, and the van provided by Piwiwiwi offered exactly what we were looking for: well designed and reasonably priced!

Anna and Niall were absolutely great to deal with. We had a very friendly contact but that does not mean that they were not professional when needed.

As a surfer, the modifications made to the van made complete sense and were great additions. Niall and Anna were also very receptive to feedback, so I guess their service will become better and better!

We would totally recommend Piwiwiwi if you consider renting a campervan (and even if you are not interested by the surfing-oriented improvements).

Thanks Anna and Niall!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2012

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