Campervan Food Trip: Top 5 Things to Eat in New Zealand

Do you like traveling with your campervan? Perhaps you already have driven your campervan to several places in order to quench your lust for travel. When traveling, we often search for new places to see, and new outdoor activities to do. Have you thought of driving your campervan in search for the yummiest food? Since you are already ecstatic about traveling, you may also add campervan food trips in your to-do list. If you are in search for good food, New Zealand can fill your hunger. Here are the top things to eat in New Zealand.


One way of silencing the growling stomach of travelers is by visiting Queenstown via campervan, and having a big munch on its Fergburger. Don’t raise an eyebrow yet because this burger is not your ordinary bun-patty burger. Would you like to eat a burger which is almost the size of your head? Yes, dear campervan travelers. Fergburger is an extraordinary big burger with juicy NZ beef, fresh lettuce cuts, sweet and sour tomatoes, delectable onions, aioli, and a delicious tomato relish.


If you want to eat meringue in a new way, try New Zealand’s Pavlova specialty. Pavlova is a very popular cake dessert in every part of New Zealand. Campervan travelers will not be having any difficulties in finding this delicious dessert. The big Pavlova cake uses meringue as base and the crispy covering for the soft chewy marshmallow inside. Pavlova can be topped with any good-tasting creams and bite-size fruits. Campervan travelers will surely love this very sweet treat.

Fish and Chips

On the other hand, if you are craving for something fishy and a little salty, New Zealand’s fish and chips is your perfect dish. Fish and chips is a very popular takeaway treat you can eat inside your campervan without the worry of dirty spilling.

You might think that there’s nothing new with fish and chips, but this food is New Zealand’s specialty especially in the area of Rotorua. The fish is deliciously battered and then fried. The chips come in the form of deep fried potatoes. You can dip the fish and chips into a salad dressing. While munching onto your fish and chips, a citrus drink is the perfect combo.

Hokey-Pokey Ice Cream

This funny sounding ice cream is one of the instant favorites of campervan travelers. During hot or humid driving days, we have that inclination to buy some ice cream. If you ever visit New Zealand, look for their Hokey-Pokey ice cream. It is the most popular ice cream there. A Hokey-Pokey ice cream is vanilla-flavored with several bits of sponge toffee. If you are bored inside your campervan, you can lick some Hokey-Pokey ice cream first to lift up your mood.

Green Lipped Mussels

This is New Zealand’s super food since it has great health benefits. If you are an elder campervan traveler, why not have a taste of these green lipped mussels? Studies have showed that it can prevent arthritis. You can eat the green lipped mussels boiled in hot water with added salt and ginger.

Jack Kent

About Jack Kent

Jack Kent loves the outdoors and nothing is more enjoyable than driving his Britz campervan around the North and South islands of New Zealand. When Jack isn't driving his motorhome around, he is drinking beers with his mates, mountain biking through country New Zealand and blogging about what New Zealand has to offer.

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