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Campervan accessories for summer & winter (for hire or purchase)

Camping in New Zealand is a great way to see the real New Zealand. There are lots of different campsites in New Zealand from New Zealand Holiday Parks to Department of Conservation (DOC) campsites (click for even more camping info)

Your Spaceship will get you to all these awesome places. It drives like a regular car while it sleeps like a camper. It's an easy and fun way to explore New Zealand. To make your road trip even more relaxed we have various campervan accessories for hire of purchase

Accessory options for your Spaceship

Your Spaceships campervan comes with heaps of free stuff included:

  • Two 250-page guidebooks called NZ Frenzy, the ultimate traveller's guide to NZ
  • Standard Insurance with 3rd party cover (more info about insurance)
  • Free travel & camping app for your smartphone (Android & Apple)
  • 24-hour roadside service
  • After-hours pick-up and drop-off (more details)
  • Cutlery, crockery including pans and a kettle
  • Bedding and linen, including a fluffy duvet

And we have a range of optional accessories to add to your campervan.

Select your optional accessories

But you can customise your Spaceship even more. Have a look at the campervan accessories that you can add to your online booking or when you pick up your vehicle. Some of the campervan accessories are for hire (pay a fixed fee per trip or per day) or for purchase (and thus yours to keep). Pre-booking is usually recommended to ensure availability.

We also have seasonal accessories, specific for summer or winter.

Road trip tip: You can add all these optional accessories when booking your Spaceship, but you can also do that later via our Self-Service Page. It's super easy to manage your booking.

Campervan accessories for hire

We have a wide variety of campervan accessories for you to choose from. All items that will make your life on the road easier. Check out our accessories for hire.

New! All-in-one accessory pack ($195)

The new all-in-one accessory pack includes our most popular accessories at a special discounted price.

1 Camping table $35
2 Foldable camping chair $40
1 Mosquito/bug nets $50
1 Solar shower $25
1 Chiller bag $10
1 Extra set of sheets (bed linen) $20
1 Set of towels (2) $20
1 Set of 4 gas canisters $12
1 Sunshade $50


The value of this awesome accessory pack is $262 but you can add it to your booking for just $195, which is 25% cheaper than purchasing these items separately. Save big and make your life on the road easier.

Express Return Pack ($79)

This pack is ideal if you don’t want to clean your car on or wait in line on the day of drop-off. THe Express Return Pack includes:

  • Express key return: just drop it and go
  • Cleaning of all linen: let us do the washing
  • Free airport transfer to the airport or city (Auckland or Christchurch)
  • Free Wi-Fi – and complimentary tea and coffee (in case you want to stick around at the depot)
  • Complete clean of your vehicle (just remove your stuff and any rubbish or food)

The Express Return Pack can be added to new bookings or existing bookings via the Online Check-in Portal. Are you already on hire? Just contact us via online chat, email or phone.

Sunshade (replacing the classic side awning): $50

A sunshade is a great way to extend the outdoor space of your campervan. Attach it to the back to create an even bigger, covered cooking area. Complete flexibility as our sunshade (side awning) is versatile.

The sunshade can be used with all Spaceships vehicle categories, from budget to luxury campervan. More info about how to use it. Our classic side awning has been replaced by the more versatile sunshade.

Table and chairs combo: $60 (saves you $15)

campervan accessories: table and chair combo

No more sitting on the (wet) grass or on dirt. Our table and chairs combo provides you with 1 table and 2 chairs. Simply fold/unfold and it's time to relax. Perfect for every moment of the day. This is our most popular combo and saves you $15 off the regular chair and table prices.

  • Camping table: $35 (each)
  • Chair: $20 (each)
  • Table & Chairs combo (2x chairs + 1x table): $60 (package deal)

Wherever you go or no matter the time of day, simply unfold these chairs and table for a nice and quiet breakfast, lunch or dinner... Of just unfold the chair to have a cold beer as soon as you arrive at the campsite (all our campervans, except for the Rocket, have a fridge to keep your snacks or drinks cold).

Mosquito/bug nets (window covers)

Our Dream Sleeper Mini (luxury) campervan comes with super handy mosquito nets included. Simply attach them to the outside of the sliding doors and you can keep the windows (partly) open at night. Fresh New Zealand air can come in and mosquitos and sandflies stay out. These nets have magnetic dots to attach and remove them in a few seconds without damaging the vehicle.

And now we have these mosquito nets available as an optional accessory for the Beta 2S (premium) and Beta (standard) campervan. You can add them to your booking when booking online on the official Spaceships booking site. That way, you'll get the best rates, guaranteed, and you can add all these optional accessories in one go. Easy as.


GPS / SatNav ($9 per day, capped at $252 per hire)

GPS-satnav for hire in NZ with your campervan

Don’t get lost out there. Hire a SatNav / Global Position System (GPS). This is a great value and is capped at a maximum for longer rentals.

Whether travelling alone or with mates, there's always a friendly voice telling you where to go. You never have to wonder where the closest supermarket or petrol station is. Your GPS unit will tell you. And for couples, it's good to know that arguing about the map and which way to go is now a thing of the past.

Our GPS / SatNav for hire are all TomTom units that are easy to use. Just as easy as the one you use at home. And the biggest advantage vs using Google Maps is that it doesn't cost you any mobile data or roaming charges. Let our SatNav unit take you to all the amazing places New Zealand has to offer.


Charge Your Gadgets Pack: 240-volt mains plug ($40)

campervan accessories: power cord (240V mains plug) 23 metre

Can't travel without your gadgets? Hey, we totally understand. A laptop, smartphone, hairdryer and hair straightener are necessities of modern life for us. We do understand the importance of 240-volt.

Therefore, we've added the 240-volt mains plug to our list of campervan accessories. It will keep your gadgets powered up. It's a quality plug with built-in safety features and can be used at powered campsites along the way.

Only $40 flat fee per hire, which is cheap as chips. Hiring a mains plug on a campground or holiday park will cost you $20 per day. Get it at Spaceships for only $40 per hire.

Please note: the mains plug is an extension cable that connects to a powered campsite. You simply plug in your gadget(s) at the other end. Therefore you can only use this cable when staying at powered campsites. This cable DOES NOT connect to your Spaceship campervan! Spaceships don't need to be plugged in. 

Seasonal campervan accessories for hire (package deals)

Whether you want to relax in summer or stay warm in winter, we have created special packs with accessories perfect for each season. These are for hire for a one-off fixed fee.

Sizzling Summer Pack: all in one for just $90

campervan accessories: summer pack

The summer pack provides you with all the campervan accessories that are important in summer. Our summer pack consists of:

  • 1x Table and 2x chairs combo for those late-morning summer breakfasts or those gazing at the sunset sessions with a glass of wine and some cheese (summer love is in the air)
  • 1x Solar shower for a refreshing start of the day
  • 1x Chiller bag to keep drinks cool on a hike

You'll save $20 by going for the Sizzling Summer Pack. Check out the price list for each item in the combo deal:

  • 1x camping table: $35
  • 2x chair: $40 ($20 per chair)
  • 1x solar shower: $25
  • 1x chiller bag: $10

How does the solar shower work?

The solar shower (hire it separately or as part of the Summer Pack), is a lightweight bag made from non-toxic PVC. It can contain 20 litres of water. Fill it up and leave the bag in direct sunlight. The special material of the bag warms up the water. Hang the solar shower on the branch of a tree or on the tailgate of your Spaceship. Release the water and it's shower time. Easy as.

Spaceships solar shower accessory

Easy to use portable shower: powered by the sun. Refreshing start of the day.

Winter Warmer Pack: stay warm for just $50 (fixed rate per hire)

This Winter Warmer Pack consists of campervan accessories that will keep you warm on those chilly New Zealand winter evenings/nights. Here's what's in this winter pack:

  • 2x hot water bottles (hotties)
  • 1x Thermos for hot tea, coffee or soup wherever you go
  • Extra duvet, snuggle up with this fluffy and warm duvet (and the one that's already in your campervan)
  • 3x Extra gas canisters to heat some more soup or water for the hot water bottles

Hiring a campervan in winter is cheap and heaps of fun. Plus, there are fewer people on the road.

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Snow chains ($80)

For those of you wanting to go up to the ski fields in winter. The New Zealand winter is an amazing season. You'll have an awesome time.

Heater Pack: $50 (to be used at powered campsites)

Heater Pack to stay extra warm in winterFor those of you looking for even more warmth than the Winter Warmer Pack. If the extra duvet isn't enough to keep you warm, you can hire an oil heater and mains plug. When staying on powered campsites you can plug in the oil heater and use it to warm the vehicle even more.

  • Just a heater: $20
  • Just a 240V mains plug: $40
  • Heater Pack combo: $50 (saves you $10)

But trust us when we say that for most campers the extra duvets in the above-mentioned Winter Warmer Pack are more than enough to keep you warm on cold winter nights in New Zealand.

Campervan accessories for purchase

We also have several accessories that you can purchase and over and over again on any road trip. Just as with the campervan accessories for hire, these items will make your trip easier or more fun. Have a look. You can buy these accessories when picking up your campervan.

Extra gas canisters ($12 for a set of 4)

Two gas canisters are included with every campervan hire. Each gas canister will last approximately 2 days when used 2 times a day (for the most important meals of the day: breakfast and dinner).

We strongly recommend pre-purchasing extra gas canisters to last for the duration of your hire. You wouldn't want to run out of gas just when you're about to cook a typical New Zealand breakfast (we call it 'brekkie') in a remote location.

No more eating cold baked beans or crunchy noodle soup because you've run out of gas. Simply buy extra gas canisters and you'll always have a hot meal, no matter where you are.


Pop-up pooper (purchase for $119)

campervan accessories: pop up pooper

The Pop-up Pooper utilises biodegradable bags/absorbent powder providing a clean and simple toilet solution for when you're on the road. Folds down flat into the included travel bag for maximum portability, yet weight rated to 150kg. 12 bag/powder refills are included.

  • Easy to use portable toilet, pops up and folds down in seconds
  • 150kg weight rated
  • Includes 12 biodegradable bags & 12 packets of absorbent powder
  • Includes zipper carry bag and removable inner liner
  • Great for camping, travelling, emergencies and toilet training kids

The bags are biodegradable so can be buried or disposed of in Dump Stations - as a last resort they can also be flushed through a normal toilet.

Please note: adding a Pop-Up Pooper to your campervan does not make it self-contained!


More campervan accessories?

Solar showers, chairs and cooler bags can also be added to your booking on arrival. 


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