Frequently Asked Questions

We get a lot of questions regarding our Kakapo Camper Trailer, have a look below and see if we've already answered your question. If you have more questions for us, don't hesitate to give us a call on 0274 940 833 (for Fergus) or 0274 931 645 (for Chris), or contact us here.

Where can I view the Kakapo Camper Trailer?

We are based in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, and have a demonstrator unit available to view on request. Contact us here to arrange a viewing.

How long does it take to set up?

Setting up the main tent (with your bedroom and lounge) takes approx. 5 minutes.  Annex Roof will take an extra 15-20 minutes and full annex walls and ensuite (you do only need one wall up for the ensuite to fit on) allow another 30 minutes. Times will vary of course, but one gets quicker each time to set up.

What are the on road costs?

There are no extra on road costs as your Camper Trailer comes ready for on road use with registration and WOF.

What type of electrical plug is needed?

A regular 7 pin trailer plug.

Do I need the Premium Package? 

The trailer is ready to go in Standard Package. However, the luxury extras with the Premium Package are very worthwhile.

What type of tow-ball do I need on my vehicle?

The Standard Package fits on a 50mm Tow-ball. We can fit which one you require. The Premium Package Off-Road Hitch comes with its own special fitting for your tow bar.

What is the tow-ball weight of the Kakapo Camper Trailer?

Approximately 160kg empty. The 500kg Jockey wheel is standard on all models to assist with the on-off procedure.

What type of vehicle do I need to tow the Kakapo Camper Trailer?

Any vehicle with an approved manufacturers towing weight suitable for an up to 1900kg braked trailer. Our Kakapo Camper Trailer has an empty weight of 1400kg and Max weight of 1900kg. Normally one would have a 4WD vehicle for Off-Road camping use.

How do I place an Order?

Phone Fergus or Chris and we will secure your place in the delivery line upon receipt of a 15% Deposit. We can accept Cash, Credit Card, or Internet Banking.

When do I pay the full amount?

Balance payment is due when you pick up the trailer, or if you require delivery, before we begin delivery to your address.

Do you deliver through-out New Zealand?

Yes. If you can not pick up in Tauranga we can organize delivery almost anywhere in New Zealand.

How long will it take to get my Kakapo Camper Trailer?

Our trailers are assembled in Tauranga, and depending on number of orders at the time, we calculate approximately 2 to 3 weeks for delivery.