What To Pack for New Zealand – A Visual Super Guide

Are you planning a trip to New Zealand and thinking about what you need to bring? It’s a tricky question to answer because each of us travels in a different way and with a different style.

However, if your goal is to pack somewhat light and want to bring camera gear to capture the beauty of the country, here is a thorough list of everything that I brought to New Zealand for three weeks.

The bags

Peak Design Travel Backpack with Small Camera Cube –  A bag that’s a perfect combination of capacity (up to 45L) and built-in capability for all of my camera gear.


– Braun shaver – Toothbrush – Toothpaste – Multi-vitamins – Body lotion – Cetaphil face wash – Shower gel, shampoo, and conditioner

– 5 regular t-shirts – 2 dry-fit shirts – 1 tank top – Uniqlo heat tech v-neck  – PJ pants – 5 underwear – Mountain Warehouse Khaki pants



– Tissue paper  – Sea to Summit wallet  – Oceanic OCS dive watch – Buff gear  – Mammut headlamp – Outdoor Research hat – Mountain Warehouse waterproof gloves


Tech Pouch – Envelope of NZD – Dive log book – International Driver’s License – Yellow Fever vaccination – Passport – 10,000 mAH powerbank  – Membership cards

Camera Gear

– GoPro batteries – GoPro mount buckle – GoPro sticky mounts – Rode VideoMic Pro – Tascam DR-10L  – DJI Mavic Pro drone – GoPro Hero 5 with Fusion Grip

Next steps

More amazing travel inspiration in the blog post!