33 Rankers Reviews
48 Freedom Camping
You MUST be self-contained
Maximum 3 night stay
No camping 23 December to second Monday in January
No camping within 20m of the lake shore
South Island ▷ Mount Cook - MacKenzie ▷ Fairlie
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Nice view. Quiet night. Toilets were closed.
Kidds on the move
Lots of space, right next to a lake and the most amazing view in the morning of the sunrise against the mountain!
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Stunning spot! As the other reviewers say - nice enough flush loos and a fair bit of space. Pretty popular so worth arriving while light for a space and for sunset on the beautiful mountain views. If it’s clear, stay out for the stars - really bright and we saw shooting stars. Great alternative to busy/expensive Tekapo
Beautiful place with lovely mountain views. Flushing toilets and space for about 10 vans. Very quiet and peaceful. One of our favourite camping spots.
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Fabulous free camp by a lovely lake with mountains in the background. Very decent toilets with even a sink and soap dispenser. Super quiet and calm despite about 15 vans here.
Loved this quiet place by the lake. Toilets clean. Beautiful sunrise over the mountains.
Excellent views and totally free. No one around so very quiet and peaceful.
Ideal free spot before visiting Tekapo, not too far from main road turn off. Clean toilets, no water supply, grass a bit long in places. Nice lake and pretty views, bit too cold for a swim in October!
Panoramic view of a mountains. Yes please. There isn’t a reason not to stay here. We were in love. Oh and a beautiful lake too and SO SO QUIET.
Great spot, not a huge amount of space so be prepared to share, views to die for, toliets good. Best cafe in the South island just down the road
Stunning camping spot! Beautiful view of the lake and snow capped mountains. Only 2 other motorhomes there but we had a spot slightly further down which made it feel like we were completely secluded.
Didn't notice any sandflies either. Highly recommend!
Went to the other 2 camping spots nearby, but didn't want to stay there as there were no other campers and it was a very isolated area. This site has one other camper, and was a bit more open, so felt safer here. Another camper pulled in late at night. Beautiful sunrise and sunset views, stunning spot to stay for free.
Beautiful quiet spot at night, although gets busy with kayakers and tourists early in the morning. Some stunning photo opportunities on the lake.