New Zealand

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South IslandWest Coast

1.2 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

500 m one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandNelson Region

they are up there somewhere I can hear them

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

800 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandCentral Otago

Homestead Camping Ground
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Victoria Slater

United Kingdom

Don't accept that you have to pay to do everything in NZ. It does feel in places like every opportunity to make a buck is being exploited, to the disadvantage of tourists, but with research you can find great free/low cost alternatives i.e Curio Bay in the Catlins

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North IslandAuckland Region

The surf lifesaving tower at Te Henga

Bethells Rd to Constable Rd 8 km or 3 - 4 hr one way, Bethells Rd to O’Neill’s Bay 2 km or 45 min one way.

North IslandNorthland

8.4 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandOut East

Freedom camping at Beach Road.

Tokomaru Bay

Freedom Camping

Tokomaru Bay

Freedom Camping

Summer camping is closed and will reopen Sunday 30 September 2018.

South IslandFiordland

Time: 30 min - 10 hrs depending on section(s) of track taken

North IslandBay of Plenty

View from Kohi Point Walking Track above Whakatane
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Lis & Rob Tate

United Kingdom

Cloud free skies gave us spectacular views of the night sky, including the milky way, without light pollution. All the areas around Lake Tekapo are amazing. Drive just out of town along some dirt roads, get isolated and enjoy the view!

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South IslandSouthland

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Viewpoint

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

2.3 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

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North IslandAuckland Region

approx 8 km return | 20 minutes to 3 hours return

North IslandNorthland

350 m return | 15 minutes return

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South IslandWest Coast

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

approx 8 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

North IslandTaranaki

Wairoa Reserve

Long Beach/Cave Beach Access, Waverley - Overnight Campervan Parking

Wairoa Reserve

Long Beach/Cave Beach Access, Waverley - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

700 m return | 40 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

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Bring a picnic, get inspired

South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

South IslandCanterbury

Cave Stream Scenic Reserve

Cave Walk - Craigieburn

Cave Stream Scenic Reserve

Cave Walk - Craigieburn

Cave walk takes 1 hr The cave is 594m long and is one of the regions natural gems. Limestone formations nearby were the setting for the filming...

North IslandCoromandel

Royal Billy Point Reserve

Pauanui, Overnight Campervan Parking

Royal Billy Point Reserve

Pauanui, Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

700 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Puponga Hilltop Walk

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Time: 2-3 hr one way

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Baumgarten

Germany

Sunsets, sunrise and the stars and milkyway - Lake Pukaki at night is unreal, Mt Cook in the distance. Haven't seen so many and so beautiful ever!

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North IslandNorthland

Tiny

North IslandRotorua Region

Bubbling mud

Time: 2 min one way, Distance: 20 m

South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Perfume Point Carpark, Napier

Overnight Campervan Parking

Perfume Point Carpark, Napier

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandRuapehu

The Bridge to Nowhere - Mangapurua Track

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Bridge to Nowhere

Mangapurua Track - NZ Cycle Trail

Time: 4-5hrs riding and a jet boat ride, Distance: 35km, Cycling Grade: 3

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Lis & Rob Tate

United Kingdom

Cloud free skies gave us spectacular views of the night sky, including the milky way, without light pollution. All the areas around Lake Tekapo are amazing. Drive just out of town along some dirt roads, get isolated and enjoy the view!

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Self-contained parking

Accommodation, gardens, bush walks in rural Manawatu.

South IslandCoastal Otago

A herd of elephants

500 m return | 15 minutes return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Free camping for self-contained campers at Central Hawkes Bay's Kairakau Beach

North IslandNorthland

Tidal stream at Tapotupotu Bay

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

5 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandWest Coast

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip