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A true blue, quirky mix of heartland and bogan, add a dash of the gay in Gore and gregarious local penguins on lonely beaches.

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Winton

Overnight Campervan Parking

Winton

Overnight Campervan Parking

Please leave the site as you found it, especially take rubbish away and no toilet paper in the bushes.

Dunsdale Recreation Reserve

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Fortrose

Boat Harbour Rd

Fortrose township - freedom camping area

Boat Harbour Rd

Fortrose township - freedom camping area

Freedom camping for self-contained campers in Fortrose

Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park

Award winning seaside Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park, Home of the NZ Sea Lions, 100% NZ Pure, eco-tourism camping experience

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Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Fishing at Tawanui Camping Ground

Tawanui Campsite

Catlins Coast

Tawanui Campsite

Catlins Coast

Papatowai Campsite

Catlins coastal area

Papatowai Campsite

Catlins coastal area

Fortrose on a great day!

Moray Terrace

Fortrose township - Overnight Campervan Parking

Moray Terrace

Fortrose township - Overnight Campervan Parking

Freedom camping in Fortrose township, Catlins, Southland

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Piano Flat Camping Ground

Owaka

Overnight Camping Parking

Owaka

Overnight Camping Parking

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York Road, Riversdale

Overnight Campervan Parking

York Road, Riversdale

Overnight Campervan Parking

Purakaunui Bay Camping Ground

Camp on the coast at this standard campsite.

At Balclutha Motor Camp we offer friendly southern hospitality.

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Becca1

United Kingdom

South of South Island, Southern Coastal Drive: Great drive, lots of lookouts, walks, views, great sight seeing, nice to see the real New Zealand, e.g. towns not commercialised for tourists. Starts at Owaka.

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Thicket Burn Camping Ground

Monkey Island, Orepuki

Overnight Campervan Parking and Walk

Monkey Island, Orepuki

Overnight Campervan Parking and Walk

Waikawa Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikawa Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikawa Recreation Reserve is A-OK for overnight free-camping

Toko Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Toko Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Backpackers units available, Camper Vans Tents welcome,Camping between Kakapoint and Owaka for $10.pp FREE wireless internet

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Victoria Slater

United Kingdom

Curio and Porpoise Bays: We saw fur seals, hectors dolphins, yellow eyed penguins and a petrified tree forest, all for free. Fantastic given that you usually have to pay to see penguins and dolphins elsewhere. Great motorcamp on the cliff above the bays.

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A secret garden hidden from view of the passing traffic. So call in and sit back and enjoy the views over the pond watching the wildlife.

Mandeville-Taylor Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Mandeville-Taylor Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ayr Street, Limehills

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ayr Street, Limehills

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuatapere Motel

Backpacker and Holiday Park

Tuatapere Motel

Backpacker and Holiday Park

Salford Street

Edendale, Overnight Campervan Parking

Salford Street

Edendale, Overnight Campervan Parking

Aparima Bridge Reserve

Thornbury - freedom camping area

Aparima Bridge Reserve

Thornbury - freedom camping area