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Basic Facility Camping

Camping with just the bare essentials - expect a non flush toilet that's intermittently serviced. Anything more is a bonus.

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Cobb Cottage Camping Ground

Molesworth Cob Cottage

Camping Ground, Molesworth Station

Camp near the original cob homestead built in 1885 close to the Molesworth Farm Park boundary

South IslandMarlboroughBlenheim

Tolaga Bay

Freedom Camping - Blue Waters

Freedom camping opens Sunday 29 September and closes Monday 7 April 2014.

North IslandOut EastTolaga Bay

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Basic camping in a stunning location that's well worth a visit. Words don't do it justice so come and see for yourself.

North IslandNorthlandWhangarei

Barn Paddock Camping Area

A simple camspite in Auckland's Huia area.

North IslandAuckland RegionAuckland

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Fletcher Bay Camping Ground

North IslandCoromandelCoromandel Town

Urchin Camping Ground

Urchin Camping Ground

Kaimanawa Forest Park

North IslandTaupo RegionTurangi

South IslandCanterburyAshburton

Slab Hut Creek Camping Ground

South IslandWest CoastReefton

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Walking accessed campsite near Huia, in the Waitakere area.

North IslandAuckland RegionAuckland

Urupukapuka Bay campsite

Boat access only

North IslandNorthlandRussell

Skippers township

Skippers Township Camping Ground

Mount / Mt Aurum Reserve - Queenstown

South IslandQueenstown RegionQueenstown Township

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Harataonga Camping Ground

Great Barrier Island

North IslandAuckland RegionGreat Barrier Island

Madsen's Camp

Queen Charlotte Sound

Campsites with a view.

North IslandWellington RegionWellington

Traveller Tip

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Victoria Slater

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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

Blumine Island Camping Ground

Blumine Island Camping Ground

Queen Charlotte Sound

Boat / Sea kayak access only

Waikawau Bay Recreation Reserve

North IslandCoromandelCoromandel Town

Kenepuru Head Camping Ground

At the head of Kenepuru Sound. A narrow winding road to get there but its worth it!

South IslandMarlboroughPelorus

Glenfalls Recreation Reserve

Glenfalls Camping Ground

Glenfalls Recreation Reserve

North IslandHawkes BayNapier

Danseys Pass Camping Ground

South IslandCentral OtagoNaseby

North IslandManawatu - WanganuiWhanganui River