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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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South IslandCanterbury

South IslandNelson Region

An oasis by the river

An oasis by the river

South IslandCentral Otago

Homestead Camping Ground

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North IslandNorthland

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

South IslandQueenstown Region

Skippers township

North IslandWairarapa

Holdsworth Camping Ground - Tararua Forest Park

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North IslandOut East

Tokomaru Bay

Freedom Camping

Tokomaru Bay

Freedom Camping

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

South IslandMarlborough

Cobb Cottage Camping Ground

Molesworth Cob Cottage Campsite

Camping, Molesworth Station

Molesworth Cob Cottage Campsite

Camping, Molesworth Station

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

North IslandOut East

Orangihikoia Camping Ground

Orangihikoia Campsite

Te Urewera National Park

Orangihikoia Campsite

Te Urewera National Park

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North IslandRuapehu

North IslandCoromandel

Trestle View Campsite

Kauaeranga Valley

Trestle View Campsite

Kauaeranga Valley

North IslandOut East

Tolaga Bay

Freedom Camping - Blue Waters

Tolaga Bay

Freedom Camping - Blue Waters

Freedom camping opens 30 September 2018

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North IslandAuckland Region

Walking accessed campsite near Huia, in the Waitakere area.

South IslandMarlborough

Madsen's Camp

Queen Charlotte Sound

Madsen's Camp

Queen Charlotte Sound

Campsites with a view.

North IslandNorthland

Urupukapuka Bay campsite

Urupukapuka Bay Campsite

Urupukapuka Island

Urupukapuka Bay Campsite

Urupukapuka Island

Boat access only

North IslandAuckland Region

Harataonga Camping Ground

Harataonga Campsite

Great Barrier Island/Aotea

Harataonga Campsite

Great Barrier Island/Aotea

Great Barrier Island

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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 IslandWairarapa

Waiohine campground is surrounded by native bush.

Waiohine Gorge Campsite

Tararua Forest Park

Waiohine Gorge Campsite

Tararua Forest Park

North IslandAuckland Region

Mahurangi Regional Park

Sullivans Bay Camping Ground

Mahurangi Regional Park

Sullivans Bay Camping Ground

Mahurangi Regional Park

Gates open at 6am and close at 9 pm

South IslandCanterbury

North IslandNorthland

Sunset Bay Campsite

Urupukapuka Island

Sunset Bay Campsite

Urupukapuka Island

Boat access only