Basic Camping

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Basic Facility Camping

Camping with just the bare essentials in some of the most beautiful locations across NZ. Expect a non flush toilet that's intermittently serviced. Anything more is a bonus.

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North IslandWaikato

South IslandCanterbury

South IslandCanterbury

North IslandNorthland

Te Arai Point

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Arai Point

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Avoid Camping Fines!

Each camping location is approved by a regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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North IslandCoromandel

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Herbertville Coast

Overnight Campervan Parking

Herbertville Coast

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandAuckland Region

Bruce Pulman Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bruce Pulman Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCentral Otago

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Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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North IslandWairarapa

North IslandNorthland

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Lake McGregor

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake McGregor

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandAuckland Region

Ambury Camping Area
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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

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North IslandAuckland Region

Kaipara Harbour Farm Views

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kaipara Harbour Farm Views

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Raglan Club

Overnight Campervan Parking

Raglan Club

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Linburn Farmstay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Linburn Farmstay

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bridge Cafe

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bridge Cafe

Overnight Campervan Parking