Basic Camping

AccommodationCamping Grounds

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 IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Tokomaru Bay

(Te tōpuni ki Tokomaru Ākau)

Tokomaru Bay

Freedom Camping

(Te tōpuni ki Tokomaru Ākau)

Tokomaru Bay

Freedom Camping

Open every summer between Labour Weekend and Easter

South IslandCentral Otago

Homestead Camping Ground

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

(Te tōpuni ki te Tāhuna o Kaiaua)

Kaiaua Beach

Freedom Camping

(Te tōpuni ki te Tāhuna o Kaiaua)

Kaiaua Beach

Freedom Camping

North IslandRuapehu

North IslandBay of Plenty

Sanctuary Camping Ground

Sanctuary Campsite

Minginui Conservation Area

Sanctuary Campsite

Minginui Conservation Area

North IslandWaikato

Small reserve along the Waikato river with boat access, playground and public toilet

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

North IslandWaikato

Piropiro Camping Ground

Piropiro Campsite

Pureora Forest Park

Piropiro Campsite

Pureora Forest Park

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Orangihikoia Camping Ground

South IslandFiordland

Hall Arm Campsite

Fiordland National Park

Hall Arm Campsite

Fiordland National Park

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Temple Camping Ground

Temple Campsite

Ruataniwha Conservation Park

Temple Campsite

Ruataniwha Conservation Park

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

North IslandTaupo Region

Garden Bar

Tihoi Tavern

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tihoi Tavern

Overnight Campervan Parking

Friendly country tavern with good food, cold beer and even better locals...come join us for some fun!

North IslandWairarapa

Cape Palliser

Ngawi Camping Area

Cape Palliser

Ngawi Camping Area

South IslandNelson Region

Camp next to the river at the head of the reservoir.

South IslandSouthland

Dunsdale Recreation Reserve

North IslandBay of Plenty

Lake Aniwhenua

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Aniwhenua

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Free camping on the Mangakino Recreation reserve on the shore of Lake Maraetai.

North IslandWairarapa

Bucks Road Camping Ground

Bucks Road Campsite

Tararua Forest Park

Bucks Road Campsite

Tararua Forest Park

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Boulders Camping Ground

Boulders Campsite

Urutawa Conservation Area

Boulders Campsite

Urutawa Conservation Area