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 IslandWaikato

Da Barn

Matamata, Park Over Property

Da Barn

Matamata, Park Over Property

South IslandKaikoura Region

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

South IslandQueenstown Region

Skippers township

South IslandMarlborough

Picnics and swimming

Whites Bay Campsite

Blenheim area

Whites Bay Campsite

Blenheim area

This camp has lovely scenery and is close to a surf beach at Pukatea/Whites Bay. Go walking, fishing, swimming or kayaking from here.

North IslandTaranaki

Wai-inu Beach is a beautifiul and expansive beach campsite in South Taranaki. Costs are $5.00 per site March to November (honesty system applies) otherwise $10 per site where a staff member will collect fees and issue receipts

South IslandMarlborough

Onamalutu Scenic Reserve

Onamalutu Campsite

Northbank of the Wairau River.

Onamalutu Campsite

Northbank of the Wairau River.

This campsite is set in a remnant podocarp forest. The start of the Wakamarina tramping track is 8 km away.

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

The southern camping area when it's very busy.

(Putai Ngahere)

Vinegar Hill Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

(Putai Ngahere)

Vinegar Hill Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

One of the district's most popular and well-used picnic and camping reserves.

North IslandWaikato

Ngaherenga Camping Ground

Ngaherenga Campsite

Pureora Forest Park

Ngaherenga Campsite

Pureora Forest Park

South IslandKaikoura Region

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Anaura Bay Recreation Reserve

Anaura Bay Campsite

Anaura Bay Scenic Reserve

Anaura Bay Campsite

Anaura Bay Scenic Reserve

Open from Labour Weekend to Easter ONLY

South IslandCanterbury

Boyle Campsite

Lake Sumner Forest Park

Boyle Campsite

Lake Sumner Forest Park

North IslandAuckland Region

Motuihe Island Recreation Reserve

Motuihe Island Campsite

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

Motuihe Island Campsite

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

North IslandAuckland Region

Walking accessed campsite near Huia, in the Waitakere area.

South IslandWest Coast

Hans Bay Camping Ground

Hans Bay

Lake Kaniere Campsite

Hans Bay

Lake Kaniere Campsite

North IslandNorthland

Te Arai Point

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Arai Point

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Acheron Accommodation House

Acheron Accomodation House Campsite

Molesworth Station - Hanmer

Acheron Accomodation House Campsite

Molesworth Station - Hanmer

South IslandNelson Region

Siberia Camping Ground

Siberia Flat Campsite

Kahurangi National Park

Siberia Flat Campsite

Kahurangi National Park

DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities

South IslandSouthland

Fishing at Tawanui Camping Ground

Tawanui Campsite

Catlins Coast

Tawanui Campsite

Catlins Coast

South IslandMarlborough

Moetapu Bay Camping Ground

Camping only - Not suitable for Motorhomes or Caravans

South IslandMarlborough

Blumine Island Camping Ground

Boat / Sea kayak access only