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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 IslandFiordland

Mavora Lakes Camping Ground

Mavora Lakes Campsite

Mavora Lakes Conservation Park

Mavora Lakes Campsite

Mavora Lakes Conservation Park

North IslandCoromandel

Trestle View Campsite

Kauaeranga Valley

Trestle View Campsite

Kauaeranga Valley

North IslandWairarapa

Holdsworth Camping Ground - Tararua Forest Park

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North IslandWellington Region

Otaki Forks Camping Ground - Tararua Forest Park

Otaki Forks Campsite

Otaki Forks area

Otaki Forks Campsite

Otaki Forks area

South IslandMarlborough

Rarangi Bay

Rarangi Campsite

Blenheim area

Rarangi Campsite

Blenheim area

Camp next to a beach. Fish, walk, picnic, surf or walk to Monkey Bay.

North IslandWairarapa

Kiriwhakapapa Camping Ground - Tararua Forest Park

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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.

South IslandWest Coast

Slab Hut Creek Camping Ground

North IslandHawkes Bay

Lake Tutira Recreation Reserve

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South IslandWest Coast

Goldsborough

South IslandWest Coast

Hans Bay Camping Ground

Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

White Horse Hill Camping Ground

White Horse Hill Campground

Hooker Valley - Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook

White Horse Hill Campground

Hooker Valley - Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook

$13 (adults), $6.50 (children) Campsite at Aoraki/Mount Cook

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North IslandNorthland

Tapotupotu Bay

Tapotupotu Campsite

Aupouri Peninsula, Cape Reinga

Tapotupotu Campsite

Aupouri Peninsula, Cape Reinga

DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities

North IslandOut East

Lot's of space. Picnic tables. Fire pits.

Omahuru Campsite (Ogilvies)

Te Urewera National Park

Omahuru Campsite (Ogilvies)

Te Urewera National Park

Wilderness Camping

South IslandWest Coast

Magic sunrise

Lake Mahinapua Campsite

Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Lake Mahinapua Campsite

Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

South IslandSouthland

Piano Flat Camping Ground
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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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South IslandSouthland

Papatowai Campsite

Catlins coastal area

Papatowai Campsite

Catlins coastal area

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Lake Middleton

South IslandNelson Region

Cannon Downs Camping Ground

Canaan Downs Campsite

Canaan Downs Scenic Reserve

Canaan Downs Campsite

Canaan Downs Scenic Reserve

Remote DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities

North IslandNorthland

Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) Campsite

Te Paki Recreation Reserve, Cape Reinga

Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) Campsite

Te Paki Recreation Reserve, Cape Reinga