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 IslandCoromandel

South IslandWest Coast

South IslandNelson Region

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 75 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

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South IslandMarlborough

North IslandHawkes Bay

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Top Ranked NZ Deals Pass

Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.

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North IslandWaikato

North IslandOut East

Linburn Farmstay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Linburn Farmstay

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandOut East

Tapuaenui Campsite

Lake Waikaremoana

Tapuaenui Campsite

Lake Waikaremoana

Avoid Camping Fines!

The only camping map where each location is approved by every regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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North IslandWairarapa

South IslandSouthland

North IslandOut East

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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 IslandBay of Plenty

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

North IslandHawkes Bay

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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 IslandNorthland

North IslandAuckland Region

Motuora Island Recreation Reserve

Motuora (Island) Campsite

Motuora Recreation Reserve

Motuora (Island) Campsite

Motuora Recreation Reserve

North IslandOut East

Waipiro Bay Freedom Camping

Waipiro Bay Domain

Waipiro Bay Freedom Camping

Waipiro Bay Domain

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