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Freedom Camping

Expect no facilities. Generally for self contained vehicles only. Check our notes for details.

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Goldfields Railway

Overnight Campervan Parking

Goldfields Railway

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Aerial view from Bush Ridge

We are a pest free sanctuary. We have spent millions of dollars and hours eradicating mice, rats, stoats, weasels and possums from inside the...

South IslandMarlborough

The way it rolls.....

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 93 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Anzac Bay, Bowentown Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Anzac Bay, Bowentown Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Port Ohope Camping -
Entrance

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

This one is a goody

North IslandNorthland

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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South IslandCanterbury

Unavailable from mid April to early Spring for Forestry Operations.

North IslandNorthland

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Self containment

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

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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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

No special effects that colour is real

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Freedom Camping - Hayman Road

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Freedom Camping - Hayman Road

Freedom Camping on the side of Lake Pukaki

North IslandCoromandel

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandQueenstown Region

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South IslandWest Coast

View over the park

With some of the world’s most beautiful and rugged coastlines our holiday park is situated on the edge of the Tasman Sea. “Absolute beachfront” doesn’t do this location justice!

North IslandRuapehu

Te Maire Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Maire Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Please leave the site as you found it, especially take rubbish away and no toilet paper in the bushes.

North IslandNorthland

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

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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 IslandBay of Plenty

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWanaka Region

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandNelson Region

Isel Park, Main Road Stoke Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Isel Park, Main Road Stoke Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Halse Place, Opunake

Overnight Campervan Parking

Halse Place, Opunake

Overnight Campervan Parking