Freedom Camping

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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

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro point

North IslandWaikato

Horahora Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Horahora Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

TECT All Terrain Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

TECT All Terrain Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Kokatahi Hotel

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kokatahi Hotel

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandTaranaki

Doc Visitor centre and Carpark

North Egmont Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

North Egmont Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Stella Place

Overnight Campervan Parking

Stella Place

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Paku Drive, Tairua

Overnight Freedom Parking

Paku Drive, Tairua

Overnight Freedom Parking

North IslandAuckland Region

North IslandBay of Plenty

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandWaikato

Self-contained freedom campers can park up at the Morrinsville Recreation Ground

North IslandTaranaki

Waihi Beach Reserve, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waihi Beach Reserve, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCentral Otago

Gabriels Gully Historic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Gabriels Gully Historic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Stand on the spot where gold rush history was made in New Zealand!

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Timona Park

Timona Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Timona Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Large open park beside the river.

South IslandCentral Otago

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Maximum 3 night stay

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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 IslandHawkes Bay

Balls Clearing Roadend Carpark

Balls Clearing Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Balls Clearing Roadend Carpark

Balls Clearing Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

This reserve is the best place in Hawke’s Bay to experience a lowland podocarp forest.

North IslandTaranaki

Stratford Plateau (1172m)

Stratford Plateau Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Stratford Plateau Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Large carpark area with Alpine views

South IslandWest Coast

Welcome to The Strand

North IslandWairarapa

Not a huge carpark, but what a location:)

Castlepoint Carpark

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Castlepoint Carpark

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

One of the most spectacular sites along the Wairarapa coastline!

North IslandCoromandel

Tapu Domain and Beachfront Reserves

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tapu Domain and Beachfront Reserves

Overnight Campervan Parking