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 IslandNorthland

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Albion Street Carpark, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

Albion Street Carpark, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandOut East

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

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South IslandSouthland

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

North IslandNorthland

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

NOT AVAILABLE: Friday 6 December to the morning of Sunday 8 December. Absolutely no tents are allowed

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North IslandOut East

Makorori Carpark, Gisborne

Overnight Campervan Parking

Makorori Carpark, Gisborne

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCoastal Otago

Ocean View Reserve Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ocean View Reserve Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Manaia Walkway, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

Manaia Walkway, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandNorthland

Marsden Bay Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Marsden Bay Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Ocean Beach Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ocean Beach Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Bascule Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bascule Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandTaranaki

Battiscombe Terrace, Waitara

Overnight Campervan Parking

Battiscombe Terrace, Waitara

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Lake Rotomanu, New Plymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Rotomanu, New Plymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandNelson Region

Decks Reserve Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

Decks Reserve Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Whataroa Gorge

Overnight Campervan Parking

Whataroa Gorge

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 IslandNorthland

North IslandHawkes Bay

Foreshore Reserve Carpark

Napier, Overnight Campervan Parking

Foreshore Reserve Carpark

Napier, Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMarlborough

Collins Memorial Reserve

Koromiko - Overnight Campervan Parking

Collins Memorial Reserve

Koromiko - Overnight Campervan Parking

Maximum 12 Campers per night

South IslandCoastal Otago

Thomas Burns Street Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking

Thomas Burns Street Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking