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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South IslandSouthland

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Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro point

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South IslandMarlborough

The view across the bay

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Rotary Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Rotary Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandBay of Plenty

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Wairoa Reserve

Long Beach/Cave Beach Access, Waverley - Overnight Campervan Parking

Wairoa Reserve

Long Beach/Cave Beach Access, Waverley - Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

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North IslandCoromandel

Te Mata Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Mata Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South of the river mouth near the boat launch area

North IslandBay of Plenty

View of harbour from campsite

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

This one is a goody

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bartlett's Ford Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bartlett's Ford Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandNelson Region

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandOut East

Pilot Hill Carpark

Wairoa, Freedom Camping Site

Pilot Hill Carpark

Wairoa, Freedom Camping Site

South IslandWanaka Region

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

West Oxford Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

West Oxford Reserve

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 IslandCoromandel

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Waipatukahu Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waipatukahu Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Beach Road, Kakapothahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Beach Road, Kakapothahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

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

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