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 IslandWellington Region

Garden Rd Carpark

Raumati Beach - Overnight Campervan Parking

Garden Rd Carpark

Raumati Beach - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Tararu Beachfront North Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tararu Beachfront North Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Royal Billy Point Reserve

Pauanui, Overnight Campervan Parking

Royal Billy Point Reserve

Pauanui, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Motiti Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motiti Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

MacMillan Reserve

Katikati - Overnight Campervan Parking

MacMillan Reserve

Katikati - Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandTaranaki

Tongaporutu

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tongaporutu

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Island View Esplanade Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Island View Esplanade Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Free-camping at Island View Esplanade Reserve on Tuna Ave, Waihi Beach

North IslandNorthland

North IslandBay of Plenty

Fergusson Park. Right by the sea.

Fergusson Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Fergusson Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWellington Region

Owhiro Bay, Wellington

Overnight Campervan Parking

Owhiro Bay, Wellington

Overnight Campervan Parking

Beachfront Freedom Camping away from the city

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Bowentown Domain Formed Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bowentown Domain Formed Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaupo Region

Huka/Aratiatia Rapids Scenic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Huka/Aratiatia Rapids Scenic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWellington Region

Waikanae River Mouth. Top freedom camping!

Waikanae River Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikanae River Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Katikati

Uretara Domain - Overnight Campervan Parking

Katikati

Uretara Domain - Overnight Campervan Parking

Free camping at Uretara Domain in Katikati, NZ's mural town

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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 IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Oraka Reserve, Mahia

Freedom Camping Site

Oraka Reserve, Mahia

Freedom Camping Site

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Te Kaha Recreation Reserve, Maraetai Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Kaha Recreation Reserve, Maraetai Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Railway Reserve, Marshall Street, Paeroa

Overnight Campervan Parking

Railway Reserve, Marshall Street, Paeroa

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Little Waikawau Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Little Waikawau Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Omara Boat Ramp Reserve

Matarangi, Overnight Campervan Parking

Omara Boat Ramp Reserve

Matarangi, Overnight Campervan Parking