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

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North IslandCoromandel

Little Bay Recreational Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Little Bay Recreational Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Arapuni Landing

Lake Arapuni - Freedom Camping

Arapuni Landing

Lake Arapuni - Freedom Camping

North IslandNorthland

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Timona Park

Timona Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Timona Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Large open park beside the river.

North IslandCoromandel

Waiomu Domain Beachfront Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiomu Domain Beachfront Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Anzac Bay, Bowentown Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Anzac Bay, Bowentown Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCoastal Otago

Waikouaiti

Overnight Self Contained Campervan Parking

Waikouaiti

Overnight Self Contained Campervan Parking

Avoid Camping Fines!

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North IslandHawkes Bay

Mohi Bush Picnic Area

Mohi Bush Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Mohi Bush Picnic Area

Mohi Bush Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Mohi Bush is considered the best reserve on the Maraetotara Plateau for people to explore.

North IslandCoromandel

Aickin Road Sports Reserve, Whangamata

Overnight Campervan Parking

Aickin Road Sports Reserve, Whangamata

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Lake Camp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Camp

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandMarlborough

Ohauparuparu Bay

Kenepuru Sound - Overnight Campervan Parking

Ohauparuparu Bay

Kenepuru Sound - 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 IslandCoromandel

Waiomu Valley Old Campground

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiomu Valley Old Campground

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Bowyers Stream Scenic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bowyers Stream Scenic 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 IslandHawkes Bay

Westshore Beach Reserve Carpark

Napier - Overnight Campervan Parking

Westshore Beach Reserve Carpark

Napier - Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro point

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Lake Opuha

Bennetts Road

Lake Opuha

Bennetts Road

No camping allowed between 23rd of Dec till second Monday of Jan. Max. 3 nights.