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

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 IslandTaranaki

Albion Street Carpark, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

Albion Street Carpark, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

No special effects that colour is real

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Overnight Campervan Parking - Hayman Road

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Overnight Campervan Parking - Hayman Road

Self Contained Vehicles Only in Lake Pukaki

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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 IslandWaikato

Jim Barnett Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Jim Barnett Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandNelson Region

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motupipi Carpark, Motueka

Overnight Campervan Parking

NOTE - SUMMER SEASON 2020 Freedom Camping in Golden Bay has become very popular and many free sites are regularly full. Be prepared to stay in...

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bartlett's Ford Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bartlett's Ford Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Kokatahi Hotel

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kokatahi Hotel

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandQueenstown Region

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandCanterbury

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Beach Road, Kakapothahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Beach Road, Kakapothahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandQueenstown Region

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandWairarapa

Good swimming and nice bush!

North IslandOut East

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

South IslandWest Coast

Welcome to The Strand

North IslandCoromandel

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Victoria Slater

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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 IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Almadale Reserve

Almadale Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Almadale Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Secluded freedom camping, scenic walks.

South IslandCanterbury

Lake Camp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Camp

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Tapu Domain and Beachfront Reserves

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tapu Domain and Beachfront Reserves

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Waiomu Valley Old Campground

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiomu Valley Old Campground

Overnight Campervan Parking