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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 IslandWest Coast

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Arapuni Landing

Lake Arapuni - Freedom Camping

Arapuni Landing

Lake Arapuni - Freedom Camping

South IslandCanterbury

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Rotary Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Rotary Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Lake Camp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Camp

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Waikouaiti

Overnight Self Contained Campervan Parking

Waikouaiti

Overnight Self Contained Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Gunn's Bush

Overnight Campervan Parking

Gunn's Bush

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

West End Carpark, Whakatane

Overnight Campervan Parking

West End Carpark, Whakatane

Overnight Campervan Parking

Camping at West End car park is prohibited between the beginning of the third week of December and 31 March.

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North IslandBay of Plenty

TECT All Terrain Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

TECT All Terrain Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

North IslandHawkes Bay

Clifton Road Reserve - for self contained vehicles.

Clifton Road Reserve

Freedom Camping

Clifton Road Reserve

Freedom Camping

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North IslandWaikato

No Frills Freedom Camping

North IslandBay of Plenty

North IslandTaupo Region

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Winchester Bridge

Overnight Campervan Parking

Winchester Bridge

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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South IslandWest Coast

Welcome to Hector

North IslandTaranaki

We are a pest free sanctuary. We have spent millions of dollars and hours eradicating mice, rats, stoats, weasels and possums from inside the...

North IslandHawkes Bay

Balls Clearing Roadend Carpark

Balls Clearing Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Balls Clearing Roadend Carpark

Balls Clearing Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

This reserve is the best place in Hawke’s Bay to experience a lowland podocarp forest.

South IslandMarlborough

The view across the bay

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking