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 IslandCoastal Otago

Long Beach Domain

Overnight self-contained Campervan Parking

Long Beach Domain

Overnight self-contained Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

North IslandTaranaki

Albion Street Carpark, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

Albion Street Carpark, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandOut East

Makorori Carpark, Gisborne

Overnight Campervan Parking

Makorori Carpark, Gisborne

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

No Frills Freedom Camping

North IslandBay of Plenty

Rotary Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Rotary Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

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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...

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.

North IslandHawkes Bay

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

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South IslandCanterbury

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Gunn's Bush

Overnight Campervan Parking

Gunn's Bush

Overnight Campervan Parking

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.

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North IslandWellington Region

Waikanae River Mouth. Top freedom camping!

Waikanae River Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikanae River Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Absolutely no tents are allowed

South IslandQueenstown Region

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Tui Terrace and Wharf Road, Tairua

Overnight Freedom Parking

Tui Terrace and Wharf Road, Tairua

Overnight Freedom Parking

Maxiumum 2 parks for 2 nights. Self Contained Campers Only.

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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 IslandBay of Plenty

Waitui Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waitui Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Freedom camping at Waitui Reserve near Tauranga

North IslandHawkes Bay

Clifton Road Reserve - for self contained vehicles.

Clifton Road Reserve

Freedom Camping

Clifton Road Reserve

Freedom Camping

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

It doesn't get much more amazing... Lake Pukaki

North IslandTaupo Region

Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking