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

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tanners Point Utility Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tanners Point Utility Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Campervan and motorhome free camping spot at Tanners Reserve

North IslandWaikato

Arapuni Landing

Lake Arapuni - Freedom Camping

Arapuni Landing

Lake Arapuni - Freedom Camping

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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 IslandBay of Plenty

Freedom camping for self-contained campers at Dotterel Point in Puekehina

North IslandWaikato

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North IslandHawkes Bay

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

North IslandHawkes Bay

Clifton Road Reserve - for self contained vehicles.

Clifton Road Reserve

Freedom Camping

Clifton Road Reserve

Freedom Camping

South IslandCentral Otago

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Maximum 3 night stay

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South IslandWest Coast

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Omara Boat Ramp Reserve

Matarangi, Overnight Campervan Parking

Omara Boat Ramp Reserve

Matarangi, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWellington Region

Waimea Road Carpark

Waimea Road Beach Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waimea Road Beach Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandKaikoura Region

Jimmy Armers Beach, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

Jimmy Armers Beach, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kowharewa Bay

Overnight Campervan Parking

Absolutely no tents are allowed

South IslandCanterbury

Winchester Bridge

Overnight Campervan Parking

Winchester Bridge

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Clive Ski Reserve - Freedom Camping

Clive Ski Reserve

Freedom Camping

Clive Ski Reserve

Freedom Camping

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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 IslandNorthland

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaupo Region

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWairarapa

Not a huge carpark, but what a location:)

Castlepoint Carpark

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Castlepoint Carpark

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

One of the most spectacular sites along the Wairarapa coastline!

North IslandWaikato

Te Kauwhata Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Kauwhata Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking