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 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 IslandWanaka Region

Raspberry Flat Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Raspberry Flat Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandQueenstown Region

Crown Range Summit

Overnight Campervan Parking

Crown Range Summit

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Brown Street, Thames

Overnight Campervan Parking

Brown Street, Thames

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Each camping location is approved by a regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Just past the bridge

North IslandBay of Plenty

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

Puketapu Domain

Freedom Camping

North IslandAuckland Region

North IslandNorthland

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

Reotahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

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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!

South IslandWest Coast

Kokatahi Hotel

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kokatahi Hotel

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Find your spot

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

North IslandTaranaki

Stratford Plateau (1172m)

Stratford Plateau Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Stratford Plateau Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Large carpark area with Alpine views

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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

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro point

North IslandTaranaki

Waihi Beach Reserve, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waihi Beach Reserve, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCentral Otago

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Maximum 3 night stay

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Spectacular Hukuwai Beach is 3km east of Opotiki, off SH35. The designated camping area is small, tucked between regenerating coastal bush and...

North IslandWaikato