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

Lake Rotomanu, New Plymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Rotomanu, New Plymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandOut East

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

North IslandCoromandel

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandWaikato

No Frills Freedom Camping

North IslandCoromandel

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandOut East

Makorori Carpark, Gisborne

Overnight Campervan Parking

Makorori Carpark, Gisborne

Overnight Campervan Parking

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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.

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Almadale Reserve

Almadale Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Almadale Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Secluded freedom camping, scenic walks.

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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North IslandBay of Plenty

Waitui Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waitui Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Freedom camping at Waitui Reserve near Tauranga

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

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

North IslandBay of Plenty

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

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaupo Region

Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Five Mile Bay Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandKaikoura Region

Pohowera, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pohowera, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Just past the bridge
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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

TECT All Terrain Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

TECT All Terrain Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandCanterbury

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cust Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Please leave the site as you found it, especially take rubbish away and no toilet paper in the bushes.

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!

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