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 IslandNorthland

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North IslandNorthland

Conservation Campsite Pass

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North IslandNorthland

North IslandBay of Plenty

Waihi Beach Community Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waihi Beach Community Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Camp in a clearing in the forest near Tamaki West River.

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Maramatanga Park Tennis Courts

Overnight Campervan Parking

Maramatanga Park Tennis Courts

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Hulme Street, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hulme Street, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Avoid Camping Fines!

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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North IslandOut East

The camping field is elevated above the sea, behind mature Pohutukawa

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Dannevirke Town Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Dannevirke Town Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Te Rehunga Hall

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Rehunga Hall

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Lake Opuha

Hayes Road

Lake Opuha

Hayes Road

No camping allowed between 23rd of Dec till second Monday of Jan. Max. 3 nights.

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Club Hotel Pahiatua

Overnight Campervan Parking

Club Hotel Pahiatua

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Waipuna Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waipuna Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Katikati

Hunter Estate Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Katikati

Hunter Estate Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

A free camping area south of Katikati on SH2

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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 IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Rangiwahia Overnight Parking

Rangiwahia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Rangiwahia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tye Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tye Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWellington Region

Waikane Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikane Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Pemberton Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pemberton Park

Overnight Campervan Parking