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

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Free camping for self-contained campers at Central Hawkes Bay's Kairakau Beach

North IslandTaranaki

Wairoa Reserve

Long Beach/Cave Beach Access, Waverley - Overnight Campervan Parking

Wairoa Reserve

Long Beach/Cave Beach Access, Waverley - Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro point

North IslandWaikato

Keeleys Landing

Freedom Camping

Keeleys Landing

Freedom Camping

North IslandCoromandel

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandOut East

Open grassy area and toilet.

Opoutama Beach Reserve, Mahia

Freedom Camping Site

Opoutama Beach Reserve, Mahia

Freedom Camping Site

Freedom Camp right next to Opoutama Beach

North IslandCoromandel

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Waipatukahu Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waipatukahu Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandBay of Plenty

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Welcome to The Strand

North IslandCoromandel

Te Mata Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Mata Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South of the river mouth near the boat launch area

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North IslandCoromandel

Waiomu Domain Beachfront Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiomu Domain Beachfront Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Royal Billy Point Reserve

Pauanui, Overnight Campervan Parking

Royal Billy Point Reserve

Pauanui, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Timona Park

Timona Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Timona Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Large open park beside the river.

North IslandBay of Plenty

View of harbour from campsite

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

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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 IslandHawkes Bay

Perfume Point Carpark, Napier

Overnight Campervan Parking

Perfume Point Carpark, Napier

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

No special effects that colour is real

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Freedom Camping - Hayman Road

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Freedom Camping - Hayman Road

Freedom Camping on the side of Lake Pukaki

South IslandWest Coast

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandQueenstown Region

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking