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

Goldfields Railway

Overnight Campervan Parking

Goldfields Railway

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Conservation Campsite Pass

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North IslandAuckland Region

North IslandAuckland Region

Top Ranked NZ Deals Pass

Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.

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North IslandAuckland Region

Tapapakunga Beach

North IslandWairarapa

Gladstone Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Gladstone Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

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 IslandWaikato

Paeroa

Railway Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Paeroa

Railway Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

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Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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North IslandWaikato

Casual Camping site along the Waikato river

North IslandBay of Plenty

Marshall Street, Paeroa

Overnight Campervan Parking

Marshall Street, Paeroa

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandAuckland Region

Cascade Falls

Overnight Campvan Parking - Waitakere Ranges

Cascade Falls

Overnight Campvan Parking - Waitakere Ranges

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Victoria Slater

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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 IslandWairarapa

Kokotau Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kokotau Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Rangiwahia Overnight Parking

Rangiwahia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Rangiwahia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Paeroa (Maritime Park)

Overnight Campervan Parking

Paeroa (Maritime Park)

Overnight Campervan Parking