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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South IslandWest Coast

Paringa

Overnight Campervan Parking

Paringa

Overnight Campervan Parking

Please do not park in the bus turning circle under any circumstances, vehicles parking there will be towed.

North IslandTaranaki

Battiscombe Terrace, Waitara

Overnight Campervan Parking

Battiscombe Terrace, Waitara

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Lake Rotomanu, New Plymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Rotomanu, New Plymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandNorthland

Ngunguru Library

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ngunguru Library

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Tarewa i-Site

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tarewa i-Site

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Clyde Court Carpark, Wairoa

Freedom Camping Site

Clyde Court Carpark, Wairoa

Freedom Camping Site

North IslandNorthland

Fittal Street, Richmond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Fittal Street, Richmond

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandWest Coast

Kumara Junction

Overnight Campervan Parking

Kumara Junction

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Bascule Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bascule Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

One Tree Point

Boatramp Carpark, Overnight Campervan Parking

One Tree Point

Boatramp Carpark, Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Thornbury Bridge Picnic Area

Overnight Campervan Parking

Thornbury Bridge Picnic Area

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 IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

River Parade, Wairoa

Freedom Camping Site

River Parade, Wairoa

Freedom Camping Site

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Saint Hill Street

Overnight Campervan Parking

Saint Hill Street

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Opunake Recreation Ground Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Opunake Recreation Ground Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Victoria Avenue

Overnight Campervan Parking

Victoria Avenue

Overnight Campervan Parking