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

Battiscombe Terrace, Waitara

Overnight Campervan Parking

Battiscombe Terrace, Waitara

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandWest Coast

Okuku Reserve, Kumara Junction

Overnight Campervan Parking

Okuku Reserve, Kumara Junction

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Foreshore Reserve Carpark

Napier, Overnight Campervan Parking

Foreshore Reserve Carpark

Napier, Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandMarlborough

Collins Memorial Reserve

Koromiko - Overnight Campervan Parking

Collins Memorial Reserve

Koromiko - Overnight Campervan Parking

Maximum 12 Campers per night

South IslandCoastal Otago

Thomas Burns Street Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking

Thomas Burns Street Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking

Closed to freedom campers from 8pm Friday 24 January to 7am Sunday 26 January. Chinese New Year fireworks displays are on during this time and...

North IslandNorthland

Bascule Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

Bascule Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandNelson Region

Alexander Bluff Road Reserve, Ngatimoti

Overnight Campervan Parking

Alexander Bluff Road Reserve, Ngatimoti

Overnight Campervan Parking

NOTE - SUMMER SEASON 2020 Freedom Camping in Golden Bay has become very popular and many free sites are regularly full. Be prepared to stay in...

South IslandSouthland

Thornbury Bridge Picnic Area

Overnight Campervan Parking

Thornbury Bridge Picnic Area

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandNorthland

Ngunguru Library

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ngunguru Library

Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandOut East

Clyde Court Carpark, Wairoa

Freedom Camping Site

Clyde Court Carpark, Wairoa

Freedom Camping Site

North IslandNorthland

Tarewa i-Site

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tarewa i-Site

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMarlborough

Renwick Domain Carpark

Freedom Camping

Renwick Domain Carpark

Freedom Camping

Freedom Camping in Wine Country

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North IslandNorthland

One Tree Point

Boatramp Carpark, Overnight Campervan Parking

One Tree Point

Boatramp Carpark, Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandOut East

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

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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 IslandTaranaki

Opunake Recreation Ground Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Opunake Recreation Ground Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandRotorua Region

Hamurana Reserve, Rotorua

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hamurana Reserve, Rotorua

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Victoria Avenue

Overnight Campervan Parking

Victoria Avenue

Overnight Campervan Parking