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 IslandCentral Otago

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pinders Pond

Overnight Campervan Parking

Maximum 3 night stay

North IslandTaranaki

We are a pest free sanctuary. We have spent millions of dollars and hours eradicating mice, rats, stoats, weasels and possums from inside the...

South IslandQueenstown Region

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Glacier Burn Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Waipatukahu Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waipatukahu Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandSouthland

Lumsden Information Centre

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lumsden Information Centre

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 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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North IslandWaikato

No Frills Freedom Camping

North IslandWellington Region

Waimea Road Carpark

Waimea Road Beach Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waimea Road Beach Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Perfume Point Carpark, Napier

Overnight Campervan Parking

Perfume Point Carpark, Napier

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

Onemana Beach Reserves

Onemana, Overnight Campervan Parking

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North IslandCoromandel

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Freedom camping for self-contained campers at Dotterel Point in Puekehina

South IslandWest Coast

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cobden Beachfront, Greymouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandCoromandel

Little Waikawau Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Little Waikawau Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandHawkes Bay

Clive Ski Reserve - Freedom Camping

Clive Ski Reserve

Freedom Camping

Clive Ski Reserve

Freedom Camping

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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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South IslandWest Coast

Welcome to The Strand

South IslandCentral Otago

Gabriels Gully Historic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Gabriels Gully Historic Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Stand on the spot where gold rush history was made in New Zealand!

North IslandTaupo Region

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hinemaiaia Reserve Carparks

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tanners Point Utility Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tanners Point Utility Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Campervan and motorhome free camping spot at Tanners Reserve

North IslandBay of Plenty

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

Motunau Park

Overnight Campervan Parking