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North Island


Valley Vista Eco Retreat

Costs

Kaiwaka, Northland valleyvista.co.nz


An eco-friendly holiday park. Bush walks. Choose your camping spot or use one provided. Close to the popular beaches and cafes of Mangawhai and the iconic Bald Rock.


  • Who: tents, campervans, cabins.

  • Facilities: power, kitchen, toilets, showers, laundry, device charging, wifi.

  • Activities: bush walks, explore the area.


Waitui Reserve

Free

Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty


On the Te Puna estuary, 15 mins from Tauranga. A beautiful community harbour reserve perfect for family. Dogs on leads. Max 3 nights.


  • Who: certified self-contained vehicles.

  • Facilities: toilet, cold shower, jetty, boat ramp.

  • Activities: swimming, fishing, boating, water sports.


Rosie & Brian’s

Low cost

Reporoa, near Taupo rosiecrofskey@gmail.com


A farm/market garden setting. Close to Butchers hot pool (free). Market produce available for purchase. Dogs on leads.


  • Who: self contained tents, vans, campervans.

  • Facilities: produce stall. BYO toilet.

  • Activities: cycling, walking.


Matawai Camp and Store

Costs


BOP to Gisbourne road, SH2.  matawai-camp.business.site


Halfway between Gisborne and Opotiki. Beautiful area with walks nearby. On the route of Nga Haerenga: Great Rides: Motu Trails. Vaccinated dogs on leads are welcome. Family friendly.


  • Who: cyclists, tents, campervans, families.

  • Facilities: toilets, showers, kitchen, power, café, free wifi, cabins, accessible.

  • Activities: cycling, walks.


Timona Park

Free

Feilding, Manawatu


An urban park with sports fields, beside the Oroua River. An easy walk to town. Max 5 nights. Gates locked at dusk. Sports on Saturday. Dogs on leads.


  • Who: self-contained vehicles.

  • Facilities: water, toilets, dump station, large vehicles.

  • Activities: walking, cycling, fishing.


Ferry Reserve

Free


Woodville, Wairarapa, ckw.nz/ferry-reserve


At the eastern end of the Manawatu Gorge, wake up to bird song and the sound of the river. Fish the river. Walk the Manawatu Gorge. Max 3 nights. Dogs allowed.


  • Who: self-contained vehicles.

  • Facilities: toilets; large vehicles, playground, family friendly.

  • Activities: walking, cycling, fishing, swimming, other river sports.


 

SOUTH ISLAND


Old MacDonalds Holiday Park

Costs

Marahau, Tasman  oldmacs.co.nz


A farm and park by the Marahau River, beside the Abel Tasman National Park. Family friendly. APC discount.


  • Who: tents, campervans, cabins.

  • Facilities: toilets, showers, kitchen, laundry, power, secure parking, wifi, water taxi access, accessible. (No dump station).

  • Activities: walking, tramping, cycling, swimming, fishing, local tours.


Orange Sheep Campervan Park

Costs

Franz Josef, West Coast orangesheep.co.nz


In the centre of town. In the rainforest and views to snow-capped mountains. The perfect base to explore the region. Pay for what you need. Some local discounts. Dogs allowed.


  • Who: tent (on gravel), campervans, caravans.

  • Facilities: toilet, shower, kitchen, laundry, water, dump station, wifi.

  • Activities: day walks, cycling, tours, hot tubs, wildlife centre, DOC centre, restaurants.


Kaikoura Peketa Holiday Park

Costs

Kaikoura kaikourapeketabeach.co.nz


Mountain views and the beach at your doorstep. Wake to a magnificent sunrise and a day of adventure or relaxation. Campers can have their dog on a leads.


  • Who: tents, campervans, caravans.

  • Facilities: toilet, showers, laundry, kitchen, wifi, cabins, family friendly, accessible.

  • Activities: swimming, walks, bike trails, surf-casting, mini-golf, flying fox, bmx, kayaking, whale watching, fishing charter.


House of Hop Brewery and Restaurant

Free

Near Geraldine houseofhop.co.nz 


Motorhome parking area (hard stand) in a quiet rural setting. On-site restaurant and craft brewery. Dogs allowed.


  • Who: self-contained vehicles.

  • Facilities: restaurant, brewery.

  • Activities: dining, drinking, walking, cycling.


CentralPac Orchard

Costs

Cromwell, Feb to Nov centralpac.co.nz


Close to walking and cycle trails. Central to ski fields. Weekly rates. Only workers can stay during the cherry season. Family friendly. Dogs ok.


  • Who: tents, campervans, vans.

  • Facilities: toilets, showers, water, dump station, laundry, cabins, accessible.

  • Activities: cycling, fishing, walking, skiing.


Tui Base Camp

Costs

Tuatapere, Southland tuibasecamp.co.nz


Southern Scenic Route. A base camp, close to mountains, ocean, river, lakes and the NZ great walk, Hump Ridge Track. Home of the World Famous Tuatapere Sausages. Family friendly, weekly rates, dog friendly.


  • Who: tents, vans, campervans, backpackers.

  • Facilities: toilet, showers, laundry, kitchen, power, spa, sauna, dump station, wifi, café, bar.

  • Activities: mini golf, playground, bush walks, tramping, guided trips, jet boating, walking, cycling, fishing, swimming, other river sports.


 

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