Introduction

See the areas on public conservation land where freedom camping is prohibited or restricted to self contained vehicles.

Alert/Important Notice

This page was updated on 1 December 2017 - sites that were added or amended are indicated below. 


This page provides access to maps of public conservation areas where freedom camping is prohibited or restricted to self contained vehicles in:

Northland

Kaitaia

Bay of Islands

Auckland

North Auckland

Coromandel

Waikato

Waikato area

Waitomo/Pureroa

East Coast

Gisborne

Te Urewera

Central North Island

Turangi/Taupo

Ruapehu

Manawatu/Whanganui

Whanganui

Taranaki

Hawke's Bay

Wellington/Kapiti 

Wellington

Kapiti

Nelson/Tasman

Nelson Lakes

Motueka

Golden Bay 

Marlborough

South Marlborough

Sounds

Canterbury

North Cantebury & Arthur's Pass

Christchurch & Banks Peninsula

Mid & South Canterbury

Aoraki/Mount Cook

Mackenzie Country & Waitaki

West Coast

Buller

Greymouth

South Westland

Glaciers

Otago

Wanaka/Makarora

Coastal Otago

Queenstown/Wakatipu

Fiordland

Northern Fiordland

Eastern Fiordland

Southland

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