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Types of Campsite in New Zealand


What are the function of campsite in New Zealand?

For you information, campsite is useful for those who are traveling by car, camper-van, caravan or motor-home. This campsite is replace to your hotel room. In New Zealand, illegal camping are prohibited and you may fine.

For those who are plan to explore the whole beauty of New Zealand, travelling by own transport  (either car, camper-van, caravan or motor-home) are recommended. You can stop your car at any scenic point.

In fact, campsite in New Zealand are categories into three and each campsite are providing different facilities. This campsite are:
1- Campground and Holiday Park
2-DOC campsite
3- Freedom campsite

White Horse Hill Camperground
White Horse Hill Camperground

Types of campsite in New Zealand

1- Holiday park & campground

Holiday park & campground are the campsite that are manage with the various facilities. The price vary depend on facilities provided. In general the facilities includes:
  • Hot shower
  • Toilet
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Playground
  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Games room
  • Dump station
  • Barbecue
  • Power site 
  • Campgrounds

The ideal time to check-in are before 6.00 pm. This is because, after this time most of the receptionist counter are closed. Only few of Holiday Park in city open until 9.00 pm.

2- DOC campsite or Department of Conservation

This DOC are own by the government.  The price offer are affordable depend on the types of campsite and cheapest than Holiday Park. DOC campsite includes:
  • Serviced campsite
  • Scenic campsite
  • Standrd campsite
  • Basic campsite
  • Backcountry campsite
  • Great Walk campsite
The facilities provided are very basic. In general this campsite comes with long drop toilet, barbecue area and water sources. Details you can read here and here

For those who are travel for long-term, you can apply for the campsite passes. Details you can read here

3- Freedom campsite or Free camping

Like the name, at this campsite you can camping without any cost. However, this campsite offer very limited facilities and suitable for self-contained motor-home only. Details you can read here.
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