Can you park a campervan anywhere in New Zealand?

You simply cannot park and sleep in your campervan just anywhere. There are rules about where you can and can’t (freedom) camp in New Zealand. New legislation was introduced in August 2011 around freedom camping in New Zealand.

Can you park a campervan anywhere in New Zealand?

You simply cannot park and sleep in your campervan just anywhere. There are rules about where you can and can’t (freedom) camp in New Zealand. New legislation was introduced in August 2011 around freedom camping in New Zealand.

How much are camp sites in New Zealand?

Fees are around $15 per night for adults and $7.50 for children. Scenic campsites are in sought-after locations and have a more limited range of services. Toilets, tap water, and vehicle or boat access are guaranteed, and they may also have wood BBQs, cold showers, cooking shelters and rubbish bins.

Where can I freedom camp in New Zealand?

Freedom camping is permitted on public conservation land (owned by the Department of Conservation or DOC) and council land (owned by local authorities). Freedom camping on DOC land is generally permitted but with some exceptions. You cannot camp at a DOC reserve unless a sign allows it.

Can you live in a campervan in New Zealand?

Since the “Freedom Camping Act” was passed in 2011 by the New Zealand Parliament, many people have questions about permanent motorhome living and if it’s legal. In short, yes, it’s legal to live and travel in a motorhome for an extended period of time in New Zealand.

How much does it cost to rent a campervan in New Zealand?

around $100-200 NZD per day
How much does it cost to rent a campervan in New Zealand? Renting a campervan in NZ costs around $100-200 NZD per day depending on the season you travel and the size of the camper.

Do you have to pay at DOC campsites?

You can book a campsite online from the campsite’s webpage. Some campsites may also be bookable through contacting the local visitor centre. You pay for the campsite when you book. Fees are based on the category of campsite.

Can you camp on the side of the road in NZ?

Wild Camping (also known as Freedom Camping) is camping anywhere that isn’t a designated camping ground or holiday park. Whether you set up camp on a beach, in a forest, or even the side of the road, you are Wild Camping.

Can you live permanently in a caravan park in NZ?

Yes, you can live in a caravan permanently in NZ, but you cannot park wherever you want for an indefinite time. There is a general idea that in New Zealand you can park your caravan or pitch your tent anywhere and go wild camping, and this is not the case.

How much is a camper van NZ?

Overview: Buying a Campervan in New Zealand Used standard campervans (in good condition) will average around $3,000-$8,000 NZD while a bit higher-end campervans will cost between $10,000-$13,000 NZD.

What is the speed limit for a campervan in NZ?

90km/hr
New Zealand roads are best seen at a slower pace, which is why highways are speed limited to 100km/hr for cars and 90km/hr for campervans, trailers and trucks. For those of you who operate in miles, this means in a campervan you are limited to 55mph, or in a car 62mph. Always stick to the speed limit.

Where to camp in New Zealand with a campervan?

The beach is home to a little campsite with room for both tents and one of the best spots for a campervan in New Zealand. The site is essentially just a car park with toilets, but if you’re lucky enough to get a spot, it means you can say right next to the beach and go to sleep to the sound of the waves.

Can I Sell my campervan in New Zealand?

Make sure you don’t leave anything behind in the campervan! Because campervans usually take longer to sell than cars, we recommend giving yourself at least two weeks to sell your van at the end of your trip. Use the tips we give in How to Sell Your Car in New Zealand, which, yes, also apply to campervans.

Can You camp in New Zealand on a budget?

Learn more Holiday parks and campgrounds usually have million-dollar views, for a budget-friendly price. Find a tent site or a campervan park at some of the most scenic spots in New Zealand. Holiday parks provide powered and non-powered sites for tents, caravans and campervans and motorhomes.

Can You Park a tent in New Zealand?

Find a tent site or a campervan park at some of the most scenic spots in New Zealand. Holiday parks provide powered and non-powered sites for tents, caravans and campervans and motorhomes. Many also have simple cabins, self-contained motel units and backpackers’ lodges.