The New Zealand Expedition

Camping Locations
and GPS coordinates


**Click on the photo to see the camping spot**

North Island
(all sites free unless specified)

Half Moon Bay Ferry Port 
S36 52.846  E 174 53.786

Clark Beach Holiday Park - pay
S 37 08.443  E 174 41.444

Raglan Holiday Park Campground - pay

Kawhia Community Center kawhia_camp.jpg (62254 bytes)
S 38 03.895  E 174 49.363

Ruakuri Caves Car Park 

Khakamaru Reserve/Dam  Waikato_camp.jpg (117625 bytes)
S 38 25.575  E 175 49.254

5 Mile Bay Recreational Reserve, Taupo  taupo_camp.jpg (99067 bytes)
S 38 44.695  E 176 04.124

Tongariro Nat'l Park/Whakapapa Village 
Tama Lakes Trailhead as well as Silica Falls Trailhead

3 nights on the Whanganui River!!! 

(The Town of) National Park 
across from National Park Backpackers

Wanganui boat club,
on the Whanganui River

Bluebridge Ferry port car park 

Nikau Cove DOC campground, $6/pp  Nikau_camp.jpg (60924 bytes) 
Kenepuru Sound, west of Picton

McKee Scenic Recreational Reserve  mckee_camp.jpg (77678 bytes)
south of Motueka

Farewell Spit, Golden Bay

Abel Tasman NP, Caravan Park, $25/site

Lyell Townsite, east of Westport, $6/pp

Punakaiki Rest stop, 
south of Paparoa NP visitors ctr, free

Hokitika, Sunset Beach, free

Okarito, DOC camp, pay

Fox Glacier, Lake Matheson car park, free

Makarora, on the river at the jet boat ramp,
across from the Makarora Tourist ctr, Free

Kawarau River Cyn, Roaring Meg Rapids,
east of Queenstown, free

Glenorchy, Chinaman Flat car park on the Dart River, free 

Mossburn, Mossburn County Park, pay

Milford Sounds Visitor Ctr car park, free 

Manipouri, 15km south on the Waiau River and Whare Creek
Fish and Game River Access site, free

Bluff, Green Point Trailhead, Rotten Wreck Row
Shipwreck graveyard, free

Owaka, Nugget Point Road, free
Fish and Game access north of Roaring Bay 

Otago Peninsula, free 

Waitaki River island camp, free 

Mt Cook DOC campground, $6 pp 

Arundel Bridge Scenic Reserve, free 

Christchurch, Bank of NZ parking lot, city camp

Christchurch, Phil & Carrie's backyard

Goose Bay-Omihi Scenic Reserve, free 

Picton, city camp

Wellington, Baleana Bay rest stop, free

Anzac Scenic Reserve north of Norsewood, free

Clifton Road Beach Reserve, free

Taupo, Huka Falls Rd free camp

Rotorua, Waikite Hot Springs, $14 pp 

Sailors Grave, Coromandel, free 

Colville Farm, $5 pp

Miranda Beach, Ray's Rest, free


Locations and photos will be posted as the expedition progresses.




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