New Zealanders love to head out into the wilds to enjoy various types of camping and visitors flock to the country every year to experience the wonderful adventure it offers.
There are numerous types of campgrounds available in New Zealand and they usually vary when it comes to standard levels. Some of them are quite primitive while others offer all of the bells and whistles such as pools, showers, stores, and restaurants, etc.
But no matter what type of campground you choose or type of camping, you’re bound to have an excellent time camping in the country.
The New Zealand Department of Conservation operates about 250 grounds that can be accessed by vehicles and these also vary when it comes to camping amenities.
Motorized camping is just as popular as tent camping and you won’t have a problem finding campgrounds to accommodate caravans. Some of the most popular sites include Kaiteriteri Beach, Marahau and the Coromandel Peninsula, and the Mavora Lakes, especially during the summer holidays between Christmas and New Year.
You’re allowed to camp wherever you like in certain regions of New Zealand under specific conditions.
This is known as freedom camping and it’s done in areas with no facilities, but it’s important that you clean up after engaging in this style of camping.
New Zealand offers some spectacular countryside and breathtaking views. It wonderful variety of landscapes and terrains make it an unforgettable place to take a camping trip.