Seasonal freedom camping rules

What you need to know - camp site rules

  • No semi-permanent structures.
  • Do not attach any structure to any tree or shrub.
  • All vehicles on your site must have a current registration and warrant of fitness.
  • Keep a distance of 2.5m between each camp site for fire safety.
  • Don't block any accessways.
  • You must have a chemical toilet - one toilet for every 8 people. Empty your wastewater at the dump station.
  • Manage your waste. Sort your rubbish and recycling at the drop-off point, or take it home with you.
  • Do not put rubbish bags out near the roadside.
  • You must have gas for cooking.
  • No open fires. There is usually a fire ban during summer.
  • At Pouawa and Turihaua - no tent or caravan is allowed within 10m of the edge of the road, and no vehicle within 5m of the edge of the road.