Freedom Camping

Freedom camping (staying overnight out of campgrounds) is only permitted in some parts of the Hurunui.  Please read the Hurunui District Council Freedom Camping Bylaw for further details. 

Temporary Closure at: Glenmark Reserve (Glenmark Domain) is closed to freedom camping until further notice.

The Hurunui Freedom Camping Bylaw 2018, as enacted on 1 September 2018, remains in force.

Click Here to see an interactive map of Freedom Camping locations.

Things you should know:
Camping is only permitted on local authority controlled land – no camping on private property
(without the land owners permission).
Stay a maximum of 2 nights at any location (in a 30 day period).
Dispose of waste appropriately.
No fires.
No washing or drying dishes or clothes in public facilities.

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