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Free Campsites in Tauranga

Camping in the Bay of Plenty area is welcomed, however like many councils they are looking at increasing the management of freedom camping. Below is a few camping spots in the city of Tauranga that are offered by the council, provided you comply with the rules set out at

Tap the ‘Find a Location’ button on the top left and select either ‘Campgrounds for self-contained vehicles’, or ‘Campground for non self-contained vehicles’ depending on if you have a toilet on board or not. Then look for these icons:


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