Map: NZ's best camping grounds

A place to glamp it up

With a spa and sauna, as well as a beautiful beach, Waihi can only be described as glamping good.

Safe, sandy beach to camp

With views to the Chetwode and Titi Islands, it easy to see why this is a favourite campground.

A stone's throw to the beach

A stoked fire pit for marshmallows, a doddle to the beach and scenic beauty - the perfect camping spot.

Quinney's Bush Camp

Quinney's Bush

I absolutely loved staying at Quinney's Bush as a child and now find it even better as an adult.

'Spectacular' camping find

After 40 years of camping in NZ, Kathy Elliott has found her favourite place.

As 'tropical' as it gets

No power, internet or phone reception, that's Matthew Mckay's pick for camping paradise.

A hidden camping gem

This campground as a place that time - but not the tourists - has forgotten, Heather Carston writes.

Best campgrounds: Matauri

Niki Adams reveals her favourite spot for a beautiful, peaceful camping holiday.

Best campgrounds: Arohena


Arohena Landing is one of the hidden gems along Lake Arapuni, Rachel Forster writes.

Best campgrounds: Papamoa

Even if you're not 'down with nature', this camping ground is worth a stop, Demelsa Burnand writes.

Simplicity in paradise

Who needs facilities? Just park up, pitch your tent on the shore and take in the view.