Where can I camp?
There are about 50 different places you can freedom camp in the Western Bay. Maps of these locations are listed below.
No person may freedom camp for more than three nights in any four week consecutive period at any one site. The four consecutive weeks begin from the first overnight stay. This excludes TECT All Terrain Park.
Please ensure you read the the Freedom Camping Bylaw 2012 (as amended in 2015), for a list of areas where freedom camping is permitted or prohibited.
Freedom Camping in tents at TECT All Terrain Park is only permitted as per section 4.2 (c) of the Bylaw. Please ensure you also check the TECT All Terrain Park Alerts page for any further restrictions.
All sites are restricted to 'Self Contained' vehicles only. Please park in the designated parking areas and respect other reserve users.
For further information, you can contact our Customer Services team via email or phone on 0800 926 732. Enjoy your stay!
Maps of approved areas
All sites shown on this index map are approved for freedom camping in the District.
Effluent dump stations
These are indicated on:
Map 04 - Island View Reserve (PDF, 304KB)
Map 13 - Uretara Domain (PDF 294KB)
Map 23 - Omokoroa Domain (PDF, 284KB)
Map 39 - Jubilee Park (PDF, 294KB)
Map 48 - Omokoroa Wastewater Treatment Plant (PDF, 525KB)