North Beach Car Park



    Free Camping Area in Canterbury, Canterbury New Zealand

    Free Camping AreaCampgrounds


    Freedom camping prohibited at weekends (7pm Fridays – 7pm Sundays) between 1 October and 1 May.

    At other times, freedom camping is allowed for up to two nights within any 30-day period. Certified self-contained campervans only.

    Regular monitoring and enforcement. Fines apply when camping in restricted zones.

    Camping in a public place in a tent or a vehicle without certified on-board facilities is banned throughout Christchurch district, including Banks Peninsula. If you want to camp in a non-self-contained vehicle or a tent, you need to stay at a camping ground where there are facilities you can use.

    Note that there is an alcohol ban in public places along Marine Parade, including North Beach Car Park.