Travelling in and around Manawatū allows you to explore our neighbouring regions and enjoy a fantastic mid-west wander. From Taranaki, Whanganui, Rangitīkei, Manawatū and down to Horowhenua, pack your sense of adventure and discover the dynamic landscapes, genuine experiences and warm hospitality of mid-west New Zealand.

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We are motorhome friendly!  

Palmerston North city and Manawatū is located in the heart of the lower North Island and offers spectacular back country landscapes and experiences along with a full range of convenient services and amenities that make for unforgettable road trips. 

This guide gives you an overview of where to park – both daytime and overnight – when travelling throughout the scenic Manawatū region in your motorhome.

Self-Contained
Vehicles must meet the ablutionary and sanitary needs of occupants of that vehicle for a minimum of three days without requiring any external services or discharging any waste and complies with NZ Standard 5465:2001 (or any later amendments) as evidenced by the display of a current self-containment warrant issued under NZ Standard Self-
Containment of Motor Caravans and Caravans, NZS 5465:2001 (and amendments).

Non Self-Contained
Please book in to one of our many friendly holiday parks and campgrounds, as listed in this guide.

For more Freedom Camping sites, download the Rankers Camping NZ app.

Download the Manawatū Motorhome guide here

The Country Road

Explore off-the-beaten-track excursions that allow you to discover the hidden places, tucked away treasures and world-class scenery along The
Country Road scenic routes to experience the real New Zealand. Check out The Country Road, or pick up a copy of The Country Road – Official Visitor Guide from your nearest i-SITE.

Palmerston North

Motorhome Maps 2020 Palmerston North

Welcome to Palmerston North

Immerse yourself in the urban city of Palmerston North which is home to a vibrant arts and theatre scene, trifecta of museums and fabulous shopping, coupled with a playground of adventure with walking and cycling through the native bush tracks or along the Manawatū River Pathway.

With a melting pot of cultures, the city offers international cuisine that will satisfy the most atuned taste buds and the city’s agricultural strengths ensure fine dining is some of New Zealand’s best. Experience our colourful cafe scene across the city where you will find perfectly brewed coffee from our award-winning roasteries.

Palmerston North City i-SITE
The Square
Palmerston North
0800 MANAWATU or +64 6 350 1922
Open Monday to Saturday

Free WiFi is available throughout the CBD

Holiday Parks and Campgrounds 

Palmerston North Holiday Park
133 Dittmer Drive, Palmerston North

Ashhurst Domain
1461 Napier Road, Ashhurst 

 

Laundromats

The Laundry Room
95 Albert Street, Palmerston North
193 College Street, Palmerston North

Liquid Self Service Laundromat
Cnr Tremaine Avenue and Botanical Road, Palmerston North
69 Milson Line, Palmerston North

Sunshine Super Laundry
394 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North

Dump Stations

A. BP Connect Palmerston North
339 Rangitīkei Street, Palmerston North 

B. Caltex Fitzherbert
161 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 

C. Totara Road Wastewater Plant
Totara Road, Palmerston North – FREE

D. Te Kawau Recreation Centre
Wye Street, Rongotea – FREE

 

Police Station

E. Palmerston North Police Station
410 Church Street, Palmerston North
+64 6 351 3600

1. Palmerston North City i-SITE
The Square
FREE daytime parking 

2. New Zealand Rugby Museum and Te Manawa 
326 Main Street
Paid daytime parking

3. Lido Aquatic Centre
Park Road
FREE daytime parking

4. Railway Land
Church Street and Main Street
FREE daytime and overnight on-street parking

5. Victoria Esplanade 
Park Road
FREE daytime parking

6. Palmerston North Holiday Park
133 Dittmer Drive
Paid daytime and overnight parking

7. The Plaza Shopping Centre 
84 The Square
Paid daytime parking

8. City Library 
4 The Square
Paid on-street parking

9. Campbell Street
82 Campbell Street
FREE daytime and overnight parking

Feilding

Motorhome Maps 2020 Feilding

Welcome to Feilding 

Visit the rural town of Feilding and experience the charm and elegance of a bygone era that shows why it has been voted ‘New Zealand’s Most Beautiful Town’ 16 times. The small-town atmosphere offers the friendly hospitality that has earned this town the label of ‘Friendly Feilding’.

Feilding and District Information Centre
61 Aorangi Street
Feilding
+64 6 323 3318
Open Monday to Saturday

Free WiFi is available throughout the CBD

Holiday Parks and Campgrounds 

Feilding Holiday Park
66 Arnott Street, Feilding 

Himatangi Beach Holiday Park
30 Koputara Road, Himatangi 

Totara Reserve Campgrounds
92 Churchill Drive, Pohangina Valley

Flat Hills Tourist Park
5733 State Highway One, Ohingaiti

Mangaweka Campground
118 Ruahine Road, Mangaweka

Awastone
143 Ruahine Road, Mangaweka 

Laundromats 

Liquid Self Service Laundromat
140 North Street, Feilding

Gull Feilding Laundromat
62 Awahuri Road, Feilding

Dump Stations

A. BP Connect Feilding
134 Kimbolton Road, Feilding 

B. Public Effluent Site
40 Turners Road, Feilding – FREE

Police Station

C. Feilding Police Station
93 Kimbolton Road, Feilding
+64 6 323 6363

1. Railway Station and Feilding & District Information Centre
61 Aorangi Street 
FREE daytime parking

2. Feilding Holiday Park
66 Arnott Street
Paid daytime and overnight parking

3. Timona Park 
Simon Street entrance
FREE daytime and overnight parking

4. The Coach House Museum
121 South Street
FREE daytime and overnight parking

5. Feilding Saleyards
Manchester Street
FREE daytime parking

6. Makino Pools 
10 Council Place
FREE daytime parking