Thomas Burns Street Carpark, Dunedin...

Thomas Burns Street Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandCoastal OtagoDunedin

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Alex Geraghty's avatar

Alex Geraghty

Ranking: 4/10

Great location if that's important, but not for sleeping. Busy, loud road so be prepared. I'd recommended the extra 20 min drive to Brighton Freedom spot. Had spent a couple of nights there, fantastic spot and great for beach walks.

Reviewed 20 days ago

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Travellers

Ranking: 4/10

Good location but found the traffic too noisy. If you want a good sleep don’t stay here otherwise alright for 1 night.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Till

Ranking: 4/10

It’s quite noisy, the trains are sounding like construction sites.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Pablo Boris

Ranking: 9/10

Great spot, 5 min away from the CBD. Little bit noisy, specially with the train, 30 mts from the railroads. Nice bathrooms and a place to do the dishes and tap of water.
Doc personal checking daily, lots of places to park, more than 20. Nice to cook outside if the wind/rain allows that or just go and grab something in town. No sandflies, jan 2021. Parking prices: whole day $5, from 8 to 18, night is FREE (if you arrive after 18pm) per hour is $2.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Rebecca

Ranking: 10/10

Good spot extremely close to the city! There was even a sink and drinking water. A lovely woman from DOC came and informed us that self contained vehicles are allowed to stay ANYWHERE in the city that is council land (not on grass). There was a few small areas she pointed out as not allowed, but we stayed at the Vauxhall yacht club last night which has toilets and a beautiful view across the water at the city. Worth heading into the iSite and asking them for more information :)

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Niven

Ranking: 10/10

Literally just in a car park right next to a railway line, so it’s quite noisy until late. Only portaloos. Fine for one night.

Reviewed 6 months ago and experienced in February 2020

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Felix

Ranking: 7/10

Free spot in the city centre! A bit noisy but I slept good. Public toilets at 100m crossing the rails using the bridge. Just make sure you park at the campervan designated area and bare in mind that from 8am it’s a day parking and you’ll have to pay.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Aaron

Ranking: 5/10

No toilets or water when I visited in July. Quite noisy being next to the train tracks but can't complain for a free site in the city. There's a public toilet over the railway bridge.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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A & D

Ranking: 1/10

I would have to disagree with the some of the previous comments... Don't stay here unless you don't want to sleep. The train runs all night and the busy road is noisy with trucks until late and starting early morning... We were stoked to find somewhere central for free so we could get out into town for a few drinks, but realise it's a total slap in the face, nothing like the free parking area by the water at home in Whangarei. Thanks Dunedin...

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Linda

Ranking: 8/10

It's was the first time for us that we stay on a car park. The place are okay but it is busy and you stand to each other. But... You are nearly in the beautiful center of Dunedin. Toilets are okay and it's a little bit noisy from the way next the car park. We liked it and a tip to do in Dunedin,
Look for the street art in the place, it was great!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ben and Liv

Ranking: 7/10

Perfect central location for one night. Free! Limited spots but we got there early and were travelling in the shoulder season. Small amount of traffic noise but it didn’t worry us. Toilets across the rail bridge but we didn’t need them. Felt safe. Went to a lovely farmers market the next morning just over the bridge!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Stefan Miedzinski

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Located on car park between main road and rails. But hey you should know that before.
Was clean, toilets and sink available.
Good spot for exploring the city.
Close to most Touristik spots.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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JT

Ranking: 8/10

good place close to city Center, but not realy for free (you have to pay 5$ if you arrive before 6pm). special atmosphere and not as loud as you think.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2019