Paringa

Paringa

Overnight Campervan Parking

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7 Rankers Reviews

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18 Haast

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Please do not park in the bus turning circle under any circumstances, vehicles parking there will be towed.

Please support the cafe as the managers/owners have been very helpful in getting this free site up and running.

Self contained vehicles and non self contained vehicles allowed.
No more than 2 consecutive nights
No fires
If there are more than 15 vehicles at the site then you must go to an alternative site.
If the site has 15 vehicles then you should click on the QR tile (on the signage) and check the WDC for alternatives or go to a paid campground.

Please do not park in the bus turning circle under any circumstances, vehicles parking there will be towed.

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Location

South IslandWest CoastHaast

Categories

  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

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Patricia's avatar

Patricia

Ranking: 8/10

Great freedom spot, South Westland Salmon Cafe do fantastic food and have gift souvenir goodies and provide free Wifi onsite. They are totally accommodating such as, making a fresh batch of gluten free scones for my mum while we waited.
Definitely take time to check this out.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Tracy

Ranking: 7/10

Nice peaceful spot , just off main road , by salmon farm , toilets were locked friendly staff opened for us but warned were locked since pre covid so a little rough , but generally a great overnight spot down the coast

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Felix

Ranking: 6/10

Good for one night. We were the only ones there. Toilets were closed. Just make sure to park at the end at the campervan designated area.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Olli

Ranking: 8/10

Lost my Folding Solar Panel + Powerbank there. If someone finds it Pls contact me (+64 272583743)

Would be so good to have it back :/

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Susanne

Ranking: 5/10

A line of cars... Full at 6 p.m. Toilet not clean... We just passed by... No place we would have liked to stay...

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Jan

Ranking: 8/10

We stopped there on the way to Fox Glacier. Close to the road but not very noisy. Good view (pasture with cows and mountains in background).
Flushing toilets were closed, other toilets were okay, but no toilet paper. All kind of bins for waste there.
Cold in the morning because there was no sun.
Close to a salmon farm where you can buy not just salmon but souvenirs and some food stuff.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Rebecca

Ranking: 7/10

Good place overall, surprisingly clean toilets for a free campervan spot! Fairly protected from the wind. Nice view over a creek and farm land with cows. Unfortunately somehow we got a rat or mouse in our car while at this location.

Reviewed over 2 years ago