Owaka

Owaka

Overnight Camping Parking

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Self-Contained: Self-contained vehicles only
Toilets: No

Booking Required: First come, first served
Maximum Stay Duration: 2 nights
Overnight Cost: Free
Pets: No
Cell phone reception: Yes -all networks
Dump Station: Yes
Rubbish: Yes

Inn Street, Owaka 9535

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South IslandSouthlandOwaka

Categories

  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

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Leslie's avatar

Leslie

Ranking: 10/10

Great place for a night, quiet throughout the night and away from the through road. 4 vans here last night. View of horses and sheep in the paddock across the valley makes it quite picturesque.
Lovely lady at the isite gave us heaps of info regarding walks around etc. It seems the freedom camping site is in a trial period and will only continue if people respect the surrounding houses with noise etc. Huge bin for rubbish and a dumpstation right there with drinking water- great place for free in the Catlins. Thank you to the local
Council.

Reviewed 18 days ago

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Brent

Ranking: 9/10

Great we spot for a overnight rest. As stated by others it has 8 parks and are a generous 4 mtr wide. You could park a 10 mtr bus if needed to. Pently of space to maneuver large caravan to. Pub 50 mtrs away and main part of town easy walk. Rubbish fresh water and dumpstation on site. Well done Owaka. 👍

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Dr.A

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Ranking: 10/10

We only used the dump station facilities - they were great. The overnight area looks much better than the photos show with a lovely rural outlook. It's a great location close to the i-site and shops. Showers are available next door for $5. Wished we had stayed here.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Ramona

Ranking: 9/10

As described. Surrounded by paddocks with horses. Very quiet at night. Can be little windy. Free drinking water, dump station, shower for 5 $ next door and public toilet at the playground 400m away. Strictly self-contained only.

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Cruzin

Ranking: 8/10

Good stop over to refresh best ti be self contained for toilet but dump station on site.
Great pub grub and locals

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Grant Pease

Ranking: 8/10

Easy access marked parking bays, most a generous 4 m wide, and along too (about 16 m) so ideal for larger vehicles. On-site rubbish disposal, freshwater and dump station.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Virginia Barbisan

Ranking: 8/10

Neat spot in a quiet area with lovely views. Friendly ranger comes in the evening to check for self contained vehicles. The Inn next door has hot showers for 5$, there's a 4 square supermarket, information centre, museum and playground with public toilets all within few minutes walk. Would gladly use again.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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ale

Ranking: 7/10

Free dump and water refill station. Next to a bar and 4 mins walk from public toilet. View is not spectacular but you get to look over the valley.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Felix

Ranking: 8/10

Nice free spot! There is a dump station and water. Next to it it’s a restaurant where you can get a shower for 5$. There are public toilets at 200m :)

Reviewed 8 months ago