South End Railway Station Carpark...

South End Railway Station Carpark, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking

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7 Rankers Reviews

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12 Kaikoura

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- Camping for free in a certified self-contained vehicle is allowed for a maximum of 1 night in
any four week period.
- Vehicles must park within defined spaces.
- One vehicle per space.
- All personal effects must be kept within the vehicle.

- Marked spaces only.
- Maximum 6 vehicles.
- Maximum vehicle length 5 metres.
- Normal parking rules apply 8.30am – 5.30pm.

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South IslandKaikoura RegionKaikoura

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  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

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Amelia's avatar

Amelia

Ranking: 9/10

Great little spot - what all the other reviewers say is true: big views, toilets a short walk away and fills up quickly!! When we arrived we had a council lady come round and give us the Freedom Camping info - super friendly. Only downside is you must vacate your spot by 7am!

Reviewed 20 days ago

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Bethan

Ranking: 9/10

Really amazing spot right on the beach and so close to all the shops/restaurants in the centre of the town. The toilet is a bit of a walk but the view is worth it. You have to move by 7am which I do think is a bit short sighted as nothing opens until gone 9am so not really an opportunity to support local businesses unless you want to wait around a few hours for things to open.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Patricia

Ranking: 10/10

Park your campervan right in Front of the beach with a beautiful view. Not much space, so make sure you arrive no later than 5pm. You need to leave before 7am next day or the officer knocks on your door.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Anonymous

Ranking: 7/10

FYI, only campers up to 5m length allowed in it (beautiful spot though)

Reviewed 3 months ago

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DolphinShavingLtd

Ranking: 10/10

Great spot right on the beach.

Little bit of a walk to the bathroom but a small price to pay for waking up to a sea view.

Credit the the local council for making this available.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Ying

Ranking: 10/10

One of our favourite freedom camping spots in the South Island. Right by the pebble beach with wonderful views of sea, mountains and sunset. It was only a few minutes walk to the public toilets (at the other carpark) and the town shops. There was a bit of noise from the trains in the morning but overall a very good spot

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Jav M

Ranking: 10/10

We set our camper on the edge of a pebble beach with gorgeous views of the mountains. Watched the sun set behind the mountains and woke up to a beautiful sunrise over the water. By far the best spot in this area! Would highly recommended!

Reviewed 10 months ago