South End Railway Station Carpark...

South End Railway Station Carpark, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking


7 Rankers Reviews

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10 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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Amelia's avatar


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 5 months ago

Bethan's avatar


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 5 months ago

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Patricia's avatar


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 6 months ago

Anonymous's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

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

Reviewed 8 months ago

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DolphinShavingLtd's avatar


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 8 months ago

Ying's avatar


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 10 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 about 1 year ago