Jimmy Armers Beach, Kaikoura

Jimmy Armers Beach, Kaikoura

Overnight Campervan Parking



7 Rankers Reviews

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60 Freedom Camping

11 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 7.5 metres.


Feature Value Info


South IslandKaikoura RegionKaikoura


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Claire  ALLMON's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great little spot by the beach. Toilets and cold showers right there and kept very clean. Rubbish and recycling bins also. Need to get there by 1pm as spaces start to fill up. We were the third camper there, only 6 allowed. We walked into town which was about 45 mins but an easy walk. When we got back there were more than 6 campers there and lots not self contained. I had already taken a photo of our camper before we walked into town in case it got checked on but no one did. Overall a great spot!

Reviewed 4 days ago

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Sandy's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice parking lot near a rocky beach. The public toilets are clean, thank you fellow travelers and Kaikoura community. The downside is the road very close to the parking. Luckily it is t a busy road.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Claudi's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great location away from town, close to the Peninsula walkway.
Beware of seals by the boardwalk. Very clean public toilets and recycling and robbing bins nearby

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Matthewsfamily's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Brilliant spot with a good view. Cleam toilets and rubbish and recycling bins.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Just a guy

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot with clean flush toilets and an outside cold water shower. Next to a seafood foodtruck. Only park in one of the handfull parkinglots for self contained campervans as they will check daily if you are really selfcpntained and parked in a correct spot. They even checked one of the van if they could use their toilet while the bed is ready to sleep.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Jack Moxon

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Great location by the sea and 10 minute walk to the seal colony, just make sure to go near low tide. Toilets and cold showers right next to you and recycling/waste bins. Windy at night. Make sure to grab a spot early as it’s super popular - come past midday and you’re too late. Local council check Self contained status.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Josh's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful seaside location. Toilets 1min walk max. 6 spaces for self contained vehicles only. Arrive early to get a spot here as it’s very popular. Easy walk to the seal colony and what’s not to love about 40 baby seals!? Recycling bins next to toilets so don’t be that guy and put your rubbish in the bin.

Reviewed 7 months ago