Kaiaua Beach

Kaiaua Beach - Freedom Camping

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Kaiaua Beach

Freedom Camping


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Ranking: 10/10

This place is amazing. Can’t recommend it highly enough! Go visit and fall asleep to the sound of the ocean.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Lauren Cottle

Ranking: 10/10

This is the BEST spot. Our favourite spot on the north island. Camping right on the beach. Amazing bay with clear skies, great swimming. All in all the best freedom camping ever. There were 3 of ya total but so spread out we didn’t see anyone!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Lois Moreland

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Like a small camping ground, but free, has water in pats outside and inside the toilet block. Public boat ramp is at edge of camping area. Interesting to watch the boats come and go. When we were there in mid-Dec 2014, there were about 25 vehicles parked up. Toilets open all night and has bright lights going outside them all night.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Alexia Greasbaum

Ranking: 10/10

On the beach.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Roland Beer


Ranking: 10/10


Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2014