Maraetotara Falls Reserve

Maraetotara Falls Reserve

Freedom Camping



5 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

290 Freedom Camping

7 Havelock North


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At the Maraetotara Falls Reserve, certified self-contained campervans and motorhomes can freedom camp for a maximum of two nights.
Short bush walks to an historic hydro-station and the Maraetotara Falls are nearby.
Remember your free-camping etiquette and enjoy the serenity!


Feature Value Info


North IslandHawkes BayHavelock North


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free



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Adam Brooks's avatar

Adam Brooks

Ranking: 2/10

The falls are great to visit and thus spot is perfect to park your car. However, to spend a night it's just a very small area off of the road. Not ideal!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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David's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

Awesome swing into the water and other jump spots also really beautiful nature.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Paul's avatar



Ranking: 9/10

Good for chilling, have some fun.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Chloe Le Poidevin

Ranking: 2/10

Just a pile of gravel by the side of a quiet road, disappointing.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Arnaud Memay


Ranking: 8/10

Amazing waterfalls, we can jump, swim......

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014