Pahoia Domain

Pahoia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking


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Free-camping for self-contained campervans and motorhomes, 30 minutes north of Tauranga

Pahoia Domain is a free camping area for certified self-contained motorhomes and campervans, about 30 minutes north of Tauranga.

There is a 3 night maximum stay in any 4 week consecutive period at this site. The 4 consecutive weeks begin from the first overnight stay.

Situated harbourside, it has a view north over the water to Te Hopai Island and is flanked by small areas of bush.


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Western Bay of Plenty District Council

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North IslandBay of PlentyOmokoroa


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AHA's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Such a beautiful spot and so peaceful! Very clean toilet block and lots of picnic tables. Loved my stay!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Brigit Pratt

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful area right on the Waterfront. We were lucky to secure a spot right adjacent to the grassy area. Very calm and quiet and the toilet there is definitely a bonus.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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P, H & H

Ranking: 8/10

Enjoyed it here. Good toilet blocks, lovely harbour views and swings for the kids. Couple of local weed smokers in their cars but overall nice spot

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Backpack On Fire

Ranking: 9/10

Quiet place with 6 spots and there were only 3 of us on a Friday night of a long weekend. Popular fishing spot. Beach at low tide. Level parking spots, clean 24/7 flush toilets. A power outlet outside of the toilets that was shown to us be we didn’t need to try it out. Had a water fountain but we also didn’t use it as it hasn’t been cleaned in a while and the basin was clogged and dirty. Good spot for a night.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Kiwi kamper

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful setting, quiet north facing spot, great for children. Fresh Water and clean toilets.
Will visit again

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Quiet, beautiful, great view, sea to swim in, clean toilets, drinkingwater. Great walk down the beach. Nice little free campspot.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Ymke Huisman

Ranking: 7/10

Seemed like a Nice spot with toilet. But we left because there was a drink man who didnt stop talking to us.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

We stopped here for a few hours to have our meal and nap before going to our next place. It's a very beautiful view and a nice place to overnight. We were the only ones over there. I recommend!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

A great location! Fantastic view, quiet, plenty spaces and toilets that are open overnight. Only issue we had was a man in a car playing loud music for hours and who complained I was distributing him by walking to the bathroom. He eventually moved on at around 11pm. It was very strange situation and would put us off returning to another wise beautiful spot.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Michael Smith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Quiet site, and tucked away from the road. Only 1 caravan when we arrived. Nice flush toilets and drinking water as well.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Florence Boinay

Ranking: 10/10

A perfect spot, in mid February we were just 2 campervans. Nice toilets, nice view, calm and quiet! Thanks to the village for offering and sharing this nice spot!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Nicole Hewitt

Ranking: 10/10

Great spot! Clean toilets. Picnic table. Views out over the estuary. Small little carpark- nice and quiet. A little windy when we were there but we parked behind the shelter of the trees and had no problem.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Michelle Smit


Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic spot right on the water. Clean toilets. Brilliant for a free spot.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago