Pahoia Domain

Pahoia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking



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140 Freedom Camping

8 Katikati




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.


Feature Value Info


North IslandBay of PlentyKatikati


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free



Flatlanders's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed 3 months 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 4 months ago

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Tiago's avatar


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 9 months 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 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 about 2 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 about 2 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 over 2 years ago

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arohabadgers's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice waterfront spot with toilets, picnic tables and swings for the kids. Only for self-contained vehicles.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

Zoe's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What a hidden gem! Waterfront location, plenty of trees for shade, public toilets, big grassy area with picnic tables and even swings. Seems it would be a quiet spot during the evening, small ramp may attract some keen early-morning boaties.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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