Paengaroa Domain

Paengaroa Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking


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Campers and motorhomes with self-contained certification can park up at the Paengaroa Domain

Freedom camping is a go-go at Paengaroa Domain. Motorhomes, campervans and RVs with self-contained status can stay for up to three nights at the domain.

Smack in the thick of the horticultural area, in Paengaroa you'll find roadside fruit and veg stalls, some good Kiwi folk and, word has it, a hearty pie...

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.

When bunking down at the domain, keep your free-camping clean. Obey all signage, take your rubbish with you and respect the surroundings. Cheers!


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North IslandBay of PlentyTe Puke


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Crystal's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Located next to the highway, its a parkinglot for a lovely little park. Bathrooms arent the cleanest, but they're open all night. Only about a minute's walk to the gull gas station, a dairy, café & liquor store. Playground for the kids. Not bad, for free!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Libby's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Alright free campsite, toilets are quite far away with no light but fine for one night. Campsite not too busy either but town is quite empty so not much to do.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Tamara & Brittany 's avatar

Tamara & Brittany

Ranking: 7/10

Fine place to park the camper for the night.
Be mindful of rugby training nights.
Toilets easily accessible and fine.
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Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Joey's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Not bad. May have children around as they practice near by and parents picking up but at night it’s quite. Toilet is not locked.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

A large, open area, centrally located to the quiet rural town of Paengaroa. It certainly wouldn't be my No1 Freedom Camping choice, but this location could be alot worse all the same.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago