Ngāti Toa

Ngāti Toa

Overnight Campervan Parking


42 Rankers Reviews

9 Face-to-Face

2 Porirua


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There are limited spots available for overnight parking for up to three nights. It’s a great spot that allows you to wake up next to the ocean. The maximum stay at the Domain is 3 nights.


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Porirua City Council

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North IslandWellington RegionPorirua


  • Freedom Camping
  • Dump Station
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Tiffndoll's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot for overnight stay, had early morning ferry to catch so suited us fine

Reviewed 7 months ago

Chichi87's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great spot to freedom camp for the night. The water is mere meters from the carpark. There were toilets that were 3min walk away. Park for the kids right there also.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Katharina Müller

Ranking: 5/10

Place is nice but quite noisy since its near the road and railway. When we stayed at the campsite there were some locals parking at the foreshore and playing loud music til late. There is a public toilet around which was fine but a little dirty.
The campsite is alright if you are just staying for one night otherwise i would stay somewhere lese.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Richard & Chris, UK

Ranking: 7/10

Very busy, with wing-mirror to wing-mirror parking. We got the last spot on arrival at about 5pm. Very convenient for the ferry (but double Google Maps estimated travel time if you're heading for the ferry, due to traffic and road maps). You'll need some levellers for your campervan unless you get lucky.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Tills's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Convenient location 15 min from Wellington, nice place but toilets are shared with the sport fields nearby, so not clean really.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Julianne McKie


Ranking: 8/10

Great waterfront spot to spend the night. Signage of where to park not that clear but lots of other vans there so we just parked between them. Nice to walk along water front and easy walk to shops including supermarket and great bar D4 with fast wifi. Booked ferry tickets for next day there through direct ferries and was surprised by almost $70 in free meal vouchers to use during trip. Train station close good spot to park and train into Wellington. Toilets a stroll away.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Nice place to stay overnight. Short way to railwaystation to Wellington. All 3 days very windy.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Andy and Julia

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great spot away from the craziness of the city. Beautiful camp site next to the water. Good amount of spaces, we never had trouble to find something. Toilets are available and in ok condition.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Pedro's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Very nice view, the place is really great. Toilets are not very nice or clean for New Zeland standards, but we enjoy a lot our night there.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Brian Palmer

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Great place to stop to catch the early ferry.
Clean toilets close by, New World supermarket and Sandbar pub within walking distance.
Only bad thing was that someone left the fan on full blast all night. It was windy.
I'll bet that people thought that we were up to monkey business in the van,but it was the wind honest.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Haru Ito

Ranking: 8/10

It was pretty good but hard to find the good spot after 3 or 4pm. There are kind of park. You could play in the park. ha There have public toilet and ocean view. Toilet was just good.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Geoff Steele


Ranking: 10/10

Free sites along a waterfront road. To the left toward the marina, to the right ends in a carpark with access to the beach. Behind the sites are playing fields with clean toilets, ruin of a historic building, a playground and a train station within a short walk. Every facility you need including groceries, cafes and laundry are a short drive away. Staying here we caught the sunset with a quiet glass of wine, and had a restful night before catching the early interislander the next morning. Locals were lovely. When we woke motorhomes and campervans were lined up close to each other and it seems many of us were waiting for the Interislander also.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Michael Smith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

SO WINDY. We pulled up on the right hand side as you go in as the left was full. I'm assuming that they were all experts in wind prediction as us and one other were the only ones to brave it out on that side of the site. Although the site itself is great and has toilets, the wind was terrifying. I'm sure I'm overreacting but I did google wind speeds that cause vans to blow over because it was shaking the van! Great spot for the brave though.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago