Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking



7 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

113 Freedom Camping

25 Picton / Marlborough Sounds


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The view across the bay
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A large gravel area to park on Kenepuru Road, over looking Ohingaroa Bay. This would be a lovely spot to watch the sunset, just park your camper behind you for some privacy as you really are next to the road.


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South IslandMarlboroughPicton / Marlborough Sounds


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Crsthomas's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Be careful 4 vehicles max. Otherwise good back up spot in the area. If all parking sites are full, Rai valley is only a 45 minute drive away. Failing that just past Rai valley is a few off the road rest stops where one may stay

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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The 2 Joes

Ranking: 9/10

Nice spot overlooking the water. Right next to the road but it’s very quiet at night. Only 4 spots and they fill up early. 2 day maximum stay.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Christina's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

4 spaces only so pays to get there early. The weather was on our side, beautiful day and an amazing sunset. Star gazing was incredible too!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Anna G

Ranking: 10/10

We parked at this campsite because the nearby one was already full at 4pm. We were lucky and got one of the last spots at this one. It's amazing! Great view, relaxed vibe, you can go swimming or just enjoy the scenery. Just don't rely on getting a spot there as there are only a few.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Katharina Pisarew

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place, very clean drop down toilet (wasn’t smelly at all) and stunning view in the morning of the bay! It was very stormy and windy when we stayed, so we were somewhat concerned as parking lots are relatively close to water. But everything was good!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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HL4travel's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

A nice place to stay there is a grassed picnic area with a table next to the Campervan parking area we stayed there all day till late collected oysters from the rocks for tea and only moved to the designated Campervan area to sleep. We will go back again when next in the region.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in April 2012

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Judith Midgley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Free! Fantastic views, highly recommend. Only takes four vehicles so get there early.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012