Arundel Bridge

Arundel Bridge

Overnight Campervan Parking


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20 Geraldine

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This is a Timaru District Council designated overnight camping spot for self-contained people only. Right on the edge of the river just off the main road at the Arundel Bridge. Picnic tables and long drop toilets - quite popular with the motorhome gang.


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Johnboy's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

This is quite a large area, trees one side, bank the other. Grass needs a good mow. Easy to park. A few table and chairs. Long drop, need your own toilet paper. Short walk to the river. On a busy road, so road traffic could be a problem. Good stop off overnight on the way to somewhere else. No consistent mobile signal.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Suzanne's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Big grass area with a short walk to the river
Did hear some traffic at night. Long drop if you are desperate. A few picnic tables.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Kristyna's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Quiet place good for one night, long drop toilet not in the best condition but at least it's there, plenty of space

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Saleena Ham


Ranking: 5/10

Quiet camp area by the river. No mobile reception. No human would use the long drop's feral so you really do need to be self contained. Free site and served us very nicely.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

Vanessa's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Big open grassy space with a drop loo. Byo toilet paper, not unclean but not pristine. Plenty of space for large motorhome, makes for a good spot to pull in for a night. It was popular over Easter but still heaps of space so you don't feel like you are camping on top of each other

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Ann Le

Ranking: 8/10

Really nice quiet location to break up our trip back to Christchurch. There are a few large potholes but other than that a great free campsite.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Mark Brough

Ranking: 9/10

Relaxing country field by a river. Disappointing that we were the only vehicle self contained out of 10. Come on guys don't ruin it!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Erich Brueggermann's avatar

Erich Brueggermann

Ranking: 7/10

Quiet despite being near road. Lovely big grassy space next to river with drop toilet. We liked this one!

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Jos Tolboom


Ranking: 8/10

This camping is ok. Clean toilet, plenty of places, no noise. We did a short walk to a nice river close to the site.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Eric Pollard


Ranking: 8/10

Nice freedom camping spot with drop toilet. River close by and nice grass area to park or play. No sink.

Reviewed over 5 years ago's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Grass and toilets, a bit close to the road but not a lot a passage. On the road to the Pell Forest and Geraldine.
And free of course. \
No signs anyway.

Reviewed over 8 years ago