Fergusson Park

Fergusson Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

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6 Rankers Reviews

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10 Tauranga

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Fergusson Park. Right by the sea.
Get some shade under the trees.

Information

Certified self-contained campervans can stay between Sunday and Thursday for up to 2 nights per calendar month in the internal carpark of Fergusson Park, beside the playground. Nab your spot early - only 3 vehicles per night, so it's first-come first-served.

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North IslandBay of PlentyTauranga

Categories

  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

Reviews

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Stacey's avatar

Stacey

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot. But BE AWARE...the city council pay First Security to police the site nightly at 12. So...if you’re self contained...but did it yourself... but decide to risk it anyway...because who’s going to know....the lack of that little blue sticker will cost you $200. There is claimed parking for 3 vehicles...I’d call it 2...and your close enough to touch doors. And if the first vehicle in takes a bit extra...and you just slide in next to it beside the zone...your parked illegally...$200.
So...great spot...24hr toilets...and super strict policing.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Hayley

Ranking: 10/10

3 self contained parking spots. Public toilet nearby. Great spot for us!

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Lu

Ranking: 8/10

For 1st time freedom campers this was our 1st 'freedom camping spot' and absolutely pleased this was an option. Got there early avo, very windy so perfect for kite surfers(and there were plenty on the water) so we got to watch that. You have to go all the way to the end to turn your campervan tho. Kids had after school sports activities which was fun to watch(made us miss our granddaughter). Beautiful view of the ocean, clean toilets, very clean park except someone didn't pick up their dog shit which was on the lawn right where the designated area is(as there's only 3 designated areas for self contained vehicles. Gates are locked which we were happy with especially given the fact we're 1st timers. Wake up to lots of people exercising in the morning and cool breeze to offset the hot early morning sun.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Charlotte

Ranking: 7/10

3 overnight spots, we had the place to ourselves. Toilets are nice but do get locked in the evening.
Good for a quick stop over.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Becca's avatar

Becca

Ranking: 7/10

Situated in the carpark of a sports centre/park on the water. There are toilets which are locked overnight. Only 3 spots, 2 in the actual car park and 1 further down closer to the water. These are all clearly marked. Overall convenient overnight spot

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Just a little out of town and next to the sea (tidal inlet). There's a good playground. Fergusson Park is a busy little place with locals, so it's unlikely that you'll get it to yourself. Very pleasant spot.

Reviewed over 8 years ago