Marine Parade Carpark (opposite...

Marine Parade Carpark (opposite # 54)

Paraparaumu Beach - Overnight Campervan Parking


4 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

7 Paraparaumu

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Beachfront carpark opposite number 54 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach. Just 1 self contained campervan can stay a maximum of 1 night. First come first serve. Get in quick!


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North IslandWellington RegionParaparaumu


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Chulses's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Very active carpark even in winter. Noises very late into the night. Great view of Kapiti island. Easy access to Paraparaumu beach. Public toilet at the nearby MacLean Park.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Jutta Bernhart


Ranking: 8/10

Very nice view of the sea, but the toilets are closed at night. Campsite an official parking lot (self-contained only), perfect for one night!!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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holidaymad from Solihull

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

My favourite Freedom camping site of those we staying in during our 6 weeks tour.
We arrived first (one only allowed) and, but the next morning had been joined by 2 others. We had taken photos to show we were first there, but the council obviously weren't too bothered on the Saturday we stayed.
What could be better, sitting there watching the pod of Orchas swimming between us and Kapiti Island or strolling along the beach, or eating the excellent fish and chips, freshly cooked, from the shop in Howell Road watching the sun go down - hmm, difficult choice.
Loses one point only because the footpath went past our back door, but the people were friendly :)

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Bet Dreno

New Caledonia

Ranking: 8/10

Just in front of the sea and calm. Free self contained.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014