North River Bank

North River Bank

Otaki Beach - Overnight Campervan Parking

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Overnight parking for up to 6 self contained campervans that can stay a maximum 2 nights at the Otaki River North Bank, Otaki Beach.

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Organisation

Kapiti Coast District Council

Local government organisation

Location

North IslandWellington RegionOtaki

Categories

  • Freedom Camping
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Imogen

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot. It was peaceful but pretty windy which was nice though the night. Lots of space and easy access. I would only go in decent weather as in my van i prefer to have doors open to cook under cover and i think my awning might get shredded 🤣

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Ka pai

Ranking: 10/10

Tent camping Saturday night near the Estuary Otaki River, there were heaps of campervans/motorhome/vans/bus/Utes sit up for the night along the sea shore area, brilliant weather, friend & I went for a walk along the sea shore watching fishermen/women fishing along the way, we walked beyond the Surf club, we took our seats near the campers to watch the sun sit & to hear a Kōauau (flute) while the sun was just disappear behind Kapiti Island magic.. On Sunday went for a morning walk on the other side of the Estuary, yes there is a rubbish bin & toilet closer to the camp site on Kapiti Ln Rd Picnic park I knew about this beach camp area my friend use to renovate batches/houses on Marine Parade it was so nice & handy. Enjoy & Respect the whenua -

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Laurie

Ranking: 7/10

Rankers is wrong not only for 6 vehicles can park any where in a huge area beach or lake or river spots
No toilets closes would be back at main beach so need to be self contained .Very scenic area can see kapiti island from beach from other side as was in Parapariki beach 2 days if there good biking at Queen Elizabeth regional park but have to stay in holiday park there only rated it
a 7 as no toilets

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Laurie

Ranking: 7/10

Rankers is wrong not only for 6 vehicles can park any where in a huge area beach or lake or river spots
No toilets closes would be back at main beach so need to be self contained .Very scenic area can see kapiti island from beach from other side as was in Parapariki beach 2 days if there good biking at Queen Elizabeth regional park but have to stay in holiday park there only rated it
a 7 as no toilets

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Pat

Ranking: 9/10

Place is great. Awesome views. Will need to be self contained as there are no facilities around. For the view and vibe I would give it a 10.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Denise Philpott

Ranking: 10/10

Came with my 7m caravan and managed to get car stuck in the sand. No worries, within three minutes two helpful souls were there to help. Just needed to uncouple, set up van and hand maneuver a little for departure next day. Beautiful place by the sea to relax and watch the fishers. Next time will go further down by the river mouth.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Rachel Leghorn

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot right on the beach front. No facilities, but this is nature at its finest! If you are not self contained, do not stay here. This is a gem of a location and we need to keep it (don't poo on the beach!)

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Mic&Ric

Ranking: 8/10

A lovely spot right on the ocean. Was a pretty quiet exposed area on pebble/sand. Not too windy (December). About 7 vans/campers stayed overnight. No toilet or water as listed. A few families visit for the day surf fishing. A sweet spot.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Kel

Ranking: 7/10

Great spot for self contained vehicles only. If you aren't self contained, stay at a motorcamp up the road. Very simple.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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An

Ranking: 8/10

Free campsite, no facilities but beautiful at the sea.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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estelle D

New Caledonia

Ranking: 1/10

free campsite pour motorhome autonome
site vraiment douteux avec des voitures qui fond des allers/retours et restent stationner un moment avec des jeunes femmes…
site sur graviers, rien de particulier hormis la proximité de l’océan
convient parce que gratuit, mais nous sommes restés bien enfermés dans la motorhome

Free campsite for autonomous motorhome, site really dubious with cars that drive back and forth and stay parked a moment with young women..... site on gravel, nothing particular except the proximity of the ocean is suitable because free, but we stayed well locked up in the motorhome.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Fernando Silva

Ranking: 9/10

Very quiet and safe place! Beautiful view as well. It just has no toilet, but still all good to stay for one night!

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Aaron wood

Ranking: 10/10

Perfect free camping site right on the beach front. Beautiful walks, I imagine it could be very exposed in poor weather. Perfect good weather free campsite!

Reviewed over 6 years ago