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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North IslandWellington RegionOtaki

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  • Freedom Camping
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Laurie's avatar

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 4 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 4 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 7 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 11 months 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 over 2 years ago

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An

Ranking: 8/10

Free campsite, no facilities but beautiful at the sea.

Reviewed almost 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 over 4 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 over 5 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 almost 6 years ago

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Paul Riepen

Ranking: 7/10

Great beach location, can be very exposed to bad weather so pick your days. On a nice day you couldn't ask for better, right on the beach views of Kapiti coast and Kapiti Island. Bring fishing gear, good snapper for the surf caster and in season white baiting at the river. Is a stony beach but at low tide it is great for walks on the low tide sand. Really easy to find, just turn left when you reach the beach road and keep going when you get to the end of the road, the gravel starts and you can drive all the way to the river mouth. Pick your spot as you go. Don't back up too far in the gravel or you might get stuck like me trying to get to close to the sea front.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Marty Turek

Ranking: 8/10

Great campsite. Pay careful attention to the tides though. Had to move the tent from campervan area due to a high tide. Amazing spot to watch the sunset.

Reviewed over 6 years ago