Te Kauwhata Domain

Te Kauwhata Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking


32 Rankers Reviews

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13 Dump Station

2 Tuakau

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Stay for a maximum of three nights.
Suitable for non self-contained vehicles to stay here.


Feature Value Info


Umbrella Organisation

Non-profit organisation


North IslandWaikatoTuakau


  • Freedom Camping
  • Dump Station
  • Free


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Eyisha's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Great spot clean toilets there are 3 green power sites the only let down is they have locked the field where parking is allowed for freedom camping and have cut off access to 2 of the power boxes which is a shame if this was open and accessible then my rating would have been higher

Reviewed 24 days ago

Emma's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great place, toilets are clean and there’s a sink for washing dishes. Car park is lit up which we found very bright and a bit disturbing but made us feel safe when walking to the toilet and back. Heaps of space for lots of campers

Reviewed 4 months ago

Jose's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great spot, dump station and clean toilets. Walking distance to small township. Looks out over rugby park.. kind local was at hall close by and gave us,some grapes.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Joe's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

It is just simply AMAZING?

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Lucy's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great spot, very quiet and clean and lots of room for campers. Very safe

Reviewed 6 months ago

Roque's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great spot before Auckland, toilet are very clean and have a sink for dishwashing, during the morning a friendly employee from council did a survey to keep supporting the campsite

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Aj's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great free camping spot

Stayed here on a Saturday night late November 2020, arrived at around 10.45PM and only two other campers so lots of parking space. ( Park diagonally facing tpwards rugby pitch) also area for tents.

Toilets nice and clean and it has and outdoor tap / sink for washing dishes, lots of green areas to set up picnics, tents etc. Lots of bins provided and parking spaces for campers and rugby and squash club. Remember to donate your $5 as this is funded by donations and locals.

Forsquare is a 10 minute walk away and is open till 8pm, also in the village several nights of the week is a Thai food van which has great food. There is also a pool located locally that you can pay to use.


Reviewed over 1 year ago

Shannon's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Police did a check of the area which made it feel safe. toilets and a sink for washing up. Donation of $5. Nice and peaceful

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Karen's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Excellent facilities. Much appreciated. Nice quiet spot.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Stefan Hohmann


Ranking: 10/10

Many thanks to the county for this great place. Water and dumping facilities are available, also a big area for tents. Very silent during the night, we felt safe because of a light all night long (not disturbing us to sleep). Of course we gave a donation of $5.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Merche's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Thank you to Waikato District Council and the neighborhood for this place.
It is a great place for a non selfcontainer cars and tents with this great grass and clean WC also quiet at night if people are ok.
There is a donation of 5 dollars which helps to maintain this place.
We need more places like this everywhere,so if you are staying please donate 5 dollars to contribute to keep this place

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Silly American

Ranking: 10/10

Great last campground of the trip as there was potable water and a dump site right there. Large, clean bathrooms and an outside sink for washing dishes. It was pretty packed my night so it was evident where to park, but it’s pretty much up against the side of the parking lot with the stands for the rugby pitch behind you. A few tents set up on the opposite end of the campers. Some other reviews talk about power hook-ups, they might be referencing running an electric cord to the electrical boxes at the base of the light poles, but I wouldn’t be comfortable doing that. $5 donation asked for and was a perfect place to dump all my New Zealand coins at the end of the trip.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Christina's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Stayed here on Saturday night and lost a pair of green/brown trail running shoes. If you find them please call me. 0225447424
The site is nice enough, very clean toilets.
I got confirmation from the council that the water from the washing up sink tap is drinking water but the others aren’t.

Reviewed over 2 years ago