Whanganui RSA Car Park

Whanganui RSA Car Park

Overnight Campervan Parking

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11 Rankers Reviews

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205 Freedom Camping

6 Whanganui




Available to self-contained campervans only


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North IslandManawatu - WanganuiWhanganui


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free



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Britt's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

We couldn't find the campsite as indicated on the Rankers app, because apparently the RSA club moved to another place in town in August 2018. The campsite is now located behind the RSA building on Ridgway Street. Just ask them, they are happy to help! We could use their facilities, which was great. Don't expect a lot of the camping area though, it's just a simple car park. We were the only ones camping that night.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Wayne's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great spot for self contained campers. Free power hookup if needed and friendly staff inside the RSA with great prices. Earlier in week is better as can be noisy with the two allotted parks right next to kitchen and staff break area.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Di's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

After reading the reviews this looked like a great spot to camp for the night butwhen we arrived we discovered the council has changed the laws and u can no longer camp overnight 😔 what a pity!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Michigan Travelers

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely town filled with kind people and art galleries. A downtown spot (with power) for our campervan was perfect! Stopped in the RSA office early afternoon and was told to return after 3pm when the lot would be available. Thank you so much, RSA!!!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Erich Brueggermann

Ranking: 8/10

Stayed in December, middle of Wanganui, on the RSA car park. We were lucky to get a power socket (one of two) - offered free by the RSA club! Thanks so much! Go & check your parked ok, have a drink and/or dinner there, say hi to Keely - everyone was very friendly. Wanganui was quite a cool town.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Urs Bruderer

Ranking: 8/10

Free parking with power. Ask at the RSA desk. Very friendly staff. Thank you for letting us stay at your parking lot.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Robert Hanbidge

Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly staff who were only too happy to help. 2 power sockets available so get in early. Best scotch fillet for $22 I've ever had. Would have been a 10 but we stayed there on a Saturday night and the hoons were out. It was a car park and we were grateful of the free power.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Ranking: 10/10

What a great gesture from the Wanganui RSA Club in providing this free facility in their car park. Thank you Kyle and your staff and members. We were warmly greeted by Club members (bloody Orstrailians - can't play Rugby!!) and staff when we stayed there on 9 April 2016. Great beer and wines served by absolutely superb hosts in Keely and Penny. The restaurant also had great value meals. Stay here and support this Club, you won't be disappointed. There are toilets down the street on right side opposite Farmers (near Observatory I think) about 1.5 blocks away. If you are Aussie, you may be able to coach them on how to bowl underarm at cricket!!!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Bob Carreau

Ranking: 8/10

Very convenient location close in downtown if you want to visit a pub and have a night out.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Ken Charnley

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Great Overnight spot. 2 x power points, centre of town. No outside hours facilities but Toilets, Bar meals, Restaurant most nights and lunch times during opening hours.. First in best dressed just need to check with the Club Office or Reception/Bar) out of courtesy first.Central to all town facilities Bars, Meals, Shows, Library, Museum and so on. Stayed here twice.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great place, no facilities, but free parking with power sockets for free! Ask in the RSA of your not sure where to park

Reviewed over 5 years ago