Dawson Falls Carparks

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

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6 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

31 Freedom Camping

2 Mt Taranaki

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Explore the Dawson Falls area from this great base. A feature is one of New Zealand's oldest operational power generators.

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North IslandTaranakiMt Taranaki

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  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

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Sean Stevens

Ranking: 10/10

End of the line, great views and walks.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Tine Fook

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful place, at the end of a 6 km dead end street, with only the sounds of birds and wind and beautiful scenery/lookout. Nice walks with beautiful vegetation.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Rita Hochstiasser

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful scenery of the Mt Taranaki.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Malcolm & Susan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Visited the car park. Again a wonderful location and opportunity to camp for free on the mountainside. However, we stayed over at North Egmont where there were a few more facilities.
[2 senior Scots, 4 week trip, mainly overnight stops, self-contained, Autumn]

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Nina Coopmans

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Nice spot to start your hike into the region of the mountains.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in April 2013

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Nick Morrison

Ranking: 9/10

I reckon that 2 days here is a must. Heaps of walks, long and short, take your pick. Remember a warm hat as this place is at high altitude. Which makes for great views, but remember that in winter it snows up here. To say that the native bush here is mature, is an understatement - it feels prehistoric. A must in the Naki.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Nick Morrison

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