18 Rankers Reviews
134 Freedom Camping
W F Moss Scenic Reserve sits in a quiet valley, 10 minutes off the main road. Camping amoungst native plantings, next to the Riwaka river. Take another 5 minute drive up to the Riwaka Resurgence, where the river literally appears from a cave at the bottom of the hill. Take a swim in the crystal pool- refreshing to the max!
South Island ▷ Nelson Region ▷ Motueka
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Looks beautiful. But was closed due to fire risk when we tried to camp there.
Great place to stay. River nearby. Lot of space to park. Toilets are starting to get overloaded. No water tap nearby
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Huge grassed area where you can park anywhere. Relatively clean drop toilet, a few sandflies around due to the river but very manageable. Grass was nice and green, not very long so had been recently mowed/well maintained.
Great place to stay with easy access to Abel tasman. Really quiet area with plenty of grass to park on. 1 drop toilet that's seen better days but the sites free
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Ideal spot for camping pre/post Abel Tasman. Very close to Kaiteriteri/Marahau/Motueka for a tour departure or before heading over Takaka hill. Corners and a couple trees to nestle into in the van. Beside a nice river, has one clean long drop. Road to site is under minor maintenance but it was fine for our camper, just some cones and a little gravel when we went, so don’t be put off by early cones. Stayed 2 nights here!
Very quite area, have a toilet and picnic benches, nothing else
Perfect spot for an overnight self contained spot, no cellphone coverage
It’s a good spot for one night with the river just behind. Toilets were not the best ones but for a free camp it was alright. Lots of space and little corner to have some privacy if you wanted.
We had planned on staying here, but the rain arrived and we could see the river rising. Was a lovely spot. Drop toilet. Only 2 other campers there.
free campsite pour motorhome autonome
site sympa, calme
sur la route de Riwaka Resurgence Track – sur la gauche de la route en montant
|!| si fortes pluies au débordement de la rivière
This spot had been devastated by a severe flood just prior to our visit in March 2016 so it was difficult to assess. It would normally be a great free site beside a lovely running creek but the flooding filled the pit toilet which was unusable. Many sites were gouged out by the flood and Council was working to restore the road in and washouts. Would still recommend as the place would soon be repaired and is really a great spot to camp. Don't forget to visit the resurgent cave up the road where the river emerges from a cave in the mountains. Absolutely fascinating..
Basic spot, lots of camping sites, nice and quiet. Many sandflies and the worst smelling toilet we came across in New Zealand.
Basic parking spot with public toilet, beside the stream. Grass should be kept mowed, would look more pleasant. Certified self contained vehicles only.
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