Lowburn Harbour

Lowburn Harbour

Overnight Campervan Parking



66 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

121 Freedom Camping

2 Cromwell


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Self-contained campers only

3 night stay maximum


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South IslandCentral OtagoCromwell


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Jood's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Huge open, level, hard gravel site by a lake. VERY windy when we were there so dust everywhere. Room for loads of Van's with no overcrowding. Basic toilets, take a torch at night! Surprisingly there was wifi. There's prettier sites to be found.

Reviewed 16 days ago

Linda's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Price: free
Location: by a beautiful lake. Also by a highway but it is a quiet way.
Insects: no, there are some ducks but the are sweet
Wc’s: Nice, toiletpapier is not much but it’s okay
Douche: no douche but you can make a dive in the water.

We have for the first time in our trip free WiFi here.

Reviewed 26 days ago

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Liz Wade

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Good size area for stopover. Didn’t use the facilities and WiFi not working. Busy but fine for an overnight stop.

Reviewed 30 days ago

Marianna's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Plenty of room, toilets clean but no toilet paper. Wifi!

Thank you for a great free spot to sleep.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Sabine's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Very dusty area but lovely . Directly to the lake.

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Vasudev Rupanaguntla

Ranking: 10/10

Huge site with great views. Restrooms are well maintained.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Fer's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great place with a lot of ducks and free wifi!

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Lisa's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

sehr großer Platz an wunderschönem See. Toiletten in Ordnung.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Mike Sc

Ranking: 9/10

Magical. Large site beside lake with resident ducks. A full moon over the lake with a few stray clouds. Perfect. Simple toilet facilities.didnt see dump or potable water. Trees for shade.

Reviewed 6 months ago

Ambs's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lovely spot on a lake. It’s right off the highway but far enough that the noise isn’t a bother. Toilets are ok, but bring your own toilet paper. There were also bins but they were full. We got there on a Sunday and perhaps they don’t service toilets or bins over the weekend, so may be better during the week.
Other than that, nice place and plenty of room! Would suggest if you’re heading to Wanaka or Queenstown and want to save some cash before you inevitably blow it all in these towns :)

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Mads Mossin

Ranking: 8/10

A big free place. Room for many campers. Nice small town and beautiful surroundings. But close to a "heavy traffic" road.

Reviewed 9 months ago and experienced in March 2019

Kipnkeri's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Easily one of the best sites in the south. Pretty as a picture with great vibe. Basic toilets but setting made it worth waiting in a line for the loo. Stay here!

Reviewed 11 months ago

Taylor's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

This was in a great position right by the lake with lots of friendly ducks wandering around. There were designated recycling bins, which was great! There were a few elderly couples who had set up camp there to stay more than just the night. One man in particular seemed quite concerned about others disturbing the piece and was quite watchful of us. Aside from this, it was a great spot!

Reviewed 12 months ago