Mercury Bay Council Area Office...

Mercury Bay Council Area Office Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking



3 Rankers Reviews

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158 Freedom Camping

14 Whitianga




All freedom campers must be certified self-contained.

Maximum stay of two consecutive nights, departure by 9am.

Area only available for freedom camping after 5pm.

Park only between the freedom camping signs.

Location - East end of car park behind the Council building, north to south of the car park.
Size - 20m north to south across the car park and 6m or 2 car park spaces wide.


Feature Value Info


North IslandCoromandelWhitianga


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


Todd's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Good area just in front of a green area and beside the marina. 1min walk to the public WC. 3min wall to the main Street. There is a bar nearby which blasted the music very loadly, but did not disturb our sleep really. Recommended!

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Mike Fricker's avatar

Mike Fricker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

17Sept18. We had intended to drive round to Cook’s Beach free site but it was getting late and I was tired! Stayed here instead. A hidden gem in terms of cost (free), access and quietness. Snapper Jack’s just down the road supplied 2 of us with a fish and chip supper for $10 total! A bargain. Public toilets not far away at the marina

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Jasmine Andrew

Ranking: 8/10

Nice little area to free camp for the night. It’s a car park away from the street facing a grassed area right near the lake front. Very close to town centre! There are public toilets very close by. No rubbish bins.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago