5 Rankers Reviews
189 Freedom Camping
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.
North Island ▷ Coromandel ▷ Whitianga
Council car park close to town, easy to find, quiet and out of the wind ( was windy night). No facilities but good place to be able to park and sleep for the night.
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For the price you can’t go wrong! Super close to the marina, lots of shops and cafes. Bathrooms are close by and very clean. There isn’t any grass to sit out in as it’s just a parking lot but you can walk across the street to some benches along the beach.
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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!
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
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.