Maraetotara Reserve

Maraetotara Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

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102 Freedom Camping

3 Ohope

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North IslandBay of PlentyOhope

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  • Freedom Camping
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Layna

Ranking: 8/10

Nice little beach front area on Ohope beach. Space for 6-10 campers/vans depending on the size and how nicely people park. Playground close by, 4 flush toilets (2 handicapped accessible stalls), dump station and fresh water. Showers on the beach front to rinse off at. Would definitely recommend if you're in the area.
Super popular area so get there early, if you show up at 4pm, you'll likely be out of luck.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Mirco

Ranking: 9/10

Nice spot and very close to the sea. There are toilets, fresh water, a dumping station, a playground and a shower(open air). Minus 1* because there are some private cars which parking on the same place.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Bert

Ranking: 10/10

All you could possibly want in a free campsite: clean public toilets, great view and a cold shower (near the beach)

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Mike Sc

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous. Large area. Beside beach. Dump station and 4 wheelchair assessable toilets. Two nights max. Perfection

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Chulses

Ranking: 8/10

Good spot for freedom camping. Toilets nearby. Sadly, other campervans do not follow signage/rules. We found our campervan blocked in by extra campervans after 8pm. We stayed on a Friday night, the playground nearby was full of many loud children by morning. Fyi, if you are not keen on those sounds.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Chulses

Ranking: 8/10

Good spot for freedom camping. Toilets nearby. Sadly, other campervans do not follow signage/rules. We found our campervan blocked in by extra campervans after 8pm. We stayed on a Friday night, the playground nearby was full of many loud children by morning. Fyi, if you are not keen on those sounds.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Emma

Ranking: 8/10

Good place, get in early to get a flat spot as there are some puddles in the area. Remember to bring dollar coins for the bbq.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Kim & Gordon

Ranking: 8/10

What can you say about a free site right on the beach with clean toilets, water and a dump station. Our only issue was it didn’t stop raining.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Carrie

Ranking: 8/10

Good little spot, right by the beach. Awesome playground! Dumping and water was very convenient.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Lucie Barthez

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful location by the sea. Bathroom is OK.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Reinhard Mueller

Ranking: 9/10

Two nights on the sign. Good waves for bodysurfing. Perfect view.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Stephanie

Ranking: 7/10

Good location with a beautiful view, 3 designated camper spots with public toilet. Quiet area.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Zoe

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

A primo spot to camp……..pretty much beachfront though unfortunately you cannot see the beach from the parking area.

Huge playground and lots of grassy areas

Walk 2 minutes down the road to small grocery store and liquor shop. Is a bit further away from eating outlets (fish and chips) but possibly a bit quieter away from the main village centre.

Reviewed over 6 years ago