Ocean View Reserve Carpark, Dunedin...

Ocean View Reserve Carpark, Dunedin

Overnight Campervan Parking



23 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

37 Dump Station

121 Freedom Camping

26 Dunedin


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If you are in a vehicle then you are welcome here. Please make sure you adhere to the area permitted which is shown on the maps onsite and with signage.

Departure by 8am.


There are limited spaces for certified self-contained vehicles and those with non-certified self-contained vehicles. There is no camping allowed at Ocean View.

Vehicle noise and lights can disrupt sleep, so please show consideration to local residents and other campers by arriving at the site before 10pm. Please also respect our environment by using the rubbish and toilet facilities provided.


Feature Value Info


South IslandCoastal OtagoDunedin


  • Freedom Camping
  • Dump Station
  • Free



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Gay Hamilton's avatar

Gay Hamilton

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful beach, toilets, sink, baby changing facilities, dump station, fresh water tap. Fairly level parking. Great free spot.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

JT's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

nice place close to the ocean. facilities clean. not so much space so do not arrive too late.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2019

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Marinette Kegels's avatar

Marinette Kegels

Ranking: 9/10

Nice place. Close to a beautiful beach. Locals keep an eye on this spot. Thanks for this.
10 places for cars.
Don’t park behind those.....or you get a fine.
Fresh water and dumping station.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Sarah THOMMERET's avatar



Ranking: 4/10

Looks great but very small. We arrived at 5:30pm and it was already full - only 5 spots for each category!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sarah's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Clean toilets, nice spot right next to the beach, but not many spaces. Full by 4:30. Only 5 NSC spots. Unfortunately people were littering and quite loud. People parked behind other cars and in the no overnight camping spots. Shame people have to ruin it

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Mitchell's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great location to Dunedin and right on the beach so very popular, would recommend getting in early. Non-self contained spots were all taken so we parked up in a self contained spot with no issues. Toilets are clean :)

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Heinz's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Platz war gut, nur in der Nacht ein paar durchfahrende Autos

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Karo's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Amazing campsite next to a beautiful beach, perfect for a morning walk. Clean flush toilets and even drink water supply. There are only very few spots available (especially for non-selfcontained cars) so come there early. They actually control if you parked in the marked area...some people woke up to a 200$ fine on their windscreens

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Claudia's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Amazing spot! 2 public toilets available are clean and looked to have been cleaned in the early hours of the morning when we woke. Incredible location next to a gorgeous beach! A must to get up for the sunrise with your first cup of tea! The sky was stunning! Was very busy even in Sept.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Sarah's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

This was one of my favourite places to stay in all of New Zealand, parking is 5 metres from a beautiful beach, great location (10 min from Dunedin), clean bathrooms, grassy area for picnic. Only thing is it gets pretty crowded at night, but was quiet for the amount of people. A MUST STAY!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Pirita Latja's avatar

Pirita Latja


Ranking: 8/10

Very nice free car park for all vehicles. Instructions on site were very good. It was nice to find one free car park for a regular car. However regular car places on this site were also filled with campervans eventually. Be early. Clean toilets and a beach closeby.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Denise Hall's avatar

Denise Hall

Ranking: 7/10

Lovely beach, white sand next to the main road, reasonable toilets with sink for dishes and dump station. It was empty when we arrived at 2pm the downside was from 5pm onwards loads of young people arrived in small vans and cars and totally blocked us in, the sign said the parking was only until 8.30am, some of the vehicles hadn't moved by 8.30am so nobody could get out !!!!!
Eventually we had to bang on windows to make them move. There was about 30 vehicles in total with young adults, I must say very quiet well behaved young adults.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Sarah-Jane Mossop's avatar

Sarah-Jane Mossop

Ranking: 7/10

Great site with great facilities, however you want to get there early!! We arrived about 3pm and by 5/6 there were so many vans all cramped together in a small space. Ocean is close and it's fairly quite.

Reviewed over 3 years ago