Evans Bay Marina Carpark

Evans Bay Marina Carpark

Wellington, Overnight Campervan Parking

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82 Rankers Reviews

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Overnight Freedom Camping at Evans Bay for Self Contained Vehicles with a maximum of 4 nights per single calendar month.

NOTE - Only the southern end of the carpark is available for Freedom Camping.

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North IslandWellington RegionWellington

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  • Dump Station
  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

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Tyla's avatar

Tyla

Ranking: 8/10

Lots of parks. 5 from from airport and $10 uber into city

Reviewed 10 days ago

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Valg

Ranking: 10/10

A great car park area just 15 mins to the ferry. Excellent toilets. Dump station and water just across the carpark. Well used and fills up quickly . Not far from the central city, we biked around . Always a few that are not really approved freedom campers that spoil it for others unfortunately.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Danielle Pegge

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Ranking: 6/10

It's free camping in central Wellington so can't really complain but I wouldn't go there again unless I needed to park a van somewhere and go into central Wellington, or was waiting for the ferry. We were there mid week in Feb and the car park was completely full, the only space we could fit in was pretty tight (we had a mercedes sprinter). It's just a car park so it's not like you can really sit or cook outside the van anywhere (our van had a bbq/table on the side outside but the space was so tight it was pretty impossible to use it). There were only 2 toilets so there was usually a queue for them since it was so busy. Dump station and fresh water available for vans. If you're just looking for somewhere to park up that's free and close to the city then it's fine, although there are other camp grounds a bit further out which we thought were way nicer.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Morgan

Ranking: 9/10

Only stayed overnight before I caught the ferry in the morning but really good. There were nice clean toilets and heaps of space!

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Ying

Ranking: 8/10

Really big space for freedom campers and reasonably close to the CBD (about $10 return to Uber, there's also a bus stop nearby). We were here in Nov and the car park was about 75% full; it would pay to get here early in the busy season. New looking toilets were clean and well maintained.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Chris

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous spot. Am here in the middle of winter, plenty of room, clean toilets, bathed in sunshine, watching yachts race on Wellington Harbour. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Mike Smith

Ranking: 7/10

We arrived around 130pm on the day before our trip to Picton (January 2020). There were three spots left at that time, last spot filled at about 3pm, saw multiple people coming in after that who failed to get spots. It’s a parking lot at a marina but there are two clean flush toilets, and fresh water and a dump station. About a ten dollar Uber into downtown. Perfect for what we needed. You’re packed in tight but who cares for a quick visit.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Kathryn

Ranking: 5/10

The location was fantastic. We got here though at about 1pm and had to stake out for about 40 minutes for a park as it was already very full.
$10 Uber into the city.
Thought it was fantastic until trying to sleep. A lot of groups of disrespectful people who were yelling and laughing until about 2am. Car doors slamming constantly. When you need to get up for the morning ferry it isn’t ideal.
Also when we stayed it was very windy! Be prepared for that.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Louise Cochrane

Ranking: 1/10

Arrived at 6 30pm after ferry, no parks left, around 70% of vehicles there were cars, small vans etc and not self contained motorhomes. All these vehicles were displaying self contained stickers which it's obvious they aren't, probably bought off the internet. I wish these places would police their parking areas like they advertise they do. I've stayed at other places that say they are for motorhomes and half are cars. It's a lot easier to find a park for a car than it is to find one for a motorhome.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Lisa

Ranking: 8/10

good place to stay to be close to the city. you need luck to get a place here. still, campers are very respectful

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Libby

Ranking: 6/10

Can’t complain as it’s a free campsite in the city. Would need to get there early as spaces go easily. About an hour walk into the city. Toilets are the other side of the campsite and not many of them which is annoying but can’t complain

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Josh

Ranking: 5/10

Rangers will come if your not self contained.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Iris

Ranking: 8/10

IT is a carpark surrounded by noisy street, but absolutely perfect for a Stay at Wellington: quite clean toilets, Bus stop in front of it and by Bus a few minutes to town centre.
As others have written, you should be there early to get a place. We arrived at 1p.m. In shoulder season and we got one of a few left spaces.
There is also a dumping and fresh water Station.

Reviewed over 1 year ago