Tararu Beachfront North Reserve

Tararu Beachfront North Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking


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All freedom campers must be certified self-contained.

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

Park only between the freedom camping signs.

Location - North-west of the loop road, seaward side directly off the loop road and back from the shoreline.
Size - 30m from first tree to the north east of the loop road heading south-west.


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Thames-Coromandel District Council

Local government organisation


North IslandCoromandelThames


  • Freedom Camping
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Di's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

On meeting friends that not seen for 2 &1/2years. To enjoy a relaxing lunch. But alass a "Extreemly potty mouth freedom camper" was extreemly rude by using fowl swear words saying we had not tight ti be there. One can only hope she doesn't belong to a group. DISGRACEFULL. Such a shame a very restfull park.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Zayne Jennings

Ranking: 9/10

Great spot right on the water front. Plenty of room on a Friday night. VERY windy spot due to being exposed but still worth the stay. Just out of town with a few cars coming and going through the night

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Kirsty B

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

No facilities but worth it for the gorgeous sunset. Peaceful and away from town. Recommended.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Micaela Bretton

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely beautiful. No freshwater or facilities but totally fine for self contained motorhomes. So serene and peaceful.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Dom's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Facing a pristine stony beach, simple friendly place. Road noise not really a problem. Lots of wild birds in fenced areas. Nice short walks nearby. Lovely!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Ok, it’s December 24th and I was praying just to have a place in this beautiful country to stay the night. Thames, you delivered!!! Thankful for the great spot by the water and the quiet after 2 days in the north!!! 10/10

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Tills's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

No toilets but the view is amazing!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Haley's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

This place is beautiful!! Lovely location in front of the ocean, paved parking lot and a picnic table or two within reach. Only downfall, no bathrooms or showers.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Rich's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice little free camping spot ,quiet great view out to sea

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Nadia's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Easy to find & access, quiet,
beautiful sunset view and birds. We got the last spot among about 8. Clean toilet at park a few minutes away.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jonas R.

Ranking: 10/10

Great views, no facilities, free. Wind almost blew us away and car was shaking but could be seasonal. Would still recommend for self contained cars

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Helena Souckova

Ranking: 7/10

In the night quiet, not easy to find. Sea is not suitable for swimming.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Ewan Evans

Ranking: 9/10

Five spots. For certified free campers only as no toilet or shower. Amazing water views, and couldn’t hear anything from our spot due to the waves. No beach so only gets a 9 :-)

Reviewed over 4 years ago