Tararu Beachfront North Reserve

Tararu Beachfront North Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking


15 Rankers Reviews

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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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Kirsty B's avatar

Kirsty B

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed about 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 over 1 year ago

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 almost 2 years ago

Manon's avatar


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 about 2 years ago

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Tills's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

No toilets but the view is amazing!

Reviewed about 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 over 2 years ago

Rich's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed almost 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 almost 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 about 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 about 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 about 4 years ago

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Romy de Boer


Ranking: 8/10

Very nice direct location by the sea. It has about 5 spots with plenty of space around 3 picnic areas but no toilet.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Michael Smith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Nice site right on the water. Gave an 8 as a little bit noisy being close to the road, and cars coming in and out of the car park till late.

Reviewed over 4 years ago