13 Rankers Reviews
69 Freedom Camping
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.
North Island ▷ Coromandel ▷ Thames
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!
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
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No toilets but the view is amazing!
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.
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Nice little free camping spot ,quiet great view out to sea
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.
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
In the night quiet, not easy to find. Sea is not suitable for swimming.
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 :-)
Romy de Boer
Very nice direct location by the sea. It has about 5 spots with plenty of space around 3 picnic areas but no toilet.
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.
Basic freedom camping spot. The view is fantastic. Would definitely stay there again.
Beautiful view to the sea. Space for 6-8 campervans. We enjoyed the stay for one night. Only for self contained vehicles.