Te Mata Point Reserve

Te Mata Point Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking



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280 Freedom Camping

32 Thames


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South of the river mouth near the boat launch area

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 - Within the loop road at the southern end.
Size - 30m starting from the southern entrance to the loop road heading north.


Feature Value Info


North IslandCoromandelThames


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Spanglish Duo


Ranking: 5/10

Depending on how the earlier arrivals have parked there are 4 or 5 places on a sloping grassy site between the link road and the main road.
Not a quiet site and annoyingly some local traffic in the early hours blared their horns as they drove past.
No toilet facilities.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Sam & Mal

Ranking: 10/10

What a beautiful peaceful stop, walked to Royal Oak hotel approx 2km South over short narrow bridge. Great beer food & garden. Went to sleep to the sound of gentle waves. Only 1 other happy camper! Perfect.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Laurell Cullen-Wright

Ranking: 9/10

Great spot. Welcoming locals. Met great helpful fellow campervanners here .

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Ranking: 6/10

My pick of the bunch along this stretch. Close to the shop for supplies, waterfront vista - what more could you want

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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