Waiomu Valley Old Campground

Waiomu Valley Old Campground

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 - Formed car park in the north- west corner.
Size - All the formed car park.


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Thames-Coromandel District Council

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North IslandCoromandelThames


  • Freedom Camping
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PRB's avatar


Ranking: 3/10

Close to domain for toilets but didn’t see signs so didn’t stay.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Tyler's avatar


Ranking: 4/10

Gravel area parking lot surrounded by grass and hills, was okay, nothing special. Better spots near by for sure.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jackue's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Toilets open all night. Camp between the signs. Come early. Sea view. Rangers come at 7am and check numberplates and sent you a fine later.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Mathilde's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Il n'y a plus de panneau mais nous sommes restés ici car le free camp juste à côté était plein. Nous étions donc seul dans cet "enclos", personne ne nous a dérangé. Très bon spot au calme avec la possibilité de voir le sunset !

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Ahuvi's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

There was no sign so I’m not sure if its a genuine site anymore. I just kept driving.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Gemgem's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

We arrived here and the freedom camping sign has been taken down.. However we will stay here anyway.. Hopefully we don't have any troubles.. The place is really nice, flat and shady.. Toilets a short walk

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jack Pease

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely little spot, nice and flat parking area, toilets are a short walk away, little bench by a river to sit on and also a sea view.All you need is showers and it would be a 10/10. Very happy camper 🙂

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Ranking: 4/10

Quite a random fenced in area of gravel only moments down the road from a 10/10 freedom camping spot. Heaps of lovely manicured grassy area surrounds it, but I would head down the road if there was space for sure.

Reviewed over 6 years ago