South End Reserves, Pauanui

South End Reserves, Pauanui

Overnight Campervan Parking



7 Rankers Reviews

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7 Freedom Camping

1 Tairua




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 - South end of the grassed eastern loop close to the trees.
Size - 12m starting at the eastern edge of the grassed eastern loop and heading west.


Feature Value Info


North IslandCoromandelTairua


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


Sarah's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Flat car park that is busy during the day. Toilets & cold shower available. Room for around 8 campers. I’d get here early especially in summer as it’s a lovely spot. Beautiful outlook to the beach, with bush walk right on your doorstep. My husband went fishing on the rocks so there is that to do if that’s your thing!

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Nadia's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic beach & view, amazing to wake up & walk there. Got the last spot at 7pm.
A few vans parked on grass outside of designated area and were nailed by Coromandel ranger in the morning.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Sacal's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Gorgeous place! Cold shower and clean toilets.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Reuben's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Amazing view clean toilet, bush walks 100m away
10/10 favorite campsite so far

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Eversons's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Stopped here for lunch and decided to stay the night we liked it so much! Great beach for a long walk or walk up the mountain ( pretty challenging). Toilets and outdoor shower. 5? Vans allowed to stay. Very exclusive village; mostly holiday homes we recon!

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in February 2018

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Frans Van Schie

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice spot clean toilets water close room for up to 6 maybe, beach is a 30 meter walk.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Zoe's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Another cool spot in Pauanui - a Doc walking track also starts from this carpark if you are into seeing the countryside on foot. Quite a rugged beach - I'm not sure it would be great for swimming but certainly a good vantage point to watch a storm roll in.BBQ and picnic tables for true alfresco summer living

Reviewed about 4 years ago