Te Ahiaua (Pipi Beds)

Te Ahiaua (Pipi Beds)



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330 Freedom Camping

19 Opotiki




Water Front Freedom Camping

You will need to be fully self contained and have your own water.

Ask at the Opotiki i-SITE for other camping options if you are not fully self-contained.


Feature Value Info


North IslandOut EastOpotiki


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free

Operating Season And Hours

This site is available all year round, 24 hours a day.




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Owen Fine

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot, bit of road noise, but goes quiet after 9pm.Grass area gets very boggy. Portaloos on site .

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ranking: 1/10

We did not stay here. It was too loud and had too many people driving around in the lots. We didn’t feel safe. We chose to splurge and stay at the holiday park down the road.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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David Thompson

Ranking: 6/10

Big space but very unclear where designated area was especially after dark... didn't have a problem though, very noisy from about 4 with heavy trucks and traffic on the highway... didn't use toilets but there are some on site. Need to be self contained anyhow.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

One of the two excellent Freedom Camping offerings near Opotiki. The outlook faces north and is stunning. Watch the locals dig for pipi's at low tide (or even join them :) The only downside is lack of privacy and road noise due to being right next to a busy state highway.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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