BMX Pump Track Carpark, Marine...

BMX Pump Track Carpark, Marine Parade

Overnight Campervan Parking



12 Rankers Reviews

0 Face-to-Face

47 Dump Station

59 Freedom Camping

8 Napier




3 nights maximum stay

Vehicles must have a current self-containment certificate.


Feature Value Info


North IslandHawkes BayNapier


  • Dump Station
  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


Johnston’s's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great wee spot. Nice big parking lot just metres from the water. Dump station and fresh water. Clean toilets. Can be a bit noisy with trains but it doesn’t last very long

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 10/10

26Sept18. Nothing really to add to the most recent reviews. Great location. Heard trains in the night. The track and a road crossing just across the road.
Close to the national aquarium. We saw their kiwis about their business including a bit of hanky panky, if you know what I mean!

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Pauline Lewis's avatar

Pauline Lewis

Ranking: 8/10

Now has 2 dump stations and fresh water. Car park close to main road. Excellent views over the ocean. Suitable for larger RV's. More level than most spots. Very popular. 15 minute walk to ctr of town.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Ozi's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Very good place ! Toilets clean and available 24h . Water ( drinkable and not) and dump point.
Beautiful site straight on the front sea!
Only 20min walking to city center.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Lots of spaces and toilets that are open 24/7. On top of that the view is pretty amazing. There is also a dump and fresh water point. A perfect spot!

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Jenni Wells

Ranking: 7/10

Parking is great location on the beach. There are larger bays for motorhomes but these are right next to the beach so are prime spots. When we arrived all the large bays were taken by the majority of small non self contained vehicles.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Jo Dawson's avatar

Jo Dawson

Ranking: 9/10

This is a great free spot - level car park right next to the beach. Clean toilets, dump station and fresh water. Great kids playground about 10 minutes walk along seafront. Probably a 15 minute brisk walk to town. Great spot for seeing Napier from.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Julia Kurtz

Ranking: 10/10

Great place directly at the beach and super central! With toilet and dump station.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Harriet Smith's avatar

Harriet Smith

Ranking: 10/10

For self contained vehicles only. 2 spacious and clean flushing toilets, an outdoor shower, small bins, drinking water and a dump station. You don't need to look anywhere else to camp in Napier.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Bridget Brebner's avatar

Bridget Brebner

Ranking: 7/10

Just a car park right on the beach. Plenty of spaces. Don't even bother being here if you're not self contained because you will be moved along. There was a clean, spacious, flush toilet open all night.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Jiri Lank

Ranking: 6/10

This camp is just one for self contained. You are allowed to stay for up to 3 days. Carpark is not big (approximately 25 spaces). There are 2 unisex toilets and rubbish bins. First night we have quite bad morning alarm as people played really loud music at 6am.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Sam Howard

Ranking: 1/10

Simple enough freedom camping site, the issue we had when staying was that this car park is a popular hangout for the youth of Napier so large crowds of teenagers with cars playing loud music all night. I am writing this review at 6am and they are still going. This perhaps was not the place for a young family to stay.

Reviewed about 3 years ago