BMX Pump Track Carpark, Marine...

BMX Pump Track Carpark, Marine Parade

Overnight Campervan Parking


27 Rankers Reviews

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14 Napier

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3 nights maximum stay

Vehicles must have a current self-containment certificate.


Feature Value Info


North IslandHawkes BayNapier


  • Freedom Camping
  • Dump Station
  • Free


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sharon armstrong's avatar

sharon armstrong

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful view and location. Great signage so you know where to park. Toilets and dump station also at this site too.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Martin's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great coastal location. Dump station is part of the carpark. Freight train may come past at 6am

Reviewed 7 months ago

Matt's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

**WARNING - thefts come at night. Had our bike picked apart last night (2/6/2020) even though it was locked up on our bike rack. Tire stolen and they also attempted to pull off rear tire. They know what they are doing and are quick. By the time we looked out the window they were gone. Others reported stolen items. Please be aware and bring front tires inside or lock up if you have a bike. Also saw a drug deal in the in the morning - not the best experience for our 5 yr old. Nice view and good bathroom though. Also has dump station and rubbish bins.

Reviewed 8 months ago

Sally's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Excellent position view out to sea. Lovely especially waking to this. Water toilet & dump station. 20-25 min walk into town.
For a free camp better than some, right next to beach, superb. Clean tidy & all campers respectful of each other. Council & police monitor site. 👍

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Stuart's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Lovely seaside spot with toilets and plenty of spaces. Get there early to get a sea view. About a 25?minute walk in to Napier centre.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Caitlin's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great for a free site. Beautiful view, convenient location. Basic toilet, water tap and what looked like a dump station? Right next to a main road and freight train goes through occasionally throughout the night. You’ll need to get in pretty early to get the primo spots along the beach!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Jana's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice place with lovely view and close to city! Toilets where clean and water station. Gets busy later but was enough room. Enjoyed this space a lot.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in November 2018

JjLockwood's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great freedom camping spot in walking distance to Napier and surrounded by a bunch of fun stuff. Only reason that it got a 9 is the trains that go past very occasionally during the night. Deffo reccomend this spot

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Fiona's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great location right by the sea with lots of parking for motorhomes. Unfortunately some people are deliberately taking up 2 spaces each or more with their motorhomes, which means other people coming along later have no parks to stay in. Also copped abuse for being parked too close to another motorhome even though we are parked within our park!
Other than that a great place to stay. Even has a public toilet :-)

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Lene's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Very nice campground, lots of space 2 dumpstations and drinking water. 2 toilets they would be very great with a mirror and a shelf or something to put your belongings or even a hook would help ( thats why its only 9/10 *). And there are also some tables and benches under a roof which can be very helpful for eating meals.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Julie's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great place to park up, enjoy the sea breeze, enjoy gorgeous sunrises and sunsets with toilets, outdoor shower cold water only, dump station and water.
Everyone parked there was respectful of other campers.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Clare & Gerry

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely place on the marine beach with uninterrupted views across the sea. Lovely sunrise. Lots of space. Public toilet, dump station, fresh water. Bit of a lo g walk to supermarket, could have parked there first and done shopping. Yes were close together, but we got chatting to our neighbours on bith sides.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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The West Texas Cyclist

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent site fairly close to Napier. I stayed two nights maiy because of a nasty weather threat which didn't really materialize. Went for two 50+ kilometer road bike rides. Being able to take an outdoor shower is such a big plus after such rides. Had front row parking with view of the sea. Can toilets, dumpstation, potable water. No noise issues. Not a 10 because of the lack of "nature."

Reviewed almost 2 years ago