BMX Pump Track Carpark, Marine...

BMX Pump Track Carpark, Marine Parade

Overnight Campervan Parking



21 Rankers Reviews

0 Face-to-Face

41 Dump Station

103 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


Showing 13 reviews of 21.

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 3 months 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 3 months 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 5 months 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 5 months ago

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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 6 months 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 6 months 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 7 months ago

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Leanne's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice free self contained campsite. Around 30 spots available, so not your place if you want to be the only one. We arrived around 5pm and still lots of places left. However still nice and quiet space with some noise from the Highway and train. Two public toilets and one cold outside shower for after you’ve been in the see (although it is not recommended to swim there). Also dumpstation and fresh water. Approx 15-20 minuten walk from the city center.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Matthias's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Conviently located close to Napier City.
In order to optimise available space parking is cozy close to your neighbor if it is full.
There are toilets, drinking water, a cold outside shower and a grey water dump station. More than you could ask for without paying. Council checks on the duration of your stay though.
There may be the odd freight train going past in the middle of the night some 100 metres away and they are a little noisy - the only downside of this spot.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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 11 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 12 months ago

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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 about 1 year 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 over 1 year ago