Stella Place

Stella Place

Overnight Campervan Parking


11 Rankers Reviews

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5 Tauranga

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Certified self-contained campervans can stay for up to 2 nights per calendar month. Nab your spot early - only 3 vehicles per night, so it's first-come first-served.


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Tauranga City Council

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North IslandBay of PlentyTauranga


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Rebecca and Chris's avatar

Rebecca and Chris

Ranking: 8/10

Perfect spot on the beach.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Michael Burke

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great spot looking right at the water, very busy so cum early as only 3 self contained vehicles aloud.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Kate's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot. Best view of the free campsites in the area and only 4-5 spots (depending on the size of the campers) so they're hot commodities. They were all full when we arrived at 4pm, but we tried at 11am the next day and got one. No toilet on site or fresh water but there are picnic tables, trash/recycling, and 10 minutes walk away are some cafes and a bakery.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jone's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome place close to the beach resort and Surf club. You cant complain about no toilets cause overnight camping is only meant for self contained motorhomes with toilet and shower. Beautiful views amd great picnic amd swimming spot

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Sue4's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome spot.. sea facing. Was quiet and felt safe as there was 2 other campers and no noise or disturbance from people.. the seagulls are the only noisy there 😄 beautiful views

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Sally's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Three carparks. Except it's one big painted area. I'm guessing like most of the places in Tauranga, they have lowered the number of parks. Several campervans turned up after it was full. Since its just a big painted area, another van snuck in. If security come, how do you prove you were there first. Most places in Tauranga probably need to get the park before lunch..... lots of 2 spots. Which full very fast. P.s. this spot there have been lots of loud cars driving around. I think in the weekend be hard to sleep!!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Calum Brash

Ranking: 7/10

Space for four maybe five campers. Nice beach location and close to warehouse and a bar and such. Toilet was a 5/10 minute walk on the beach however (which had a cold shower too).

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Love Papamoa.

Ranking: 10/10

We lived at Papamoa for 18 years and like coming back in our motorhome for a couple of nights now and then to Stella place. It is a magic place for sunsets and sun rise. The shops are within walking distance. I feel disappointed people grizzle about the lack of toilets. Campers must be self contained. So toilets are on board. If not, you should not be there overnight. End of story.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

Courtney's avatar


United States

Ranking: 6/10

Just three spots available right on the beach. Location was really wonderful, the only downsides were the lack of toilet on site (although there is a public toilet a short walk down the beach by the surf club) and that the area seems to be a hang out for teens on the weekends, so we had noise around the parking late until fairly late both of the nights we stayed.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

Karly's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Nice quiet spot right on the beach. No public toilet close by.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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jarren Verbeek


Ranking: 8/10

Right besided a beautiful beach so location is excellent. You walk from the carpark straight down across the dunes. Surrounding was clean and easy accessible. Only downside is the lack of a public toilet on the parking lot.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago