Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf...

Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf Harbour

Freedom Camping

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49 Rankers Reviews

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3 Orewa

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- Open 5pm to 10am
- Maximum stay of 2 nights allowed
- Must be self-contained
- No tents allowed

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Location

North IslandAuckland RegionOrewa

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  • Freedom Camping
  • Dump Station
  • Free

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Jackie

Ranking: 10/10

Great location and very easy access

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Natalie Perrett

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Perfect camp for a ferry visit to Auckland. Great views and feels safe for solo traveller

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Vanessa

Ranking: 8/10

Nice large parking area right next to the marina. Great spot to stay for a night. Sat on the rocks just on our doorstep and fished for the afternoon along with most of the other campers. Clean toilets only a short walk away. Also a nice little takeaway shop in the Marina. Only downside was quite a bit of noise early in the morning due to the boat ramp. But would be happy to stay here again.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Bluescruize

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Great location, has tidy toilets also. Can get very windy if you are cooking outside.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Shannon

Ranking: 10/10

Great view of Auckland city. Toilets nearby that are tidy. 20 “official” parks but didn’t see anyone monitoring this, we parked just beside the designated area for a little extra room.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Ellefree

Ranking: 10/10

Great to have an opportunity to wake up by the water and walk on the beach. Quite a few campervans however nice and quiet in Level One. Clean toilets and great boat ramp.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Gaël

Ranking: 10/10

So good ! Beautiful view on the sea and Auckland.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Backpack On Fire

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely place with 20ish spots to park and it did fill up. Small beach when the tide is out to swim and a nice river to walk along. Windy because it is right on the ocean so if cooking outside of your van like we do then it might take longer than normal to make a meal. Good clean toilets. A dump station available. No drinking water. Great plss as we close to Auckland.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sabine

Ranking: 9/10

Nice Place with all time clean and open toilette. Lovely view to Auckland Sky Tower.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Mona

Ranking: 8/10

LOST! We lost a ebook reader from Tolino yesterday on 3rd January in the morning. Please contact +64 2108058044 if you found it. Thank you, Mona!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Rachelle

Ranking: 8/10

Gorgeous free lot! Would have never guessed. There is lots of room but it was 80% full before 5pm, even when I had arrived at 4:30. Nice view of Auckland skyline in the distance. Quiet location. Nothing within walking distance though. Marina was beautiful in the morning, though a lot of boat launch traffic due to the weekend warriors. Toilets were clean but no potable water.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Bert

Ranking: 6/10

It is an ok spot, but it is a busy parking lot. Cars come and go in early morning and in the evening. If you like a more quiet spot surrounded by nature, I would go to shakespear regional park and pay a 15 dollats to stay on the campsite there.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Abraca

Ranking: 10/10

Nice place, nice view ! Quit a lot of spaces for Campervans (marked by yellow painting)
Toilets ok. No drinking water
Would recommend !

Reviewed almost 2 years ago