Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf...

Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf Harbour

Freedom Camping


47 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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North IslandAuckland RegionOrewa


  • Freedom Camping
  • Dump Station
  • Free


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Vanessa's avatar


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 3 months ago

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Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed 4 months ago

Shannon's avatar


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 7 months ago

Ellefree's avatar


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 10 months ago

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Gaël's avatar


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

Sabine's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Mona's avatar


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's avatar


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 over 1 year ago

Bert's avatar


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 over 1 year ago

Abraca's avatar


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 over 1 year ago

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Lauren Cottle

Ranking: 8/10

In a car park right on the water. Pretty busy spot but lots of space. Great first spot outside of Auckland! Nice walk around the harbour. Great first night in our camper waking up and cooking right by the water.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Mike Sc

Ranking: 9/10

Very clean flushing toilets with lights. Up to 20 spaces but appears not too strict as campers outside zone? No potable water.

Reviewed over 1 year ago