Cargills Road

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking


10 Rankers Reviews

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17 Freedom Camping

1 Punakaiki

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All freedom campers are limited to three nights in any one location and ten nights overall in any calendar month


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James's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Total beachfront woth unobstructed views. Perfect if the weathers good beautiful sunset. No amenities so come prepared. And dont forget your insect repellent. Only enough room for 3 or 4 campers if you park tight enough

Reviewed 5 months ago

Dan's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Right in the beach. Sleep to the sound or the roaring waves. Super friendly pub just up the road that serves delicious meals. My fav camping spot so far.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Ellie's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Most amazing place right on the beach. Only us and another camper there. No toilets or facilities but was great with a self contained van.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sabine's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Best place, if you like it to stay alone. Place for only 2 campervans. No light, no toilets,no water. You have a nice view to the beach. Standing directly by the beach.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Salkinnoma's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Its a small but silent place. The only thing you hear is the sea and some animals. It only fits about 2 campervans butnits right next to a beutyfull beach.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Jeff's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

A few spots at the end of the road next to a creek that runs into the beach.Beautiful sunset, listened to the waves all night.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Benjamin Wegenstein


Ranking: 10/10

What a spot! We were alone for 2 nights in a row, all the tourist stopped on the other few places around. If you stay here you have to go to the ‚all nations‘ pub just right up the street. Lovely place with good food and great beer, felt just like locals and were treated as such. Awesome place!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Jen's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Stunning views. We loved falling asleep to the sound of the waves. It’s only a small area and will only fit 3 campervans maximum. Don’t block the path to the left as farmers use this to access the beach on quad bikes. Self contained vehicles only as there are no facilities.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

Sophie's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Expect nothing, no shower, no toilet etc. and you will be treated to a superb spot right at the beachfront. Use that self contained campervan what it's made for! We've enjoyed this spot all by our selves while all other campspots were fully booked or cramped with campers. Oh and there is a lovely pub only a 1km walk back in town where you can enjoy a drink or nice pub-meal.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Gus Rider

Ranking: 9/10

Good spot.....great view. Room for only 3 or 4 motorhomes. Quiet and safe. The area is small, one thing, do not block access to the beach farmers are using this all the time.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago