Kaiti Beach

Kaiti Beach

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Freedom camping on a beach, super close to Gisborne City.

For both Self Contained and Non Self Contained Vehicles.


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North IslandTairāwhiti GisborneGisborne


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Niven's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Literally is a row of parking spaces but it is a good spot. Gets busy so be there before 3pm. Not that close to town, probably about 30 minute walk. Right on the beach, and a nice grassy area next to parking spots.

Reviewed about 1 month ago and experienced in February 2019

Rebecca's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Right on the beach, we got there around 3pm and noone else was there but it was completely full by dinner time. Toilets were open when we woke up at 7am. Pretty spot, very windy

Reviewed 4 months ago

Murray's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Lovely spot but lots of homeless living in there cars there and toilets not well kept, probably due to heavy use. Would find somewhere else next time.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Jackue's avatar


Ranking: 4/10

Toilets closed at 8pm to 8am in the morning.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Sigrid's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

It was very good, nice beach beautiful, one one toilet with Musik;)

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Amazing spot to camp. Recommend waking up before sunrise and giving it a watch. Sky goes the most amazing colours. Toilet sings to you. There isn’t much more your could ask for

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 9/10

24Sept18. Right on the beach. One flushing, singing toilet as previously described. Limited repertoire tho. Starts with “All the world needs now” and if you take long enough over your business you get “Evergreen”. The same with all the other singing toilets we have used elsewhere.
Kids playground adjacent. My wife enjoyed the swing.
A bit of noise from the timber works and port along the beach but not too bad.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Mike Fricker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

24Sept18. One night only. Great location right by the beach. One public loo, singing, as another reviewer said. The same music as in all the other loos of this type we have encountered so far. “All the world needs now is love, sweet love”. The only downside was a little noise from the timber processing place and port a little way along the beach.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Robert S.

Ranking: 8/10

Close to town but yet far enough away to be nice and quiet with the only sounds being the crashing waves. Great singing toilet as well!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Cheryl uk

Ranking: 10/10

Great spot. Musical toilet. Lovely stretch of beach.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Right on the beach. Very cool. Only one toilet though, clean.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Sean McLaren

Ranking: 10/10

Free spot by the beach.

Excellent clean bathroom, outdoor shower supposedly to be used for after he beach but you can take a cold shower there to get cleaned up.

Close to town.

A lot of people and a small area. Get there early.

Cops do cruise by to check out the license plates to make sure no one over stays their limit.

Don't miss sunrise or sunset.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Isabel van Megen


Ranking: 9/10

It’s a great spot right by the beach. There is a public toilet but no access to fresh water, which is fine if you’re self contained. We really liked to proximity to Gisborne even though you should arrive before six to get a spot there. Can definitely recommend it!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago