Kaiti Beach

Kaiti Beach

Freedom Camping

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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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5inavan

Ranking: 8/10

Right on the beach, nice toilets, shame about the noise from the wharf.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Miranda

Ranking: 6/10

I agree with the other reviewers, good location on a beach near town. But felt slightly sketchy. We were there on a Friday and there was a lot of drunken people partying on the beach and shouting nearby. The resident campervans actually made me feel safer!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Megh

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot! The toilets are 24 hours now - older reviews said they were closed at night. A few sketchy characters, but full enough with other campers that I felt safe

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Debs

Ranking: 6/10

Carpark on the beach next to busy wharf. We didn’t love it and wouldn’t stay again. Too many homeless and dodgy vans, pretty sure one was selling drugs, lots of people coming and going to this one van. The beach is ok but I have been to better. It’s very hard to freedom camp in Gisborne and there is also very limited camp grounds which is such a shame.

Reviewed 5 months ago and experienced in August 2020

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Niven

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 7 months ago and experienced in February 2019

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Rebecca

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 9 months ago

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Murray

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 9 months ago

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Jackue

Ranking: 4/10

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

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Sigrid

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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JjLockwood

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 almost 2 years 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 almost 3 years ago