Reyburn House Lane Carpark, Whangarei...

Reyburn House Lane Carpark, Whangarei

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Backpack On Fire

Ranking: 10/10

One of the best places in town to stay. There are 8 designated spots at the corners of the car park. Nice and close to walk into town. No parking in the one corner when the market is on (Friday night till Saturday early afternoon). 24hr toilets are a bit of a walk away so he sure to use the closer ones before they close (between 8-830). Nearby there is a cool glass blowing studio to check out and a free outdoor gym to use.

Reviewed 6 months ago

Lua's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice spot to stay overnight, only disadvantage was that the public toilets are closed from 9pm.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Bartezz's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Stayed on a Saturday/Sunday. No space in the few allocated spaces when arriving at 19.00 but stayed in the carpark anyway like many others due to lack of freecamp spots in the area. Luckily no tickets. Very noisy due to local youth blowing up car stereos. Security guards patrols keeps it safe. Public toilets nearby but filthy in the morning, faeces all over the mens. Location is good however. Playground and supermarket in close distance.

2nd stay in Whangarei district and it is the worst district we've freecamped. Hardly enough spaces around.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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markusandsinaontour's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice and quiet spot! You gotta be quick tho because it's a popular place and limited spots. Additionally, the toilets close around 8pm.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Keino's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

2019-07-28 —
* Well situated and walking distance of shops.
* Felt like a normal car parking lot in town.
* We took the walk around the Basin the late afternoon and thoroughy enjoyed it. We repeated it the next morning in the opposite direction. About 6 km one direction.
* Found great coffee along the way at some street vendor.
* Very clean ablutions about 300m away. Although it closes around 21:00.
* Slept in quietness the whole night.
* There was security qaurds who past there while we were still sitting outside.

Reviewed 12 months ago

Claire's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

It's more of a commercial parking lot feel in the middle of a town, so we felt a bit weird pulling out our stove and chairs, but a beautiful harbor and walking path, and immaculately clean toilets nearby. Convenient spot on the way up the Island!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Andy and Julia

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

This one is a mixed one. Close to the centre and next to the water which was pretty sweet. We parked in the bays next to the walkway, so many passers by and runner. Toilets were a little walk away and were closed in the night, but they were clean and look quite new. We arrived at 5pm after our walk around the Falls and there were not many places left. Not a bad spot for staying a night.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Hyemin Park

Ranking: 8/10

Nice spot before going to Abbey caves :) The location is very good as it’s really close to the center. There is also Pak N Save only 5 mins walk from the camp site. The public bathroom was not too far, but it was closed at night.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Corrine Gough


Ranking: 8/10

Great spot

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Caity's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great spot for a free site. There is actually power however an adaptor is needed. Lovely clean bathrooms about 200m away. Limited spots so make sure to come early. Great spot for passing by.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Isabel van Megen


Ranking: 8/10

It‘s a nice spot with lublic bathrooms in walking distance. It gets pretty busy as it is the nicest spot in the area, close to the harbour. Make sure you get there early (before 5 pm) to get a spot. The centre with shops, cafes, bars and restaurants are within walking distance (10-15 min).

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Jacangi's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

This is a nice safe spot in the middle of Whangarei - so good access to amenities. There’s limited space for campers in the car park. There are good clean public toilets nearby but they are closed at night. Just along the river front is a playground with an electric barbecue and picnic bench which is a nice place to eat on a sunny day.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Rebekah Mullaney

Ranking: 9/10

A parking lot in town. Close to the playground which is great for kids! Pak n Save just across the road. Seems to fill up quickly though. Nice stop over though!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Kendra Seamus Matilda and Oskar

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

It's free, it's safe feeling and the area is quiet and cute. It is a carpark so expect minimal! Toilets are there but a fair walk away hence the requirement to be self contained. As a stopover it is perfect! Security cameras operating that follow every move. Excellent playground near by for the children.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Jo Dawson

Ranking: 7/10

Easily signed campervan spots in a car park. Free for up to three days. Right by the footpath along the river and the town basin. Easy walk to town, pak n' save around the corner. Clean public toilets about 200m away, we don't think they were locked at night. Also near a great children's playground.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Silvana Pintao


Ranking: 5/10

This site is a parking lot. No toilets available. It's still a nice and quiet free place to spend the night.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Julia Weiss

Ranking: 8/10

Directly in the town right at the basin, really nice stay in the town for free. Toilets closed at night, but clean during day.

Reviewed over 3 years ago