Sandy Bay Carpark, Whangarei

Sandy Bay Carpark, Whangarei

Overnight Campervan Parking



5 Rankers Reviews

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86 Freedom Camping

16 Whangarei


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One night maximum
You must park in the designated site that is indicated by signage
If the site is full, you must move on


Feature Value Info


North IslandNorthlandWhangarei


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Mike Smith's avatar

Mike Smith

Ranking: 9/10

Small car park right by the beach. Clean toilets close by. Space for about 8 campers. Loved it.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot to post up for the night. Clean toilets, free BBQ and picnic table. Watching the surfers was very cool. About 6 or so spots available and filled up by 6pm. Seagulls are a tad aggressive, but when aren't they. Would recommend!!

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Jenny's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great freedom camping spot. Right on the beach which is gorgeous. Nice clean toilets plus picnic table and bbq. Was lovely and quiet and very peaceful. Would stay here again!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Andy and Julia

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful sunset spot by the beach. A pretty small camp place, so be sure to get there before the evening as we had to squeeze close together. Ok toilets, male and female separated, but no one really cared. We still really enjoyed our night, and who doesn’t love waking up next to the beach.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Kay's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Surfspot, great view, one men+ one women restroom. Quiet clean for public ones. Campsite at the SH but not very much traffic at night. Nice for a stay

Reviewed over 2 years ago