Isel Park, Main Road Stoke Carpark...

Isel Park, Main Road Stoke Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking



5 Rankers Reviews

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157 Freedom Camping

24 Nelson




Certified self-contained vehicles only

Maximum 3 vehicles

The area designated for camping is indicated by blue line making in the car park

Council enforces the vehicle limit under the Bylaw and a $200 infringement fine can be issued for any breaches

Please note turning will be difficult for large vehicles in this carpark


Feature Value Info


South IslandNelson RegionNelson


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


ShaneandJosiegoat's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great spot nice quiet and a little creek. Arrived at 4.30 with 2 spots left full by 4.45 only 3 spots available.

Reviewed 11 days ago

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Senja's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful place! The only downside is that there are only three small places available, but otherwise this is a great place: there is a pharmacy, laundry service and a supermarket nearby, beautiful park with tables and benches. Also, a city free wifi (and a Spark wifi for Spark customers/sim holders) within walking distance

Reviewed 17 days ago

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Andy and Julia

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

We were lucky to grab one of these 3 spaces as we got there around 4pm. Still, we were the first there. Great spot in the park, perfect place to enjoy the afternoon sun, or play some disk golf. Toilets a little wall away, but clean and in good condition. Not a place for large vehicles.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Brice's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Better not have a van bigger than a car or you would block the entire carpark. 3 really small spots... Looks nice but couldn’t stay as our van was too big and two other small vans were already there.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Melinda Pyke


Ranking: 10/10

Very scenic spot, seemed to be free as we couldn't find anywhere to pay. Laundromat nearby. We ended up here because the spot at Queen Elizabeth II at Nelson had a few drunk gents hanging around.

Reviewed about 1 year ago