Middleton Bay Carpark

Middleton Bay Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking


5 Rankers Reviews

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Via Heaphy Road at the corner of Halse Place. Three designated parks at the northern end of the carpark.


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NzMo's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Awesome spot for the night

Reviewed 3 months ago

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AJ's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Excellent spot right by the beach. Quiet and sheltered. Only space for three vehicles and as another reviewer mentioned, I can’t see how you could pitch a tent. As a self contained camper it was pretty much perfect for a night.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Jacqui Hutchins

Ranking: 5/10

Not for tents unless you can pitch on a road surface.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Jade's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot right at the beach.Calm and quiet! Was one of our favourites. Locals come here to surf or eat their dinner. Down at the beach in the car park there is a sign that only 3 vehicles can stay. If it’s already occupied you just have to drive up and the road above had several other spots. Clean toilet(only one). Really recommended!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Tommy's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

It was awesome because it's at the top of some cliffs overlooking a beach and falling asleep to the sound of the ocean was awesome. Cons: right on a road, streetlights are super bright, closest toilet is down on the beach and I'm not sure if they lock it at night. Other great spot, allows tents.

Reviewed about 3 years ago