Waihi Beach Reserve, Hawera

Waihi Beach Reserve, Hawera

Overnight Campervan Parking



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Murray's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

A beautiful spot and fantastic walk on the beach at low tide. The toilet was clean and over night area clean and sheltered.
However this appears to be a hangout for the locals. We had lots of cars coming and going, loud music, calling out, other noise until almost midnight and it was a Monday night.
Would go back for a walk but not to stay.

Reviewed 4 days ago

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Jay&Harry's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Lovely view, had toilets. Really nice place to stay, we had strong winds, so didn't get the chance to enjoy the beach.

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Jackue's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Beutiful and quiet. Toilet open all night.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Teresa B

Ranking: 10/10

Loved camping here! Beautiful view. Walk to the beach was a little steep, but we're seniors and we made it. The walk on the beach was beautiful, and we were mostly alone! Even overnight, we were the only camper, all for free! 😊

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Isobel's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Big grassy and well maintained reserve area at top of cliffs, with views out to sea. Gravel walkway down to beach. Area well used by locals for walking dogs and parking for beach access. Campervan parks to the right of the reserve are well formed with some degree of privacy from planting of shrubs and flaxes. Some night activity with local cars coming and going, but nothing too annoying. It was a Saturday night, so maybe less of this on week nights. Very pleasant and free place to stay for self-contained vehicles.

Reviewed about 2 years ago