1. Gulf Harbour Car Park
A pretty sweet seaside spot for certified self-contained vehicles. The Gulf Harbour Car Park has public toilets. Maximum stay is two nights. Find out How to Get Your Campervan Certified Self-Contained.
Location: End of Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf Harbour, Whangaporoa, Auckland
2. Ray’s Rest Camping Reserve
Get in early to secure your spot in this popular free campground on the edge of the Auckland and Waikato regions. You can stay for up to two consecutive nights in one calendar month. A good place for a walk on the beach and watching wading birds.
Location: Rays Rest Reserve, East Coast Road, Kaiaua
3. Te Toro Scenic Reserve
Overlooking the Manukau Harbour, freedom camping in the Te Toro Scenic Reserve is a pleasant freedom camping spot with a small beach to relax at. Freedom camping is for two nights maximum and it is first come first served. Public toilet facilities and picnic benches are available.
Location:after 494 Te Toro Road, Awhitu Peninsula, Auckland
4. Hamilton’s Gap
A countryside drive on the Awhitu Peninsula brings you to Hamilton’s Gap, a freedom camping area on coast. There are public toilets and a stunning beach to explore!
Location: end of West Coast Rd, Awhitu Peninsula
5. Rosa Birch Park
A good option for a quick overnight stay when driving in or out of Auckland.Stay a maximum of two nights in car park with toilet facilities.
Location: Beresford St, Pukekohe