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Parua Bay Rest Area 2
oppos 907 Whangarei Heads Rd, Parua Bay, Whangarei, Northland
rvexplorer id: 20690
Certified self-contained vans can park overnight in any council parking area that is not sign-posted as prohibited.
For complete details check wdc.govt.nz/camping. Check for onsite signs on arrival.
You risk a $200 fine for ignoring the rules.
Whangarei District Council also provides four designated freedom camping areas for self-contained vehicles
as well as 18 sites that permit non self-contained camping options.
Parking spaces and van length are limited at these sites and they are very popular, so be sure to arrive early
if you want to park overnight. We recommend you avoid these during the summer season.
Parua Bay has two roadside rest areas along the waterfront where self-contained motor caravanners can freedom park without restrictions.
While it is close to the Whangarei Heads road, it would make a good location to overnight if there is no other freedom camping available.
The Whangarei District Council allows certified self-contained motor caravanners to freedom camp at this location for a max of 3 days and a limit of 2 vans.