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Place for Campervan for the night

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Place for Campervan for the night

Looking at arrivign in Wellignton on mid afternoon on Sunday 6th Dec and wanted somewhere to park Campervan for rest of day, and to sleep in during the night.

Aiming to get first ferry out in morning, so want somewhere quite close to ferry terminal and not too expensive

Any ideas

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1. Re: Place for Campervan for the night

I see a lot of campervans using the Capital Gateway campervan park: capitalgateway.co.nz/wellington-campervan-pa… It's just off State highway 1 about 10km north of the city (maybe 7-8km north of the ferry terminal). Only two sets of traffic lights to the ferry terminal and a fairly fast stretch of road - should take you 10-15 minutes at that time of day.

Otherwise, the Te Papa carpark is popular for overnight stays. It won't be powered and it might be a little quicker to drive to the terminal - depending on the traffic lights!

The only reservation I'd have with Te Papa is that it is right in the middle of the city. It may not be a quiet night and I know there have been reports of damage to campervans parked there in the past.

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2. Re: Place for Campervan for the night

Capital Gateway at the top of the Ngaraunga Gorge is the ideal spot. It is about 10 mins drive to the ferry building and you can have a break from your van and partake in their bar and restaurant the night before catching the ferry. here are also a number of pubs and low cost restaurants in Johnsonville a few minutes walk from the Gateway.

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