Sssh Don't Tell Anyone! | Licenced To Retire
Three times now we have stayed at the freedom camping area, Ramp Road, on the Karikari Peninsula and each time we have heard other campers talk of the spot on the other side of the peninsula at Rangiputa as also being a great place to stay. So when it was suggested that we make the move there it wasn't hard to say yes. First a visit to the local dump station located outside the fire station at Whatuwhiwhi where for a $2 donation you can take advantage of the facilities and top up with water taken from a local bore. It's not much to pay and it feels good to be able to support the local volunteer firefighters. From there we decided to pop down to the recently opened NZMCA Park as it's one of the few that we haven't visited (we have 6 left to visit). According to the gentleman in the caravan there were 5 campers staying there the previous night. I must say that as it's set back from the beach a couple of hundred metres and lacks the views that the freedom camping area at Ramp Road