This large, family-friendly coastal camp is not quite on the beach but adjacent to the world-renowned bird sanctuary at the Manawatu River mouth. There are 100 plus powered sites, 60 tent sites and new sites open with a view of the river and estuary. There is a camp store on-site (with basic stock) tennis courts and a park/playground next door. Plus and adventure playground. The camp terrain mimics the nearby rolling sand dunes and has an outdoor BBQ area and splendid play area at one end of the camp and petanque at the other. There are 2 large laundries two modern and inviting kitchens and a smart ablutions block with free showers plus disabled access facilities. There is a TV room and games room. The camp really comes alive in summer with a huge holiday programme. 4 dump stations are provided. Power sites are $18 per adult and $12 per child. All tent sites are $17 to $18 per adult and $11 perchild. Seasonal rates apply.