Standard cabins, $60, extra adults $20, child 4 to 15 years, $7. Linen can be hired. Self-contained units, $110 per couple, extra adults $23, child 4 to 15 yrs, $10. Linen can be hired. Motel Units $130 for two. Extra adults $25. child 4 to 15 years, $12. Prices could be subject to change.
Address:1419 Queen Charlotte Drive, Linkwater, RD,1, Picton, Marlborough, South Island
Linkwater is on the scenic Queen Charlotte Drive between Havelock and Picton. Easy, level camping here with a hill backdrop in a peaceful farm setting where you can meet and feed the animals. The grounds are open and you can BBQ or picnic under the trees, 12 sites with power, plus lots of tent sites. A light, airy kitchen has two full stoves, microwave and fridge/freezer (kitchen utensils can be borrowed). In the dining room there is TV and a woodburner, and this room opens to a sheltered patio with picnic tables just outside. Off a corridor there are showers on one side and toilets on the other, including a superb disability suite and excellent automatic laundry equipment. Lots to do, go mountain biking, tramping, kayaking, diving or fishing. Only a 30 minute walk to the waterfall and gloworms. There is a wood fired pizzaqa operating some days during summer, wifi is available, there is a dump point, and dogs on leads please. Your friendly hosts are Chris and Barbara Faulls. Tent sites are $16 per adult, children 4 to 15 years $5, powered sites are $18 per adult, children 4 to 15 years $5.