Ideal for sports teams and larger groups of people. Rooms are light and spacious with comfortable bunk beds and customers have access to joint facilities. All beds are made up. You provide your own towels.
There are 12 powered sites some with hard stands for all weather campervan parking with access to our joint facilities.
Accommodation Te Puna has a large range of accommodation from a Motel complex to the Holiday Park complex with Chalets, Cabins, Powered Sites and Backpackers Lodge.
Situated about 8 minutes drive to Tauranga city centre, 15 minutes to Mount Maunganui.
As rates can change, refer to the online booking link which has the current rates.
Peak rates or family discounts may apply to groups.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
When you hit Anaura Bay turn north and head up the tar sealed road to this
relaxed, family, beachfront camping area in a fenced paddock beside a stream.
Great swimming and coastal bush walks are to be had from here. This basic
campground is open between Labour weekend (October) through to Easter.
This is back-to-basics camping. No toilets are provided. You also need to
bring your own portable cookers or barbecues and don't forget a chemical toilet. (a dump station is provided in the peak season). Other facilities include rubbish collection and tap water (not suitable for drinking).
Fees (effective March 2023)
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Pay at the time of booking.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Opens labour weekend and closes after easter weekend.
Can reach full capacity over Christmas and New Years.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Turn east off SHwy 35, beside the Raponga River bridge, onto the road to Anaura Bay. The road is fairly steep but is sealed all the way and your reward is a magnificent sheltered beach at your camp doorstep - with views to nearby Motuoroi Island. We have 70 unpowered and 30 powered sites, 18 of which are prime beachfront positioning (Captain Cook landed here in 1769). The large, well-equipped kitchen is to be found in the historic school building that has a nice sheltered verandah running along the front with great sea views. The camp store is open 7 days during the peak season. Two blocks of ablutions (Wahine and Tane) have showers and toilets. There is also an outdoor swim shower and basins. Children have a play area. There is an automatic laundry. Pets are welcome only in off-peak times. Fishing (beach and boat), diving and crayfishing in the vicinity are excellent. Wifi is available. Seasonal rates apply.
Situated at the northern end of Tauranga Harbour, Athenree Hot Springs Park has picturesque grounds, with mature trees in a superb waterfront location. Choose from a number of powered or tent sites some with water views. Thermal water from a deep bore feeds a sparkling swimming pool and soak pool, both set at comfortable temperatures and available free to campers. There are two smart amenity buildings and a modern kitchen with microwave, conventional cooking appliances and refrigeration. A pleasant communal BBQ area with water views is annexed off the kitchen. You can get your supplies at the camp store/office and enjoy the holiday entertainment on offer. There are kayaks and bikes for hire, a trampoline and recreation room and both internet kiosk and wifi. An automatic laundry and dump point are provided. Your hosts are Sheryl and Mike. All sites are from $21 to $27 per adult, $12 to $16 for children. Seasonal rates apply.
Athenree Lavender and Holiday Park is a family camp conveniently located beside SHwy 2 in the Athenree Gorge, 10 minutes drive to either Waihi in the north, or Katikati in the south. The office/Lavender Gift & Doll shop is situated beneath the popular Flip ‘n Bear café. Cross the bridge and set up camp on several grassy plateaux or on a larger open area divided by attractive lavender hedges. One side of the park is bounded by natural bush and the other by the Wairau Stream. There are 56 powered sites with plenty of taps, unlimited tent space and a number of ‘permanents’ in residence. A central amenities block has a somewhat empty modern kitchen, plus inside and outside dining. The smart ablutions have free showers, a disabled access suite and an automatic laundry. Feed the tame trout and eels, stroll through the bush or have a dip in the swimming hole. Your hosts are Dawn, Lindsay and Todd Vallender. All sites are from $15 per adult.
A busy store and information centre greets you as you enter Awakeri Hot Springs, set in a tranquil, park-like setting. The mature grounds have a bush backdrop, with 100 powered sites and 20 tent sites. Campers have free access to two, covered, outdoor, heated swimming pools as well as the private mineral pools. (Changing room include heated floors). The alleged therapeutic properties of the soft mineral waters attract many day visitors to the park. Beside the pool complex is a modern BBQ garden with a well-lit covered dining area, great for late evening get-togethers! Play volleyball or lawn tennis, go for a bush walk or check your email using the wireless hotspot. Top marks for a superb, gleaming kitchen! Two bright ablution blocks offer free showers, plus there are two other toilet blocks around the grounds. Laundries and a dump point are provided. Your hosts are Kevin and Fiona Haig. All camp sites cost $36 for two people, $18 extras
Beachaven Kiwi Holiday Park is located in a handy residential street, this park is just a short walk to the beautiful Waihi beach. There are 60 powered sites suitable for tents or motorhomes. The recently renovated facilities block is located In the centre of the park.. For the little ones there is a great new playground with a trampoline. You can even bring your small pets. Seasonal rates apply.
A well-manicured park, just across the road from the lovely Papamoa Beach.
Enter through the security gate to landscaped grounds. Although leased ground
limits casual camping, site space is generous and the on-site shop has ice-creams
and sweets. A children’s playground and a BBQ are provided. There are two
modern amenity blocks, a well equipped kitchen and an automatic laundry. A
dump station and public phone are available for campers. Your hosts are Joe
and Sarah Van Duin. Tent sites are from $10 per person, powered sites from
$15 per person or $20 for 2 people. Seasonal rates apply.
Over the hill from Maketu, this estuary-ringed camp has large, open, level sites bordered by water on two sides. The estuary provides a scenic backdrop, as well as safe swimming and launching for small boats. There is a shop that sells the basics and takeaway meals. Campers have access to two kitchens with stoves, microwave and fridges. There are two automatic laundry facilities and two sets of ablutions - with metered showers. There are 100 powered sites and 45 tents sites - well suited for fishing enthusiasts or, surfies or divers Your friendly hosts are Ian and Bubs Foden. Tent sites are from $10 - $15 per person. Powered sites from $10 - $17 per person.
Alerts Modified Date: 2023-5-23 > Closed due to severe weather events
16 non-powered/tent sites
Down a gravel road south of Opotiki, you can camp surrounded by nikau palms
and tawa forest next to the Te Waiti Stream. This relaxed, self-registration campsite
is in picturesque surroundings and it is popular for fishing and swimming. Facilities
include toilets, picnic tables, BBQ areas and water supply from the stream. With
room for about 16 tents, no fees for camping here.
Bowentown Beach Holiday Park lies at the southern end of Waihi Beach. Four
beaches within walking distance offer a choice of surf or sheltered harbour
swimming. The camp provides lots of extras: stock up at the mini-market,
soak in the 6-seater spa or stay in touch via Skype, wireless internet hotspot,
or email kiosks. For families there are kayaks and fun bikes for hire. Sites
are spread across three, well-drained sandy terraces, some with great sea
views out to Mayor Island. A few permanent ‘weekenders’ add to the charm
of this holiday spot. The central, well-equipped amenities are spacious and
immaculately clean. The ablutions offer metered unisex showers, as well as
the single-sex variety and a baby’s bath. A family bathroom and separate
disabled bathroom have been added. Another toilet block gives extra facilities.
There is an automatic laundry along with open-air tubs and wringer. A large social room/kitchen is in house-proud order with both, hob and microwave
cooking, plus fridge/freezer and outdoor BBQ cooking options. Kids have a
playground or on wet days can enjoy the superb Sky TV lounge and games
room. Fishermen will find a boat ramp, boat-park and fish-cleaning facilities at
the ready. A dump point is provided. Your hosts are Dave and Kay
Look for the large orange ﬂoat on the tree by the gateway. From here,
your host June McDonald can arrange private seaside camping for you. The
camp is 10 minutes drive away on coastal farmland. There is no power in
the rudimentary building that houses the kitchen/living areas, with a Kent
woodburner and gas cooking. There is a ﬂush toilet. There is good fishing off the
rocks. June takes guided walks on the history of the area, a marae visit and traditional medicinal uses of native plants. You can take a 2 hour walk to the lighthouse or many other shorter walks. Campsites are from $10 per person.
A favourite Mt Maunganui camp spot, this intimate camp is just a few minutes
walk from the ocean beach. Spread across tidy grounds, all 70 sites have
power and there is a large, well-fenced swimming pool and hot tub. An
excellent tiled ablution block offers retro-styled free showers and dressing
cubicles. The well-equipped kitchen is spotlessly clean and the laundry has
automatic equipment. For those summer evening get-togethers, a breezeway BBQ and alfresco dining area beside the pool are very inviting. There are TV and internet kiosks. Or the kids can entertain themselves in the games room equipped with arcade games and a pool table. Your hosts are Greg and Vicki.
All sites are from $22 per person. Seasonal rates apply. Open 20 Dec till
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35 non-powered/tent sites
Approximately 10 km southwest of Waihi, at the end of Dickey’s Flat Road (off Kennedy Road), lies this basic campsite. Access is unsealed and the large campsite is beside the Waitawheta River known for its trout and some great swimming holes downstream. Walking tracks lead to some of the best fishing spots on the river. Facilities include toilet and water supply from the stream. There is a year-round liquor ban at the campsite.
Bookings not required - first come, first served
15 km east from the junction at Te Araroa, down a partly sealed and gravel road, is an open rolling paddock on a rise beside the ocean. A bit of a slope for tenters. This is the best of back blocks camping, enjoying the sound of crashing waves. A long drop toilet is onsite and a small alcove with an honesty box. A great stopover for those in their self contained campers wishing to be close to the lighthouse (5km away) there is no power here.
Tauranga's original 100% Thermal Mineral Pools.
- -Powered or non-powered sites
- -Covered picnic areas
- -Gas BBQs for hire
- -Spotless ablution facilities, hot showers
- -Kitchen / Laundry Facilities
- -Unlimited wifi
- -Access to main thermal pool during opening hours
$50 per night (2 people)
27 Dec—9 Feb, Easter and Labour Weekend and school holidays
$40 per night (2people)
10 Feb—25 Dec, excludes Easter and Labour Weekend and school holidays
$10 each additional person.
$40 per night (2 people)
27 Dec—9 Feb, Easter and Labour Weekend and school holidays
$30 per night (2people)
10 Feb—25 Dec, excludes Easter and Labour Weekend and school holidays
$10 each additional person.
Situated right on the corner No 1 Road, Te Puke and the Pacific Coast Highway, between Tauranga and Rotorua. Perfect if you are looking for comfortable budget accommodation. An ideal stop-over for individuals and groups of 12 - 60 people. Te Puke is one of NZ's best locations in the Bay of Plenty, if you want to get away from the Rat race but still be only a short drive to everything. We are Intercity & Stray Bus Agents, and we can book local activities.
Only 5 minutes' walk to town, supermarkets, banks, cinema and bus stop. Mt Maunganui, Tauranga, and Rotorua only a short drive away. There is a wide selection of stunning beaches to choose here in the Bay of Plenty: Papamoa Beach, Mount Maunganui, Maketu, and Waihi Beach (to name only a few!).
Popular camping ground on the east coast road around the East Cape, approx. 23km east of Opotiki.
Lodge rooms from $20. Caravan, motor-home and tent sites. River swimming, fishing and surfing.
As the name suggests, this camp looks directly over to White Island, with absolute beach access to stunning Waiotahi Beach which is just 5 km from Opotiki, en-route to Whakatane. Adjacent to its sandy shores there are
136 sites with power and taps. The site space is generous with a choice of
open or shady areas. The offce/shop sells basic supplies during peak holiday
times. The kitchen has stoves, microwave cooking and fridge/freezer and the adjacent alfresco dining area is under cover. There are free showers in the ablutions which have plentiful hot water and homely touches. An automatic laundry, gas BBQ’s and dump station are provided. For the fsherfolk, there is a filleting bench on-site and a boat ramp is 5 km away. Kids will enjoy the
swimming pool and games /TV room. Lots of options to add to your holiday
fun & enjoyment including a beachfront volleyball area, tennis court, free kayak
use, hammocks, and playground. Free WiFi. Most accommodation has been
refurbished or newly constructed in the past 3 years. Sites are from $18 per
adult and $9 per child. Seasonal rates, minimum site charges and minimum stay requirements may apply.
Take the southern approach to Katikati, Turn west into Wharawhara Road
about 300m south of the Katikati boundary and head 1.5km inland If it’s a
clothes-free camping experience you are after, this is your place in the sun!
Eight acres of rolling grounds have been lovingly landscaped and designed with the outdoor lifestyle in mind. With 51 powered sites, you can camp near
the boundary stream, or close to the bush. Recreation time has been well
catered for, with a big outdoor chess and draughts board, miniputt, volleyball,
Frisbee, golf and petanque for when the sun is shining, or when it’s not - head
to the recreation hall for a game of pool or your favourite TV programme. At
the heart of the park is a lovely free-form swimming pool and sauna room,
with an adjacent spa pools set under a leafy, roofed deck. The amenities
include a spacious kitchen with full stove, microwave, gas rings, fridge/freezer
and dining space. You can choose between unisex communal showers or a
separate private bathroom suite (which also has disabled access). An internet
kiosk and wireless hotspot are available. There is an automatic laundry. Your
new hosts, Tom and Ami welcome new-comers to naturism and
open the park to day visitors for a small charge. All sites are $17 per adult,
$8.50 per child, or a maximum of $51 per family.
In the heart of kiwifruit country, beside the ‘hard-to-miss’ giant kiwifruit slice at the Kiwi 360 tourist attraction, is this purpose-built, accommodation complex. The new facilities will be hard to beat and the location is a handy one for visiting all that the Bay of Plenty has to offer. Call in and check it out! The outstanding kitchen facilities, toilet and separate shower block are large. There are 30 powered sites at $15 per person. Tent sites at $15 per person. The ‘Kiwi’ Tourist centre next door is worth a visit. The accommodation manager is Wes Archer.
This charming little camp at Maketu is on absolute beachfront. The sheltered waters provide a wonderful beach playground for children, with rock pools and endless sand. Flat, grassy sites are spread across several seaside terraces connected by flights of steps and all with amazing sea views. The prime, lower-beachfront campervan sites are really quite something! The log-style ablutions are modern with free showers. The smart little kitchen has a TV, the usual appliances, and a covered porch BBQ/dining area with awesome views. The laundry has automatic machines. A licensed seaside cafe/restaurant at the park entrance is a pleasant place to spend some time, and you can get basic food items and takeaway meals here too. Your host is Shane Beech. Camping costs $30 for two people.
2 km from Maketu and three local beaches, set on an elevated site, this camp
enjoys delightful landscaped gardens with rural views and many homely touches.
Check in at the modern office which carries a few basic supplies. The kids
have a great playground, a large solar heated swimming pool, plus a friendly
pony, birds, turtles etc. The amenities are excellent and include a smart, partly
covered pool next to the kitchen. Here there are modern appliances and a
dining space. The ablutions have free showers, disabled access/family suite and
plenty of bathroom extras. An automatic laundry and dump point are here
too. About 30 sites are available, all with power. When it comes to relaxing,
there is a TV lounge and games room, wireless hotspot and internet kiosks
and a great covered BBQ garden with tables and outdoor lighting. To support
the local kiwifruit industry, the camp has two distinct seasons, a summer one
to cater for holiday makers and a winter one to accommodate the seasonal
workers. Your friendly hosts are Phillip and Rosalie O’Reilly. Camping costs
$12.50 to $15 per person for a powered site and $10 to $12.50 for tents.
Number of tent sites - 20 Camp beside one of the few remaining historic Howe truss bridges. Walks from the campsite include Little Manganuku and the Manganuku track. Good river fishing.
Just east of Whanarua Bay is relaxed, basic camping in a tranquil inlet right by
the sea. There is a large area for camping with many pleasant grassy campsites
under the pohutukawa trees beside the beach. Drums are provided for fres
on the beach. There are no power sites here and no kitchen. A total of 12
toilets and 8 hot showers all coin operated at $1 for a shower. You are able
to hire kayaks Take aways, refreshments and some provisions are available on
site. Bea is your host. No dogs please.Adults $15, $10 Children aged 5-15
Fires are not permitted at any time.
At the southern end of the town shops, look for the ‘Beach Access’ sign and
drive down a short, bumpy, gravel access road to this lovely beach reserve. In
a lovely setting between the sea and the lagoon, on slightly undulating land, is
this popular campground offering a very relaxed style of camping. There are 80
non powered sites, the wringer-plus-tub outdoor laundries are an adventure in
themselves. The single, metered, hot shower provides a central social spot (in
the queue!) on camp mornings, with the boiler being fed by paper from the
camp’s recycling programme. There are also ﬂush toilets and basins for each
sex with 2 new toilets have been built.
Bookings are required.
There is a $3 charge per booking to cover waste disposal.
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Possible during summer between Labour Weekend and Easter. Contact the Tuhua Trust Board for details.
Tuhua (Mayor Island) is a wildlife refuge and is administered by the Tuhua (Mayor Island) Board of Trustees. Opportunities to enjoy the island's unique character and wildlife must be pre-arranged.
It's possible to stay at Tuhua during summer between Labour Weekend and Easter. Accommodation must be booked in advance, contact the Tuhua Trust Board.
Fully self-contained rustic chalets and backpackers dorm with bush and country surrounding areas.
Right in the heart of one of New Zealand’s favorite summer holiday
destinations and in a prime location at the base of the Mount, lies this attractive
park complex. Hot salt-water pools are right at the entrance, ocean or
harbour water activities surround you and it’s a short stroll back from the
main beachfront boutique and cafÉ/bar precinct. Campers can choose from 3
separate terraced camping areas, each with its own spectacular views. Watch
the cruise ships enter the Port, kids playing on the white sandy surf beach or
soak up the soothing Bay of Plenty ocean views. The fully-modernised facilities
are superb and provide everything a camper needs, including a dump station
and thoughtful amenities for those camping with disabilities. In the popular
‘Ocean’ camp area, the new facilities block boasts a super-modern kitchen and
outdoor dining/BBQ area with sea views. Mark and the team will help you
relax and enjoy all the activities of the area. A minimum site charge applies:
$37 off-peak (for 1 to 2 adults) and bookings are essential in peak season.
Campers are asked not to bring pets. There is a Visitor information centre
3 km west of Matata township, turn off over the railway crossing to an
attractive seaside site with plenty of shelter. This camp has room for casual
campers amongst the colourful long-term ‘weekenders’ in residence which give
the camp a real beachy feel. The land has a rolling contour and a choice of
shady or sunny sites, plus a kids’ play area and gas BBQs. Tidy amenities include
two kitchens, one with dining space, a fridge/freezers, stoves and microwave.
Two ablution blocks are provided, along with a disabled access suite. One of
the ablution blocks has another little kitchenette attached. The laundry has
automatic washing machines and dryers. A book exchange operates at the
office. Shane and Rebecca will accept pets by arrangement, they must be on
leads at all times. Tent sites are $16 per person and powered sites $18.
On the eastern tip of Ohiwa Harbour, this peaceful camp is 4 km off SHwy 2 and offers absolute beachfront camping. Spacious, level grounds ensure that a sea frontage site can often be found or there are elevated terraced sites with superb views. As well as beach entertainment, there_s a lawn area set aside for outdoor games, an inviting children_s playground and jumping pillow. For indoor activities, the games room offers table tennis and air hockey. Smart, centrally-placed amenities include a fully-equipped kitchen opening out to a breezeway dining area under a shade sail or fry your catch in the BBQ nook. A second open-air kitchen is available at the other end of the camp. The classy ablutions are ultra clean and have timed, coin operated showers. Fisherman can use the boat ramp, fish-cleaning area, smoker and fisherman_s fridge. An automatic laundry and dump station are provided. You_ll find your friendly hosts, Todd and Nola Morgan, in the office/shop where you can buy the essentials and get internet access (wireless hotspot or kiosks). Your hosts are striving towards a more environmentally sustainable camp so ask them how you can help! Pets by arrangement in the off-season. Camp sites are from $20 to $24 per person, seasonal rates apply.
An all-round camping experience in a glorious location, this classic beachfront position has groomed grounds and well-appointed amenities. The beachfront vista is enhanced by the steaming White Island across the water. For boaties there is a ramp and jetty close by and an on-site fsh-cleaning area. Despite
having 260 sites with power and 120 for tents, this camp can be very busy
in summer. The extensive lawn sites are mostly ﬂat with plenty of trees to
provide shady relaxation or choose from some lovely beachfront sites. A wellstocked seasonal shop means you can easily make use of the inviting stainless steel kitchen that opens to a central BBQ garden/dining area. Immaculately kept ablution blocks include a disabled access suite. There are a host of recreational facilities: tennis/basketball court, a pool and slide complex featuring two hydro waterslide rides and a splash park for the small children, mini golf, an adventure playground, trampolines, jumping pillow and even a beach volleyball court. If that’s not enough, on the second ﬂoor, you will fnd a TV and games room that has an outdoor deck. An automatic laundry and dump points are provided. Your hosts is Mark Inman. All camping is from $21-25.50 per person. Seasonal rates apply and are subject to change.
10 self-contained units. Tent/RV sites for individuals, church groups, clubs, schools, reunions, and weddings.
Well signposted, in the heart of the township and just across the road from
the beach, this complex offers all-purpose camping for families through to large
groups. Spread across two levels, one holds the services block and the other
space for 16 camp sites (10 with power). Make use of the well-equipped
communal kitchen, dining room and hall - all under one roof. There are plenty
of showers and toilets and an automatic laundry. All the town services
are close by. Your friendly managers are Paul and Daphne Atkinson. Sites
are from $15 per person. Seasonal rates apply and schools and groups most
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Number of tent sites - 40 Camp in the Waimana Valley, cycle along the road, swim, fish, walk through the park, or relax beside the river. Access to Otamatuna Core Area. Lots of birds to watch. Take your binoculars.
An immaculately groomed ‘garden-park’ set in a predominantly rural area, 19 km north of Tauranga. There are 40 powered sites and another 15 for tents,
all set amongst grounds lush with colourful ﬂower beds and trees. The main
attractions are the 3 natural thermal pools to soak in. The offce offers a
mini-market for any basics you need when making use of the gleaming kitchen.
There are plenty of frst-class appliances including microwave, fridges and
freezer and room to dine under a huge covered patio/BBQ area that has
views to the nearby ranges. Excellent ablutions have timed showers and
a disabled access suite. There’s an adventure playground, pool room and a
‘comfy-cushion’ style TV room and camp library. Bruce and Sharon Addison
will accept pets by arrangement. All sites are from $20 per adult.
Child (5yrs-15yrs) $ 7.50
Child (Under 5yrs) $ 3.00
Non powered Sites
Child (5yrs-15yrs) $ 6.00
Child (Under 5yrs) $ 3.00
Visitors Daytime (over 4 hours)
Long Term Sites by arrangement
Pets $2.00 (See camp rules)
Larger Pets by arrangement
There is no eftpos facility. Cash only
A rustic, beachside camp about 17 km east of Opotiki, it has tidy grounds with 80 sites, 40 with power. You can see White Island from the open sites, which have direct access to the white sandy beach with gorgeous sunsets and great fishing. A tidy communal building has basic amenities and a kitchen without refrigeration. The laundry is an experience with an old wringer washing machine in good working order. The hot water showers are free & ablutions are clean. This camp is run by the Jackson family, who will need cash or cheque only for payment. All tent sites are from $10 per person and powered sites are $12.50 per person per night. Your pet will cost $2.50 with a limit of one dog per group.
The entrance to the camp is marked by tall palms. Here you will find 30 powered sites on grass and all weather surface, along with up to 100 tent sites. The park is not beachside, but close to the river mouth and Opotiki town centre. It is 100 meters from the start of The Motu Cycleway. Facilities include a swimming-pool enclosure, an adventure playground for the kids and a common room for watching TV. The kitchen has all the usual equipment and an adjacent dining area with ranch-sliders. In the ablutions, the metered showers are tidy and they also offer a baby_s bath. An automatic laundry, internet access and dump point are provided. Your hosts are Raje and Pawan. Non powered sites are from $15 per adult and powered sites from $18 per adult.
We have 4 Basic cabins. 2 Bedroom Cabin with Toilet. 2 Bedroom Cabin. 4 Bedroom Villa. 4 Bedroom Villa (wheelchair access).
The Collings Lodge sleeps 32 people.
The Beach Lodge sleeps 27- 31 people. It has 6 bedrooms.
An immaculate camp, one that offers family camping with an emphasis on groups. There are 80 sites with power, set in pleasant grounds with plenty of trees and hedges for shade and privacy. The beach is across the road and the seaside shops are handy. A great selection of outdoor pursuits, mini putt, trampoline and a terrific childrens playground that will keep even the most energetic entertained. A Games Room with table tennis etc.,outdoor hot pool and unusual circular _conversation area, with seating under a pergola, is to be found in the gardens. A BBq area and a kitchen that has, stoves, microwave, fridges and dining space. Smart _Adam_ and _Eve_ toilets and unisex metered (free) showers with disabled access facilities and a baby_s bath; and two coin operated laundries. The camp_s _no alcohol, no drug and no smoking policy, makes this a safe place to take _time-out_. Obtain further details from your friendly manager Kerry. All sites are from $32 for two (seasonal rates apply).
With a broad stretch of white sandy beach at your doorstep, this park has a superb location and stunning facilities. The surf club, beach reserve and village shopping with restaurant and takeaways, are all within an easy walk. The terrain is slightly banked back from the beach, with well-drained, terraced campsites. There are 260 sites in all, 240 with power. Smart kitchens offer wall ovens and microwave cooking, fridge and deep freezers. Three ablution blocks have free showers, a spectacular baby_s bathroom complete with _playful seal_ bath, new disabled access and family suites and a series of well-equipped laundries. The thoughtful layout means these facilities are easily accessible from all areas of the camp. To help keep the family entertained there is a private spa pool, BBQ area, adventure playground with jumping pillow and mini tennis, along with surf boards, fishing gear and funbikes for hire. As this is a popular summer camp, you should book from Christmas through to February. Your hosts are Bruce, Donna & Rebecca Crosby and their team. Sites cost $21 to $28 per adult.*Dogs Allowed on camping sites 1st March - 10th Dec each year
With a 500m walk to the beach and with the municipal swimming pool next
door, this park has limited space for campervans. Established gardens enhance
the campsites, which are roomy and level. An unusual, half-round, barn
amenities block provides spacious facilities and a large undercover dining area.
In the well-scrubbed kitchen, cooking is by stove, hot plates and microwave; or
you can cook outdoors in the pleasant BBQ area. The bright, airy ablutions are
clean and offer a disabled access/family suite. An automatic laundry, internet
access and dump stations are provided on each site Your hosts are Phil and
Wendy. Sites are from $35 to $40 for two (seasonal rates apply)
No bookings taken - first come, first served.
Under a handful of norfolk pines and palms, 8km west of Matata, is a beachfront
strip camping ground with views across a white sandy beach. Take care on
the railway crossing to this self-registration campsite where a maximum stay
of two weeks is permitted. The camp is well supplied with taps and rubbish
bins, but has no powered sites. There are two blocks of ablutions, with four
unroofed, metered solar showers and ﬂush toilets, all in fair condition. Two
outdoor tubs are provided for your laundry. Access gate closed each night
10pm and opens at 7am. Camping here will cost you $16 per night for two
adults and 2 children Extra adults $6, children $2. Under 5 years old free.
Dogs must be on a leash. Maximum stay is 14 consecutive days.
A camp with a rustic atmosphere, it is set back from the beach in a rural location. The grounds are sheltered by mature trees and dotted with potted colour enhanced by the gardens and ‘creative’ touches of the many permanent ‘weekenders’ in residence. The colour scheme in the abulution is to say the least—challenging. There is a BBQ area. The limited kitchen has a stove, hobs, microwave and fridge/freezer. The two wornout ablution blocks are basic and the showers are free. There is an automatic laundry but no eftpos here.
No fires are permitted at any time.
Camp on the shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu; a great venue for viewing water birds.
No fires are permitted at any time
Camp on the shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu - fishing is good, swimming and walking nearby.
A family owned holiday park set in 32 hectares of beautiful native forest at the foot of the Kaimai Ranges. A haven in the bush bordered by a sparkling stream and complimented by warm thermal swimming pools, all of which are included with your stay. The camping area at the front of the complex has 67 powered sites and a large open field for non-powered camping. The camp kitchen offers the usual appliances and plenty of fridge/freezer space. An automatic laundry annex houses the washing machines and dryers. The main ablutions have been recently redecorated and are tidy with good bench space. There is a second ablution block available near the non-powered field. The recently new owners are continually upgrading the property. All sites cost $18 per adult, $10 per child, and the showers take a $2 coin. Motorhomes Welcome.
Situated on a strip of beach where Turret Road crosses the Hairini Bridge, the
namesake Silver Birch trees mark out this park. The camp offce at the barrier arm entrance, incorporates an internet kiosk. Although many sites are taken
long-term, there are some casuals available on the water’s edge. If you choose
carefully you can almost fish from your tent! A small boat ramp is available.
Recreation opportunities include a free-form thermal swimming pool, TV/
games room and reading room. The amenities include a tidy centrally-placed
kitchen, well-equipped with modern appliances. The older ablutions have
been modernised and there is an automatic laundry and dump station. Your
hosts are Sharon and Tony .Tent sites are from $20 per person and powered
sites are from $26 per person.
Brim full of up-market amenities, this camp, set in 5 acres of tranquil beachfront park, is next door to and operated by, Ohope Beach Top 10 Holiday
Park. Used as an extension camp in the busy mid-December to end of
January period, it otherwise operates as a conference centre and wedding
venue for small to medium-sized groups. Check-in at the Ohope Beach Top
10 main offce. The central amenities block is divided by a pleasant breezeway.
There’s plenty of ‘everything you need’ in the kitchen and the laundry and the
ablutions are superb , all colour-coordinated with extra unisex showers (on
timers) and three disabled access suites.
Just over the Hairini Bridge in a central city location is this manicured camp.
A convenient base for the local attractions, you can camp in a peaceful spot
beside the waters of the inner harbour. There are 60 powered sites and 9
non-powered. If your home is on wheels there are fully-serviced winteringover sites (bookings necessary) and 10m plus sites suited to large vehicles.
The smart kitchen is compact, with gas hobs and microwave cooking. The
ablutions are clean, with free hot water showers. An automatic laundry and dump station are provided. Enjoy the library. Your hosts are Kerri and
Dan. Pricing ranges from $25 for a cyclist’s tent site (no vehicle) through to
powered sites at $36 for two.
Look for this park at the foot of the hill, just after you leave Hicks Bay. The
grounds are lush with shady trees and a short walk over the bridged stream,
through the paddock and you are down on the beach. Sites are level with
plenty of taps. The on-site store is well-stocked and has a full liquor licence,
open from 7am till 7pm. There are 80 tent sites, 38 with power. Sea kayaks
and mountain bikes are available for hire and the area is great for a swim,
surf, or fish. Outdoor camp lighting is minimal (good for stargazing) so make
sure you bring a torch. The kitchen has individual preparation areas and
conventional cooking. The basic ablutions have vanity areas and good, roomy
showers. There is an automatic laundry and a car wash is provided. Please
note, drinking water here should be boiled. An on-site food caravan operates
in peak times. There is an on-site shop, bottle store and diesel filling station
too. Your friendly host is Bill. Tent sites are from $15 and powered sites from
$17 per person. Eftpos is available.
Te Kaha is around 70 km east of Opotiki. At the entrance to this park is a
7-day general store, with off-licence and a café'e that offers takeaway meals.
The colourful gardens are prolifc, with hedges and trees and the beach is just
300m away. You will find over 100 level lawn sites, most with power. The well
equipped kitchen has boiling water on tap. The bright, clean ablution block
has metered showers. In the laundry there is commercial equipment and a
freezer. Fish-cleaning and smoking facilities are on-hand and permits for boat
launching are available. There is a play area for children. Your hosts are Hone
and Helen. Tent sites are from $14 to $16 per adult, powered sites from $15
to $18. (Seasonal rates apply).