Share with us in playing and staying in our peaceful and spacious slice of the lovely tree-lined town of Cambridge.
The perfect option for school and sports groups but also travellers looking to make the most of our beautiful Te Awa Cycleway.
Cambridge TOP 10 also known as THE BASE...
Located just 6.7 km from Lake Karapiro, 5.4 km from the Advantidrome and the closest TOP 10 holiday park to Hobbiton Movie set.
Relax and enjoy the space and onsite facilities - enjoy an evening family or group BBQ under our covered BBQ area while the kids make friends playing on the jumping pillow. During the Summer, challenge the family to a game of tennis before taking a stroll into town to experience fine dining and a walk along the river.
We are excited to offer our guests new, modern accommodation options within the Park and we look forward to meeting you soon.
Backing onto the famed Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park and
with the town domain on the other boundary, this small, neat camp is a great
holiday spot. Shaded by mature trees and offering a number of hard stands for campervans, you can hear kiwi call at night and view glow worms in the
bush nearby. The facilities block includes a well-appointed kitchen with clean
ablutions, hot shower and a laundry with washing machine and tumble dryer
($2 coins). There are 14 powered sites. This camp ground is cared for (apart
from cleaning) by volunteers who are very hospitable and welcoming. All
profits from this camp go to the Otorohanga Kiwi House, a Not-for-Profit
conservation and wildlife centre taking care of Kiwis, native birds and reptiles
adjacent to the camp. Powered sites for camper vans cost $14 per adult per
night and $7 for children per night (plus a $7 daily power surcharge per site);
unpowered sites for tents cost $14 per adult per night and $7 for children.
This lake front camp is run by a Christian organization and is used primarily
for groups but we have been assured that there is plenty of room for casual
camping all year round. A lovely setting and plenty to do, with a swimming
pool, kayaks, glow worms, a water slide, eeling/fishing and a boat ramp, spread
over 12 acres. A large hall, and a BBQ can be hired. The showers are free
while you camp here Please phone to check availability first. Your host is
Ingrid Laxon. There are 4 powered sites @ $14 per person, non powered sites
all $10 per person per night.
With a rural, beachy, aspect, this camp is well-manicured, with mature trees on some boundaries and a backdrop of plantation forest. There are 31 powered sites, some with hard stands for campervans and tent space is plentiful. The kitchen has new appliances of and a small dining bay. The ablutions are bright and tidy with double-curtained showers. There is an automatic laundry and an independent disabled access suite, complete with all facilities, known as _The Annexe_. The few, rustic play facilities for children include a sandpit. New filleting station for all you FISHOS. Your friendly hosts are Pauline and Garry Pinny. Tent sites cost from $20 for two people, or $25 with power. Various fixed accommodation available.
An enjoyable suburban motor camp, thoughtfully laid-out in a u-shape, but without the glitz of some of the bigger urban camps. You can relax under avenues of shady trees, on box-hedged, sheltered sites that lie well to the sun. 38 sites have power, most have taps and there is plenty of room for tents. An awesome double-storey playhouse and slide will be a hit with the kids. There is a compact kitchen with fridge/freezer, gas stoves and hobs and a selection of small appliances. The modern ablutions have roomy, free showers and two separate disabled access/family bathroom suites. Extras include a drinks vending machine and TV lounge, along with an internet kiosk. An automatic laundry (with soap vending machine) and a dump station is provided. As this is a busy urban camp, it is wise to pre-book all year round.
Situated on a farm, 1 km east of Waitomo village, this backpackers hostel offers
convenient camping around it’s pleasant, elevated grounds. There are some
stunning campsites (4 with power), with great views out over the Waitomo
Valley. All the facilities, including internet access, are in the lodge. Designed
to capture the views and the sun, the lodge has a wrap-around deck with BBQ
and outdoor dining space or dine alfresco using one of the timber-slab picnic
tables dotted around the grounds. There is a swimming pool, tennis court,
basketball court, and a very relaxed atmosphere - with various farm animals
to make friends with. Your hosts are Anne and Allen Juno.
Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.
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Beside Kakaho Stream and dense podocarp forest. Swim in the stream or walk the Rimu Track through thick forest before climbing to a stunning viewpoint.
Kawhia Beachside S-Cape Holiday Park is a small, waterside camp on the approach to Kawhia, it commands lovely harbour views. Laid out in a u-shape fashion, there are 15 sites, 11 with power. At the heart of the camp is a large kitchen with multiple fridges and freezers, 3 full stoves, a microwave as well as cookware, crockery and cutlery. There are lots of tables for dining, both inside and out, a BBQ and a cosy recreation room with SKY TV and books and reading material. A modern ablution complex offers a disabled access/family suite and free showers An automatic coin operated laundry and dump point station are provided. The camp can accommodate RV_s. Kayak hire and free shovels for use at hot water springs at Ocean Beach. Seasonal rates apply. Off season Discount Deal available for NZMCA members. Your hosts are Carolyn & Bill.
From the town centre, follow the signs to the boat ramp at Karewa Beach and
you’ll spot this camp on the way. The closest camp to the hotwater beach
springs (4 km away) you can borrow a spade to create your personal ‘beach
spa’. The grounds are pleasantly landscaped with level lawn sites backing onto
avenues of willow trees. There are 14 powered sites available for travellers.
The kitchen is light and airy with microwave, full stove, hobs, fridge and freezer
and an outdoor dining nook. In the ablutions block the free showers have
been modernised and a new disabled access/family suite is provided. There is
a porch-style automatic laundry. A fish cleaning area and fish smoker are here.
Your friendly host is Grant Glazer. Pets by arrangement. $18 per person for
sites $9 for children. Under 4 years are free. Seasonal rates apply
Look for the large entrance to the motel, opposite Countdown supermarket.
A convenient stopover that can accommodate larger vehicles. The little camp
area is tucked at the rear of the motels. There are 15 hard-stand powered
sites, plus a few grassy spots for tents. The camper’s amenity block has an
airy kitchen/dining room with all the essential appliances, plus TV. Ablutions
include a toilet and shower room for each sex and a separate disabled access
suite. A coin-operated laundry, swimming pool and small children’s play area are provided. Your hosts are Ronnie and Jackie. All powered sites are $15 per person and non-powered sites $13 per person.
As you pass through Huntly, look for the TransitNZ camp signs on the
northern outskirts. Nestled on the shores of Lake Hakanoa (not suitable for
swimming), lies a delightful small camp, hidden away from the passing traffic. On the grassy banks overlooking the lake are 49 sites with power and plenty of room for tents. Well-groomed and level, they come with their own friendly Pukeko who live in the lake-edge wetlands. A nearby domain offers pleasant gardens, the town swimming pool and an excellent playground for children. Enjoy a loop walk round the lake to the ‘Green Cathedral’. The amenities are immaculate and have free showers. The kitchen has plenty of bench space, cooking appliances and some crockery and cutlery. An automatic laundry and dump point are provided. The camp can accommodate large vehicles. Your friendly hosts are Carol and Dave Franks.
Please contact us for current prices.
Rustic outback camping, on the scenic west coast but not right on the beach. Travelling the sealed road from Waitomo Caves takes less than an hour, and meanders through some interesting countryside (check out the Natural Limestone Bridge, Piripiri Caves and Marakopa Falls). The camping paddock is ringed by mature trees, with towering hills behind and views to the estuary. Check in at the village shop (which has basic supplies) in the old school building at the camp entrance. This also houses the main amenities which include: a communal room with a pool table and TV, a kitchen with a covered dining/BBQ area, an automatic laundry and new ablutions block with unisex free showers (x6), toilets and basins. Another toilet block is provided at the other end of the camp. There are tennis courts free for campers use, and it is a reputed to be a fisherman's camp (complete with two wood smokers, outdoor cook-up area and fish-cleaning facilities). Your cellphone will likely be out of range, vodafone and free wi fi hot spot is outside the shop. Fill-up before you head away to this camp as there is nowhere to refuel here. Your hosts are Yvette and Hugh. The cost is $20 per adult on power and non power sites per night. This is a KiwiCash camp; you can register here https://kiwicash.web-rooms.com/login
Heading north from Matamata, (about 8 km) keep an eye out for the entrance
to the Matamata Aerodrome (and camp) on your right - just north of the
Ruangaiti marae. A popular camp spot for plane-spotters, the pleasant grounds
have some shady trees and unobstructed views of the runway and ranges.
There are around 40 powered sites and abundant tent sites, with room for
large vehicles to manoeuvre. The kitchen is generously proportioned and
comes with plenty of hot points, rangettes, a microwave and lots of fridge/
freezers. A covered porch/dining area commands a great view across the
aerodrome. The ablutions are bright and clean and double as the laundry. No
animals are allowed here. Skydiving and gliding are offered - although you’ll
need to ring the camp manager, ahead of time to arrange.
Un-powered sites $13.50 per person and powered sites $15.50 per person.
This camping ground is run by the Waipa District Council. Spread over a very
large flat area over looking Lake Karapiro . You may park in the camp and pay
during office hours. A new and modern kitchen has a stove, fridge, hot water
sinks, tables and chairs. Good hot water showers and toilets. A laundry with
2 washing machines and 2 dryers. A dump station; no dogs please. Powered
sites from $18 for adults. Non powered sites from $16 $13 for children under
Narrows Park is a charitable trust, administered by staff and governed by the
Narrows Park Ministry Trust. This relaxed camp is set in picturesque rural
grounds, 10 minutes drive south of Hamilton and used mainly by groups.
Casual campers, looking for a peaceful spot, are welcome on the 25 powered
sites scattered about the rolling grounds. Groves of shady Acacia trees ring
the perimeter and tent sites are plentiful. The basic camper’s kitchen has a
stove and a refrigerator. The two well-scrubbed blocks of ablutions have free
showers and a disabled access toilet. The laundry has an automatic washer
and dryer. The camp offers a swimming pool. Al Belcher is the director,
office staff host, they would prefer you to ring in advance to check availability.
Eftpos and credit card facilities are available. All powered sites are from $16
per person. Tent sites $13 per person
'The Waikato District Council allows certified self-contained campervans and motorhomes to park overnight (10pm - 9am) at 'The Point' at Ngaruawahia Domain.
There is a dump station provided - do the good thing and make sure your greywater and waste get deposited in the appropriate place.
Enjoy the rural surrounds in the Mighty Waikato!'
The 6 km detour to Okoroire from Tirau is well worth a visit to the Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel Camp! A restored country hotel and restaurant forms the hub of the community, and administers the delightful little camp nearby. The campsites are nestled on a bush-ringed knoll, with the tinkling sounds of the stream below. There are just 6 powered sites but plenty of room for tents. An oasis of hot thermal pools can be found in a private grotto, there are walking tracks through the bush, and the waterfalls of the Waihou River close by. A 9-hole golf course is right beside the camp. The simple facilities have character, and include separate toilets and a single shower. Campers can access the hotel coin operated laundry and an extra charge is levied for pool use. Your host is Travis Park.
Costs are $20 per adult per Powered Site and $17.50 per adult per Non-Powered Site. Thermal Hot Springs $20 per person per day. Children under 13 years $5 per day. If you stay at the Camp Ground for two nights, the second days entry to the Hot Pools is free.
All campground sites include a key to the Hot Springs. This campground is open all year round now.
A pleasant, art-deco-feeling hot spring retreat, tucked up against the foothills
of the Kaimai Ranges. Just 6 km east of Matamata, follow the signs out to
Opal Springs. Here you will find a comfortable camp with a hot mineral
pool complex (free for campers). In the valley below the camp, enjoy a large
heated swimming pool, or pay a little extra to enter the secluded, punga-ringed,
historic ‘Ramaroa Pool’. Campsites are spread across 3 elevated terraces, with
around 80 with power. There are free showers and toilets. A serviceable
kitchen has stoves, microwave, a fridge/freezer and opens to a BBQ terrace
with outdoor gazebo. There is a porch-style automatic laundry. The camp
store is well stocked and you can check your emails using the internet kiosk
or wireless is available throughout the camp. Aside from the pools, the kids
will enjoy the playground. Your hosts are Brian and Carrylline. Unpowered
tent sites are $18 .50 per person, with a powered site costing from $40 for
A welcoming roadhouse where you can stop overnight for FREE, 13 km east of Kawhia on the main road. Bill your friendly host, is happy for campervans and backpacking tenters to set up in the basic, grassy camping area behind the complex. You can't see it from the road, but the elevated campsite overlooks the pretty Oparau River mouth to the rear. There's no kitchen or shower facilities but you can access the public toilets in the roadhouse. A free dump station too. Stock up in the general store (which has absolutely everything including a lotto outlet and post office), or fill up at the petrol station. Take time out and dine in Brenda's cafe or sample their special KFC (Kawhia Fried Chicken) and homemade pies. Certainly worth calling or a one-stop-shop-overnight-spot! Oh! Yes, they will fill your gas bottle. A great place and great service.
This spacious and well-kept camp is very close to the local amenities on the eastern edge of town. To find it, turn off SHwy 3 either at the supermarket if coming from the south, or just before the railway crossing if coming from the north. The camp_s modern facilities include: two sparkling, fully-equipped kitchens; unisex individual combined shower and toilet suites plus additional toilets (the amenities block is wheelchair-friendly), and an automatic laundry and dump station. BBQ tables are scattered about the camp and beside the kitchen which has an impressive covered dining area. There is a TV room with internet kiosk, and free SKY TV (3 channels). Wifi is available. Your friendly hosts are Billie and Kelvin. Non powered camp sites for $35 for 2 adults $10 per child. Powered camp sites $45 for 2 adults $10 per child. (family rates available). Seasonal rates apply
This easy-to-spot, stylish, modern cafe and motorhome park offers a pleasant
stopover on SHwy 39 - between Otorohanga and Ngaruawahia. Designed
with the larger motorhome in mind, the 8 spacious powered sites, on gravel
hardstand, have their own entrance to the rear of the cafÉ complex. There
are great views of Mount Pirongia from the landscaped grounds. The facilities
include 3 modern bathroom suites, a laundry and dump station. There’s no
kitchen but the Persimmon Tree Cafe is open 7 days a week from 9-4.30 pm) so there’s no
danger of going hungry! Camping costs $6 per person per night (this will change on the 1st September 2019 to $6.50) , children
5-12yrs are $4 and under 5 yrs free. Your hosts are Jocelyn and Rosie.
Within easy reach of Auckland and Hamilton, turn off SHwy 1 at Pokeno and head for the coast. The scenic road follows alongside the Waikato River, finishing at Sunset Beach - which is popular for surfing. The camp is tucked in against the hills with level sites that are neatly mown, some amongst groups of trees. The location is sheltered, with easy access to the sand dunes and beach. A congenial BBQ area under the trees offers pleasant outdoor dining, or there is a fully equipped kitchen with TV, fridge/freezer, cookware, crockery and cutlery. Other amenities include ablutions with roomy, metered showers with a second block of toilets available. A large family room has Sky TV and a huge deck, plus there_s a playground, jumping pillow, internet access, fun bikes for hire to keep the kids entertained. An automatic laundry, dump station, outdoor fish cleaning bench and plenty of boat parking are provided. Need provisions? Shop at the local store! Your hosts are Pat and Deidre. All sites are from $17 per person. Seasonal rates apply.
Raglan Holiday Park offers 300 tent & powered sites, cabins, self contained units, bunk rooms, group facilities, conference room, laundry, ablution facilities. TV lounge, BBQ, fish smoking/cleaning area. Children's playground. 6kms to surf beach. 5min walk to town over foot bridge. Whether you have come to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this idyllic New Zealand beach town or are a surfer seeking some world class wave action, Raglan Holiday Park is the perfect place stay. Situated on a peninsula in the Raglan Harbour, the land that the camp ground occupies is almost entirely surrounded by water. With vehicle access by a lone road bridge, this virtual island has its own sandy beach, boat ramp, takeaway store, a huge playground, skate park and a picturesque walk bridge conveniently linking the Raglan Holiday Park to the Raglan Town centre. Our peaceful and well maintained campground has all the facilities you will need to make your stay as fun and relaxing as possible. Whether you are tenting, having your holiday-home on wheels or fancy some comfortable motel style accommodation then look no further than Raglan Holiday Park.
If you_re looking for a quiet location, close to the town swimming pool and an easy drive to Hamilton and Cambridge, this camp is ideal. There are two entrances, with a separate drive further along Bond Street that offers good access for larger vehicles. Sunny, level lawn sites, with plenty of taps are spread across two terraces. The immaculate amenities include a sparkling modern kitchen with full stove, microwave and hot plate cooking, plus a fridge/freezer. The ablutions are equally inviting, with roomy free showers, bathroom extras and a disabled access suite. A laundry and a dump station are provided. The kids have a trampoline and modest play area. Your hosts are Bill and Faye Jenkins. All sites are $17 per person.
Between Raglan and Kawhia (approximately 25 km south of Raglan on the
gravel coast road), Ruapuke offers rural camping in a streamside setting.
Alternatively turn into Te Mata Road from the SH23 and travel for approx 20
km (only last 5km gravel road) Over the hill is a beach popular for fishing and
surfing. There are 60 sites available, 10 with power. The fisherman’s kitchen
has a full stove, plus hotplates and fridge/freezers. There are hot-water
showers in the rustic ablutions and a free auto washer and dryer.
Prices: Listed here.
With the northern Kaimai Ranges and Mount Te Aroha dominating the skyline
to the east, head south along the road to Matamata from Te Aroha. You’ll
spot the entrance flags of the holiday park not far out of town on your left.
Amongst mature oak trees. this park features hanging bridges, treehuts, giant
swings and the longest flying fox in New Zealand’s holiday park. Bush-clad
hills rise above you in the distance and the grounds are dotted with stately
old oak trees. A deep artesian spring supplies the camp with mineral water
and feeds the ‘rock pool’ thermal bath available free to campers. Enjoy the
grass tennis court, swimming pool and BBQs. In a quiet setting, the camp
is enclosed by farmland with provision for grazing if you are travelling with
equine companions. Amenities include, a serviceable kitchen with stove,
electric hobs, microwave and fridge/freezer; bright, tidy ablutions and a basic
automatic laundry and a dump station. There is a games and TV room, with
free wireless internet. Your hosts, Anna and Leon, can help you with bookings
for local attractions. German and Japanese are spoken here.
|Name||Type||Single||Two People||Extra Person
|Tenting||Tent & Car, no power on-site||$22||$35||$10 / $15||$175|
|Campervan||Van/bus/trailer plus a car, incl. electricity||$25||$40||$10 / $16||$175|
In a quiet rural location while still being handy to town, the grounds offer
plenty of shady trees and nicely maintained grounds. Unfortunately permanent
residents are still a large part of this campground, but the facilities are all well
maintained, clean and tidy. There are 15 casual powered sites available and
plenty of room for tents. An amenities block with basic kitchen, ablutions,
laundry and a dump station are provided. Pets are welcome here and internet
is available in the camp office. Your hosts are Emo and Manu. All sites $20 for
Really get away from it all at the Waingaro Hot Springs and camp, 24 km west
of Ngaruawahia next to the Waingaro Hotel. Camp on 40 powered sites set
on pleasant sunny terraces (divided by bush and shrubbery) above the pools.
The amenities are small, with a functional kitchen and a communal room with
kitchenette. The well-used ablutions are in three blocks and extra toilets
are handily placed about the grounds. Two automatic laundries and a dump
station are provided. There are plenty of BBQs, picnic tables and children’s
play areas about the grounds. Although the camp store at the entrance has
limited supplies, we advise campers to stock-up in advance. Please do not
bring dogs here. Your hosts are Chood and Amro Singh. All sites are from
$22 per adult and under 12 years $12.50.
Waitomo Motel 6 berth
Waitomo Motel 4 berth
Powered Caravan/Campervan Sites
Non-Powered Tent Sites Beautifully landscaped grounds
Right in the heart of Waitomo Village, very close to the caves, this park offers amphitheatre-style camping across a series of large sunny terraces. A bar and cafe/restaurant is on-site, with the main village amenities just across the road. The central, modern, facilities block enjoys a pleasant rural valley outlook with kitchen/dining/TV room opening out to a shady BBQ terrace. Immaculate ablutions include a disabled access/family suite. Extras include an internet room and wireless hotspot, SKY TV, reading room, trampoline, a superb swimming pool (with hot tub) and a bright new playground. You can see all this without leaving home, on the park virtual tour website. As well as the world-famous caves, there are bushwalks and other scenic tourist attractions nearby. Your hosts, Julie and Bruce Tobeck, can assist you in booking these. An automatic laundry and dump point are provided. All sites cost from $22 per adult.