Aotea Lodge has eight powered sites for campervans with the use of toilets
and showers attached to the laundry (there is a small fee for the use of the
laundry). There is a wireless hotspot and internet kiosk in the reception
area. The main complex swimming and spa pool with a conservatory are
at your disposal and there is an on-site restaurant and café. Close to the
Porirua shopping area and a short motorway journey to Wellington and the
Interislander ferry. Your hosts are Peter and Pat. Tariff is $35 for two people
on a powered site and $30 for 2 people on a non powered site. Extra adults
are $15, children $10.
Battle Hill Farm Forest Park is an attractive Regional Park campsite is reached off the Paekakariki Hill Road only 6km north of the Pauatahanui intersection. Enjoy the wide open spaces of rural Wellington and camp in a grassy little dell surrounded by hills and bush and complete with friendly woolly lawnmowers (sheep)! The 500 hectare farm park is a haven for picnickers, walkers, cyclists and horse riders and has many historical features that date from colonial times. Paddle with the kids in the small campside stream or take a walk to the old battle site at the top of the hill, following the new interpretation trail. Basic toilet and basin facilities (with wheelchair access) are cold water only and there is a drinking water tap. Gas BBQ_s are permitted (BYO). Because of the livestock and protected wildlife here, no dogs are permitted - even in vehicles. This park is closed at night and served by an on-site ranger. Camp fees are $6 per adult and $3 per child (16 and under). For group bookings, check with the ranger.The maximum number of campers is 60 people.
Enjoy the picturesque campsite above the Tauherenikau River amongst regenerating bush. Camp at the roadend or walk approx 150 metres along the track to the right of the Gorge to a grassy area amongst trees. Walk the Tauherenikau Gorge track or cool off with a swim in the river.
Bucks Road Number of tent sites - 25
Bookings not required - first come, first served
Though Byron’s Resort Motels & Campground is just a one hour drive from Wellington, you’ll feel like the city and its stress is worlds away.
Bring your Motorhome or caravan or tent and your family and friends, and stay in our large camping ground. Our camp sites are separated by pretty hedges that offer privacy between camp sites.
Watch the motorway traffic jams and city lights from this hillside vantage point!
Turn off the main highway heading north into Porirua and follow the blue
TransitNZ camp signs. The camp sits on a sunny plateau overlooking Porirua
harbour. There are two camping areas with views and a bush backdrop that
provides walks and native birdlife. Portacom ablution units for male and
female are clean and well placed, but with a central changing area. There are a tidy and well-equipped kitchen building with an outdoor dining area (great views!), two toilets, dump station and an automatic laundry.
Only 18 kms to the Interisland ferries.
There are twenty campervan sites, 10 powered and 10 non-powered and 15 grassed tent sites.
Charges are best viewed on the online booking form.
As the name suggests, this is an inner city haven against the vagaries of the
Wellington wind and unpredictability of Interisland Ferry sailings. Situated at
the entrance to the suburb of Newlands and seven minutes from the central
city. Tucked in the corner at the rear of the motel are the 27 all weather
campervan-sites with a bush backdrop and extensive grassed area with picnic
tables. The amenities block houses a small modern kitchen with two islands
of hot plates and a microwave; a TV/dining room and bathrooms with two
showers (disabled access) and two toilets each. If you don’t feel like cooking,
pay a visit to the licensed restaurant/bar on-site. A dump station is provided.
There are no tent sites here.
Carterton Holiday Park is restful camping for the traveller in well-kept, quiet surroundings, not far from the main road and the bustling village shops. There are 32 powered sites divided by shrubs into private individual bays, and room for 50 tents on tidy attractive sites. It also boasts 6 fully furnished, heated and carpeted self-contained units sleeping up to 6 people. All linen and bedding is provided in self-contained units. Plus 4 basic cabins sleeping up to 7 people. An appealing kitchen provides stove and microwave plus a fridge. A glassed-in dining area has a TV and opens to a covered terrace with BBQ. A dump station, washing machines and dryer are provided. The centrally-located ablution block is well-appointed and includes full disabled access facilities. Your hosts are Phil and Sharrie. All sites are $38 for two people.
Adventure awaits at this dramatic seaside environment some 64 km from
Masterton. The road winds through picturesque Wairarapa countryside. An
avenue of tall palms leads into the camp, which is situated right on a safe
beach, protected by the outcrop of Castlepoint rock and lighthouse. A cardswipe
gate controls access to the 120 powered sites (all with taps), plus 15
tent sites. In this terraced area sites are varied, some with shady trees and
all with shelter fences. The beach front sites offer great sea views and there
is a kids’ playground. The modern amenities are clean and bright with lots
of extras. The large kitchen extends to a dining and comfy TV lounge room,
and there is internet access in the office.. The ovens are coin-operated. Hire
a boogie board. Visit the pub, petrol station and golf course near by. Pets
by arrangement between end of Easter and labour weekend only. A dump
station is provided. Kerry and Lynell are your hosts. All sites are from $18
per adult. Seasonal rates apply.
Catchpool Valley is the most popular entrance to Remutaka Forest Park. It includes Orongorongo Valley and its booked huts with walks for all ages and fitness levels.
The Clareville Campground is centrally located in the heart of the Wairarapa region, within the grounds of the Clareville Complex. Conveniently located just off SH 2, in Chester Road, 2km north of Carterton and 10km south of Masterton. Clareville Campground offer powered and non powered sites in our landscaped grounds complete with ornamental pond, ducks and picnic area, all located in a pleasant rural setting. Motor Homes, Caravans, and tents are most welcome.
Kitchen & Laundry facilities available
Pets allowed (dogs must be on a lead)
El Rancho is a great place for your next adventure. Located on the stunning Kapiti Coast alongside the Waikanae River. Adventure is the name of the game with more than 20 onsite activities. On offer are comfortable family budget accommodation from camping and caravan sites to cabins and lodges. Most of the accommodation is self serviced leaving you more dollars to enjoy your holiday.
Gateway Motel and Holiday Park is just south of Pirinoa, in a quiet sheltered rural location, this nice little _front lawn_ camp has 8 powered sites and room for tents. Attractively landscaped with a historic rail carriage centrepiece, there is a new in-ground pool in the back garden (with view of the ranges) for guests to splash about in. A smart combination kitchen/dining/TV room is made comfortable with sofas. There are two ablution suites and laundry. Your hosts are John and Marilyn. Tent sites are $10 per person and $5 for children. Power sites are $24 for two.
The best of the relaxed kiwi camping experience can be found in historic Greytown. Tucked into the well-wooded Kuratawhiti Park, camp amongst the Totara trees on level, long-established, grounds with a tranquil rural aspect. Only a short walk to the lively town centre with cafes and boutique shopping, there are 61 tent sites and 34 sites with power. In the centre of the camp is a picnic and BBQ garden area. Tennis courts, an outstanding playground and the town swimming pool are just next door to keep the kids entertained. The two combined kitchen/ablutions blocks have been refurbished with all new whiteware and appliances. There are a female and male shower and toilet with wheelchair access and a laundry with coin-operated autowashers. A recycle station is available. No eftpos is available. Please bring cash.
Rates are $15.00 an adult for an unpowered site per night and $19.00 an adult for a powered site per night. Children (2 to 12 years inclusive) are $8.00 a night whether on a powered or unpowered site. Children under 2 years are free.
Holdsworth Lodge is situated on a large grassy area surrounded by native forest. There are a number of short walks and good fishing in the Atiwhakatu River year round and swimming in the summer.
Just north of Upper Hutt, take the second entrance into the Park. Here you_ll find a wonderful campsite full of lovely trees and lots of sheltered space on grassy flats for campers. The sparkling Pakuratahi River loops around the camp for family swimming. A great wilderness experience so close to the city. Walk the Ridge Track for wonderful views of the Upper Hutt valley, or visit the magical spot used as a set for Rivendell in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Two roofed BBQ/dining areas are adjacent to the toilet blocks. Facilities are cold water only. Apart from the free BBQs and sinks, campers need to be self-sufficient. The ranger_s office is on-site and gates close at dusk. Camping costs $ 6per adult, $3 per child Cash or Cheque only please.
Although not right on the beach, this attractive camp has the entire beach ambience and its own walking track to the sand. Paraparaumu is a thriving community, with an excellent shopping mall and vast array of eating places.
Well-hedged, landscaped and sheltered, this camp has a number of long-term campers in residence, but there are still plenty of sites for casuals. A nice touch is the ability to shower and wash in the privacy of your own en-suite facility on each campsite. There is a communal laundry with all the facilities and near the rear of the camp is a modern kitchen. Sorry, no pets or dogs allowed.
Note this camp is under new management.
This is a lovely family campsite beside a creek. Near an old logging and exotic forestry trial area. Walk through native forest to Blue Range hut, 2 hours one way. Walk the 1 hour loop track or the tramline track to the base of the hill (2-3 km one way).
Number of tent sites - 15
Fees (effective March 2023)
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
Well worth a trip to explore the wild southern coast! This camp is at the roadend, on the shores of Lake Onoke (Lake Ferry), a 1 hour drive from Wellington or a 20 minute drive from Martinborough. Popular for fishing, surfing, boating and access to the nearby Pinnacles, bird watchers are drawn to the nearby Onoke Spit just a pleasant walk from the camp. There is a boat launching area and a playground for children both at the camp and in the domain next door. Stunning views, plenty of trees and lake shore campsites make for an enjoyable stay. The amenities are large with a laundry, excellent showers and clean toilets. The kitchen has all the facilities , with an adjacent room for doing the dishes. A covered deck with picnic tables is off the kitchen.
Just off the motorway, turn off at the Lindale exit north of Paraparaumu. Lindale Farm Park tourist complex is right next door and the popular Southwards Car Museum just 5 minutes away. 45 fully-serviced lawn sites have shrub surrounds for privacy and the smart amenities. The well equipped kitchen has a phone and there is an appealing and comfortable TV room. There is a disabled access suite in the ablutions, fully automatic laundry equipment and a dump station. Your hosts are Mick and Audrey. All sites $26 for one person, $42 for two people.
A great little friendly camp in vineyard country! The camp layout and new rustic-inspired amenities complex, complement the surrounding vines and village atmosphere. It is an easy walk to the numerous wineries, shops, caf_s and restaurants of the town centre and the town pool is right next door! Camp under the trees and enjoy the modern kitchen with gas BBQ, deck, lounge, laundry and shower block. Hire a bike to cruise the vineyards. There are 20 powered sites and room for about 20 tents with a dump station provided. A play area for young children has been built, and a petanque court for the Mum_s and Dads. All sites are from $20 per person and $12 for children. Seasonal and special event rates apply. Your hosts are Frank and Lisa.
Matiu/Somes Island Scientific and Historic Reserve is a tranquil retreat for wildlife and visitors alike. Maori have occupied this island for generations. In more recent times, Matiu/Somes Island has served as a human and animal quarantine station, an internment camp, and a military defence position. Thanks to the dedication of numerous individuals, groups and organisations, such as the Lower Hutt branch of Forest and Bird, Matiu/Somes Island Charitable Trust, Friends of Matiu/Somes and Eastbourne Forest Rangers, Matiu/Somes Island once again represents a refuge, this time for wildlife and our cultural heritage.
Mawley Park, at the northern end of Masterton, occupies an attractive location
on the banks of the Waipoua River (with good swimming holes). The 15 acre,
sheltered grounds are tidy with large trees and plenty of space for the 200
or so tent sites and 54 powered sites. A BBQ shelter has cooking facillities.
The camping areas are grouped in separate sections with sealed road access
and brand new unisex individual ablutions serving each area (these include
disabled access facilities). The park has had a major refurbishment with a lot
of thought been put into what makes a place nice. There’s a large dining hall
with highchairs, a TV and a separate comfortable and modern TV lounge. The
kitchen has gas hobs and is very modern and well equipped. A supermarket
is nearby and QE11 Park is across the road for the kids, whilst there are also a
few small pieces of play equipment to keep the kids amused onsite. A DVD
Library and local information is available at the office. Free washing machines
and $2 dryer are part of the laundry. A dump station is provided. Powered sites $38 for 2, unpowered $36 for 2. Your friendly and enthusiastic hosts are
Rodney and Jelena Algie.
Alerts Modified Date: 2023-11-25 > Ōtaki Gorge Road closed to vehicles and pedestrians > Kime Hut - No water supply
150 camp sites Open October long weekend till Easter Open river terraces and regenerating bush surround the campsite reflecting the farming, mining and sawmilling history of the area. There are short walks to pioneering era relics. Some harder tramping tracks start here. The river offers swimming, white water kayaking and trout fishing.
Kitchen Cabins 2 bedrooms,
Power Tent & Caravan sites
Tent Site - No power
Dog Bay Powered Sites
Take the railway crossing exit off SHwy 1 at Paekakariki. You’ll find this well
established holiday park alongside the impressive beachfront Queen Elizabeth
Park and accessed by way of Wellington Road. The camp’s extensive grounds
have 170 sites, 150 of these with power. Pohutukawa and other shady trees
edge generously sized campsites that are individually hedged for privacy. You’ll
find a high standard of amenities here, including a big laundry and dump station.
The playground for smaller children is quite a feature and has a jumping pillow, or take them to the beach, an easy stroll from the camp. Your hosts are
Marilyn and Ashley. All camp sites are from $16 per adult, $8 for children.
Dog bay for campers with dogs - these sites are very popular.
There are 16 sites and bookings must be made well in advance for the Christmas holiday period and statutory holidays.
Policies in place to ensure that dogs and their owners have a great time while here.
Book your dog friendly site accommodation now using the online booking form....
Alerts Modified Date: 2023-11-25 > No access to Putangirua Pinnacles
Putangirua Pinnacles Scenic Reserve is 13 km along Cape Palliser Road from the Lake Ferry turn-off, approximately one hours drive from Martinborough. The turn-off and campsite are 500 metres past the Department of Conservation Te Kopi Homestead and Cottage.
Alerts Modified Date: 2023-11-25 > Big Bend Track slip > Ōrongorongo Track reroute > Graces Stream Campsite permanently closed > Catchpool Valley Road damage > Cattle Ridge Road closed > Coast Road Cabin permanently closed > Papatahi Crossing overgrown
Catchpool Valley is the most popular entrance to Remutaka Forest Park. It includes Orongorongo Valley and its booked huts - bookings can be made via the online booking system or by contacting the Wellington Visitor Centre. Within Catchpool Valley are attractive short walks and access to longer bush tramps, a well maintained campground, and pleasant picnic and barbecue facilities. There is also a field centre, toilets, and a 24-hour emergency telephone. The Catchpool Valley is undergoing a transformation as pine trees planted by the former New Zealand Forest Service are removed to enable the return of native forest.
On the Hutt River in northern Upper Hutt, the Wellington Kiwi Holiday Park is ideal for relaxing and listening to the birdsong, or for outdoor activities. Trout fishing, bush walks, mountain biking on the world-class Karapoti circuit, and golfing are all nearby. Visit the Efil Doog gardens or Staglands Wildlife Reserve. Stay in one of the modern, clean motels, tourist flats or cabins or bring your tent or campervan and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Take the Petone exit off SHwy 2 and follow the blue TransitNZ camp signs.
Don’t be put off by the industrial suburb approach to this camp, as the
immaculate grounds are shaded by established pohutakawa trees and have
views of the bush-clad ranges. There are both grass and hardstand sites for
mobile homes,125 powered sites and 60 tent sites. Spacious grounds boast
a well-equipped adventure playground with a huge jumping pillow for the kids.
There are 3 good kitchens with dining halls and fridge lockers that can be hired.
Amenities include spacious toilets, showers and disabled access facilities, with
2 family bathrooms and 3 coin-operated automatic laundries. Along with
the spa, Sky TV room and new outdoor BBQ area, the games room will be a
hit with the kids, with a pool table, air hockey, table tennis, video game arcade
machines and internet access. This should keep happy campers entertained
for hours. A dump station is provided. Your hosts are Allen and Sue. All
sites are $50 for two people, $20 each extra person. There is a $35 minimum