Cabins $35 per night
- Communal kitchen
- Pizza oven
Family crib $120 per night
- Sleeps up to 6
- Minimum 2 nights
Located at the Gateway to Rakiura National Park,NZ`s most Southern Private Bush and Wildlife Reserve on Stewart Island.
With a small pond and large trees set on well-manicured lawns, there is plenty of shelter for the campers. Modern ablutions are all spotless with an excellent disability/family suite. The kitchen/dining area has electric hobs, fridge/freezer and microwaves, and one of the sinks has been lowered to help people in wheelchairs. All utensils are supplied. The laundry has large washing machines and dryers with a charge for their use, and the sociable covered BBQ area is well used by guests. Tent sites at the top of the park are made private with individual hedges between each site. Pets are welcome and wifi is available, your hosts are Mike and Steph. There are 40 power sites and numerous tent sites. Power sites are $35 for two, and tent sites $20 per person.
Motorhomes, Caravans, Tents, Cabins, Tourist units, Backpackers, Family accommodation, Group bookings welcome.
Closest Holiday Park to beach. Otatara is a hub of activities suitable for all people, beautiful natural environment.
A busy campground in summer, the sites are all open and well groomed, with
a view of the harbour. There is plenty of tent space, plus 17 power sites (13
have hard stands), divided into two sections by a hedge. The clean and tidy
kitchen/dining has an outside raised deck where you can dine overlooking
the water. The clean modern ablutions have gas hot water and a disability
suite, while the laundry has auto machines and a paved area under a clothes
line. The friendly caretaker is Brent Procter. Non powered sites are $20 per
adult, powered sites are $25 per adult, all children 12 and under just $10. An
honesty box is provided if the Brent is not around.
Right in the heart on Invercargill, this camp surprises you with its large mature trees and well looked after gardens. There are 30 power and tent sites tucked away round the back of this city street. The main amenities block has an excellent large kitchen/dining/lounge with appliances and a huge variety of eating and cooking utensils, and a whiteboard to leave messages for fellow travellers. There is wheel chair access and a separate shower and toilet room and are in pristine condition with eco-friendly lighting, gas hot water, and electronically controlled showers. The laundry has coin operated auto washers and dryers, 200mb of free wifi per adult per night, and a dump station. This camp is close to supermarkets, the famous _Splash Palace_ and a ten minute walk to the centre of town. Powered sites are $22 for one adult, $37 for two, extras $16. Non-powered sites are $18 for one, or $33 for two, extras $16.
Part of a camping and motel complex, this retro campground has basic facilities but is spotlessly clean. Great for big groups, the large kitchen has room for two long dining tables, as well as cooking space around three walls. The roominess and cleanliness is mirrored in the large toilet and laundry areas, where there are all the facilities you need. There are 20 powered and unpowered sites available for motorhomes, caravans and tents, and all sites are close to the amenities block. There is a dump station, wifi is available, and the popular Stables restaurant is on site. This family restaurant is open to all diners, house guests and the public, offering a good quality bistro type menu in comfortable and informal surroundings, and is fully licensed. Pets of responsible owners are welcome, and there is a 10% discount for NZMCA members. Rhian Cotter is your host, powered sites are $34 for two, or $25 for one, and unpowered $14 per person.
This quiet holiday park is above a beautiful seaside bay with views of the rolling hills, and protection from the prevailing wind is provided by mature trees and hedges. The kitchen has all amenities including pots and pans, and a covered outside area that is edged by cabins. The showers, toilets and laundry are clean and tidy. There is a BBQ and a log fire in the TV room. This is a good spot for surfing, fishing and tramping or enjoying a meal at the adjacent tavern bistro. Free wifi is available and pets are welcome, they might want to join the friendly pony in the small paddock in the middle of camp. Your friendly hosts are Jilly and Wazza. 30 powered sites are available at $20 each, and $35 for two people, while un-powered sites are $17 for one or $30 for two. Children are $8 each.
Set amongst the hills above Gore, this beautifully landscaped setting looks like
a golf course and is lush with trees. The park is immaculately kept and will
gratify the most ardent environmentalist. Four sites have power and all have
good shelter and shade. Don't expect to find upmarket facilities here as the
clean kitchen and ablutions are in keeping with a bush camping environment.
Washing-up sinks and boiling water are available in the kitchen, the grounds have picnic tables and two electric BBQs, and there is a shower available for
a small charge. This park is great for families and to keep children of all ages
amused, there is a confidence course, flying fox and variety of play equipment.
It is $10 per adult to camp, children under 5 are free, school children are $2
per night. The caretaker comes around often, but you will need to put your
payment in the honesty box.
This large camping ground in the suburbs of Gore has well-groomed level sites,
with graceful birch trees and good shelter. Powered sites, and numerous tent
sites, are hidden in pockets of shrubbery, some van sites have gravel stands and
are close to the main amenities block. The two kitchen/dining facilities have
all amenities, plus full stoves and two clean, tiled ablution blocks and a laundry
with auto equipment. A dump station is here, Eftpos and credit card facilities
are extra services. This area is noted for its brown trout fishing at the nearby
Mataura River. The camp has good housekeeping standard and is handy to
local services. Your host is Lyndon. Tent sites $15 per person, powered sites
are $30 for two.
On the edge of a football field, and under the large mature trees, is this tiny
camp. There are about 20 sites, eight with power, all on grass. Facilities are
tired but tidy and include a small kitchen/dining with basic cooking facilities,
clean toilets, and a washing machine and dryer. There is a small playground for
children and a lrage field in front, you will share this spot with a few permanent
residents. This is a council owned camp, visited twice daily by caretakers John
and Sandra who live at 5 Hulme Street if you need them. If they are not
available, speak to the manager at the Otautau Hotel in the Main Street. Tent
sites are $10 for two, extra adults $5, powered sites are $15 for two adults,
plus $5 for extras.
An immaculately presented camp inside and out, situated only five minutes from the city, this is luxurious camping that you come to expect from Top 10 Holiday Parks. A paved driveway leads to flat ground set out with hard stands and some tent sites., while the pretty hanging baskets and tubs of colourful flowers will make you feel at home. The main facilities are all under one roof for convenience and the kitchen has gas hobs, microwave and fridge, cooking and eating utensils. You can eat and cook either inside or out on the landscaped, covered BBQ terrace. Modern tiled showers are large with wooden benches and a generous disability suite is provided along with unisex ablutions. The tiled and covered laundry area has outside stainless steel sinks and auto machines. The extended tenting area has another kitchen/dining, a large TV lounge and excellent ablutions. A children_s playground and a dump station are on-site, and there is a free internet kiosk. Your friendly hosts are Philip and Diane Todd and family. All sites are from $40 for two.
Manicured lawns and tidy hedges, landscaped gardens and organic veges, caf_ dining and home-made baking. All this and more at this lovely motel and camping ground complex. Clean and tidy kitchen/dining with all amenities, including full stoves with pots and pans, the TV lounge is adjacent. Ablutions are clean and tidy and there are three laundries. At the entrance to the camp is a popular restaurant for delicious meals, excellent coffee, and a large deck with BBQ area where you can book in for the camp. Inside, the new relaxation area with pool table, flat screen TV, computer stations, juke box, and pull down movie screen has lots of comfy couches scattered around. From this base you can hike the Hump Ridge Track, or check your emails on the free wifi. Ten power points and nine unpowered sites are in a flat area close to native trees, there is also a dump station. Your hosts are Craig Rutland and Violaine Duma. Powered sites are $16 for adults and $14 for non-powered sites. Children under 13 years are half price, toddlers under two years are free.
Unpowered is $10 per person, powered is $15 for a campervan - this includes the $2 charge to take the scenic walk and a dump station too. This camp may be closed from beginning June to September.
This lovely spot is definitely a secret waiting to be discovered. Clean modern facilities consisting of toilets, a communal shelter and a children's playground, and parking on hard stands. Take a stroll around the gardens and the lake, which was once a lignite pit, walk over the bridges, enjoy the birdlife and plantings, or take a guided tour. Have a coffee or a meal at the cafe (closed Mon and Tues) and read all about the history of the area, or visit the covered garden. Your friendly hosts are Maree, Barry, Eunice and Charlie. Unpowered is $10 per person, powered is $15 per person - this includes the $2 charge to take the scenic walk and a dump station too. This camp may be closed from beginning June to September. Note that they can only take self-contained vehicles.
Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.
Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
Child (5–17 years): $5 per night
Infant (0–4 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Mavora Lakes Campsite has two main (standard) camping areas: one alongside South Mavora Lake, and the other between South Mavora Lake and North Mavora Lake.
Look out for robins and falcons. Walk, tramp, mountain bike or go trout fishing.
5 non-powered/tent sites
Bookings not required - first come, first served
Enjoy this peaceful campsite beside Lake Monowai. Explore the tracks to Rodger Inlet and Green Lake huts, or go fishing or boating.
A neat camp, complete with a small animal park where you can get acquainted
with the tame animals. Based out in the country amongst rural farmland,
there are rolling hills behind and park like settings in front. With 50 powered sites and numerous tent sites, there is plenty of space. and good trout fishing
rivers nearby. The clean kitchen/dining has all appliances, cooking and eating utensils and a TV, and the ablutions are supplied with piping hot showers, as
well as having plenty of toilets. The laundry has automatic equipment, there is
free wifi and the camp is pet friendly. Your hosts are Colleen, Stuart and the
dog Andrew. Tent and power sites are $16 per person or $32 for two adults.
Children aged five to 15 years are $10, and children under five are free.
Closed for winter from beginning May till mid September
In the Great Walks season (1 October – 30 April)
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:
Adult (18+ years): $16 per person, per night
Child (17 years and under): free but booking still required
Adult (18+ years): $24 per person, per night
Child (17 years and under): $12 per person, per night
Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.
This is a riverside campsite in a farmland area. There are walks and tramps from here or go horse riding, biking, hunting or on 4WD excursions.
50 non-powered/tent sites.
Dogs on a leash only.
- Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
- Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The grounds of this spot have been beautifully landscaped and the camp has a panoramic view over the sea. Based in an old hall, the lounge is a huge area that includes a stage, a ping pong table, puzzles, and large comfy sofas pulled up around the huge stone fireplace. There is also a TV and piano, as well as a separate library with many books to borrow. The kitchen has served many people in its lifetime, but is immaculate and quirky with Its old wood walls and retro dining chairs and tables. The toilets and showers are plentiful and recently painted, as is the laundry which has automated washing machines and dryers. The whole place is spotlessly clean and welcoming and is a great stopover on the Te Araroa walking track. Your hosts are Craig and Veronica Wylie, and there are 18 sites available for vans and tents. Prices are $20 for one person and $30 for two, extra adults are $15 and children aged five to12 years are $5, while children under five years are free.
A large motel, backpackers and camping complex, there are twelve powered sites, all beautifully manicured grass stands divided by new plantings. In a well sheltered tent area there is a large, sparkling, modern kitchen/dining that has full stoves, hobs, all appliances, cooking and eating utensils. The ablutions are spotless with large tiled showers including a disability unit. The laundry has automatic machines and internet access is available, keep your belongings safe in the lockable cupboards. Enjoy a game of mini golf or feed the animals, play table tennis or have a spa and sauna, and if you want to eat out there will soon be a caf_ on site. This is a great area for fishing, tramping _ the Hump Ridge Track is well known. Swim in the river or at the beaches close by or maybe take a jet boat ride. In charge is Murray Dowling and the camp is managed by Karl. Power sites $38 for two and tents $18 for one.
$15 for one, $30 for two, any extras at $10 each.
On the way to the very bottom of the South Island, you may want to stop for a night at this lovely rural retreat. With only a couple of powered sites, and only a few tent sites, the emphasis is on making sure people have a good stay. You will get a farmstay experience, at backpacker prices, watch the shearing, feed the calves, or go for a walk on the hills. Come back to lovely hot showers in modern bathrooms, a large lounge and kitchen area that is up-to-date and has a few games, books, and puzzles for your enjoyment. Laundry facilities are by honesty box, there are picnic tables and an outside BBQ as well. Your hosts are Justine and Andrew, and their three lovely girls who run out to welcome you. $15 for one, $30 for two, any extras at $10 each.
A campground that is spread out over three tiers, there is plenty of room
for tents and only 5m walk from the ferry. There are all the normal facilities
needed including a large communal area with kitchen, dining and lounge area
(where there is a TV), BBQ area, and laundry. Shared facilities such as toilets
and showers are available for everyone, as is a booking centre for the local
activities and wireless internet. Many free extras such as wifi voucher on
check-in, DVDs, books, jigsaws, board games and local phone calls (including
Invercargill). Borrow the guitar for a sing a long, or a bedroll for camping. Your
friendly host is Vicki, tent sites are $20 for one adult, children aged 6 to13 years are $15, under 5 are free.
A small camp ground with an interesting way around providing toilets… there
is one for each site! With each hard sealed camp spot having trees between
them, there is good shade as well as privacy from your neighbours.. Well-kept
grounds and there is a small laundry on site, and the lodge kitchen is available
for those in tents at an extra charge. Stop at the fly fishing shop on the main
road, enjoy the cafes, bike trails and the great brown trout fishing at the door.
Powered site $18 for one, $25 for two, and $5 for any extras. Unpowered
tent sites are $15 per person. Pets are welcome but self-contained vehicles
only from May to September please.
64 sites have power.
You are in the heart of farm country in this council owned camp, which is
closed in winter from May to September. Mainly populated by the same
families returning year after year, you will need to book if you want to squeeze
in. There is a large, level grassed area with several trees and hedges. 64 sites
have power and there is an abundance of tent sites. Amongst the amenities
is a useful kitchen (which doubles as a dining and library facility) with two full
stoves, microwaves, pots, utensils and fridge/freezers. The ablutions have been
newly refurbished and there are automatic machines and dryer in the laundry.
This area is popular for fishing and golfing and there is a good swimming hole
in the nearby river. No dogs please, your friendly hosts are Graeme and Kaye.
All sites are $12.50 per adult, $6 for children.
This camp is on the outskirts of Winton and edges the Winton Golf Course.
There are endless tent sites and six power sites on grass/gravel stands, campers
may use the club facilities which include lovely old fashioned but clean toilets, a
shower, but no kitchen. There is, however, a washing machine. No dogs please
and if the caretaker isn’t around, there is an honesty box for fees, $15 per site
Although this is in pine tree country, the camp is on an open paddock with
only an occasional tree for shade. Badly in need of an upgrade, It is a quiet
rural situation with 12 power sites and plenty of room for tents. There is a
homely kitchen with a mini dining area and all appliances, plus cooking and
eating utensils. The few showers are roomy and cost $2, and a small laundry
houses an auto washing machine. The toilets (a public facility) are separate and
not very clean. There are two adjacent hard tennis courts and a bowling green,
with a golf course nearby. Lynley Wright is the caretaker. Tent sites are $8 per
person or with power they are $12 per person, children under 13 years are
$6. Dogs permitted, must be on a lead at all times.