Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park has self contained studios and units, plus cabins
Situated in the hills above Akaroa village, this park has an enviable location.
Carefully maintained, some of the terraced sites have bay views. Easy access
with trim flowerbeds at each level of the 150 sites. Most have power, storm
water drains and taps. An area is available for boat parking and there are
two dump points in the camp. There is a big in-ground swimming pool on
the upper level and a good children’s playground. Enjoy views over the bay
from the attractive kitchen or use the gas BBQ. TV rooms are provided
and internet access. The amenities include excellent showers and automatic
laundry equipment. It is an easy walk to the township for shopping, but a
climb on the way back. In summer, ice creams and drinks are available at the
office. Your friendly hosts are Kylee and Tracy. All sites are from $40 to $47
for two adults.
At the end of the road, 2km from Hanmer Village, is this extensive park with
spacious sites and lovely mountain views. Well-serviced with sealed roads
and over 60 campsites, there are also large trees for shade. The clean kitchen
has all appliances with a dining area next door, as well as BBQ tables outside
under shade sails. The ablutions are excellent and have a disability unit, there
is also a drying room opening off the laundry. The separate games room has
table tennis, pool and air hockey as well as arcade games, and you won't find a
better children's playground - it comes complete with an initiative course! For
those who want to relax, there is a comfy TV lounge with an internet station,
a petanque pit, or cool off in the swimming pool. There are bikes available
for hire, both children and adult sizes available. Wireless internet and a dump
station are here for campers, and your hosts are Alan and his team. Tent sites
are $30 for two, power sites $35 for two.
Two large sheltered areas with a scattering of trees, you can see and hear the
beach, but unfortunately stop banks means you can't see it. The northern end
of the camp boasts a new toilet block, with a unisex shower that doubles as
a disability unit. There is also a solar shower room available, complete with
rope and pulley. On the southern side of the camp, is a basic but clean block
of toilets and a dump point, water is also available but as it is gravity fed it takes
a while to fill a tank. There are wood BBQs, a tennis court, children's play
area and rubbish collection. You can bring pets but to the southern side of
the camp only please. Tent sites are $5 per adult, or with power $15 for two adults, and $5 for each extra adult, while children are $2. An honesty box and
self-regulation system is in place.
All non powered sites are from $22 per person, Powered from $24.
The picturesque Belt Road Seaside Holiday Park urban camp offers level, cliff-top sites with spectacular views over the New Plymouth harbour and port. Mature Pohutukawa trees shade the grounds. Hedged private sites are very inviting. There are around 70 sites with power, plus 43 for tents. Amenities are plentiful and well maintained. Ablutions are in four separate blocks with key access (no extra to pay) and two disabled/family bathrooms are available. Newest communal facility, boast unisex cubicles, including a family bathroom and a disabled bathroom, super large kitchen, laundry, and a lounge with Sky TV (Sports and movies) The three kitchens have a range of cooking options, coffee and food dispensing kiosks and there_s a large covered outdoor area with a coin-operated BBQ. Three well-equipped laundries and a dump point are provided. To keep the smaller members of the family entertained there is a trampoline, and playground. Nearby activities include access to a boat ramp, game fishing, the aquatic centre, mineral pools, or try the coastal walk that starts from the camp and heads straight down to Breakerwater Bay shops and cafes. Or hire a bike from the office if you want to head a bit further afield. Internet access is available throughout the camp. Fish cleaning facilities and a bait freezer are on site. Your hosts are Kevin and Teresa Bowe.
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.
We offer a range of well appointed units and cabins. Choose from self-contained units or studios for couples, to cosy cabins which are an affordable choice for families or groups.
A well landscaped park on the seaward side of Beach Road. There are 100
roomy grassed sites, 76 of which have power. There is a good playground that
includes a jumping pillow, and the kitchen and dining complex is attractive and
well equipped. Outside there is a pleasant BBQ pavilion for alfresco dining.
The spotless ablutions have a disability/infant suite and the laundry has fully
automatic equipment. You can enjoy either the outdoor, heated swimming
pool or the popular spa pool, and a card phone is provided for your use. Fish
cleaning facilities are available and there is a dump point, as well as internet
access. Your hosts are Lynne and Gerald Nolan. All sites are from $42 to $52
for two people.
Kaupokonui Beach Motor Camp is located on Kaupokonui Heads Road – Off Lower Glenn Road, Manaia.
Kaupokonui is a beautiful unique setting with many original kiwi baches surrounding the campsite and lower reserve. It is a very family friendly place and well worth the trip. The campground boasts recently renovated cabins, 1 cabin sleeps up to 5 and a big family cabin that can sleep up to 7. There are also 26 powered sites and unpowered sites. There is a small shop that opens during the summer that provides basic necessities. Also available; children’s play area, river for swimming and fishing – as well as a safe swimming area in the sea and surf beach.
Please contact the camp managers for current pricing on 0800 274 8577.
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.
On a pleasant, slightly elevated site this camp is across the road from the
beach. There is a vista of sand dunes and sparkling water from most parts of
the camp. The kitchen has microwave, gas hot plate cooking, 3 fridge/freezers
and opens to a recently extended covered dining deck with a large macrocapa
topped table. The BBQ is free and there is plenty of seating. The ablutions
are positioned at either end of the building and are in a tidy condition. There
is also a children’s play area. Goats around the camp are keeping the grass on
the banks down. Jenny and Harry Barlow are your hosts. Tent sites are $18
per person and with power $20.
This long established, charming camp occupies a wonderful site between a safe beach and a boundary of bush. There is a lovely walk from here to Paihia 3.0 km away. This very popular holiday spot has about 90 sites, 58 with power. If you are lucky you can pitch your tent with the water almost lapping at the door. The kitchen, although mainly gas, does have an electric stove. Outside is a large covered BBQ/dining deck, placed to enjoy all the activities in the Bay. Listen up cooks! There is an old dinghy filled with herbs to add dinnertime flavour. Well presented showers and toilets. The laundry is equipped with automatic machines and a freezer. At the rear of the building is a TV room, and there is a playground for children. Free unlimited Wifi is available. There is a dump point for your use. The office and on-site store, is open 7 days with kayaks for hire. Tour bookings can be arranged. Your hosts are Dusty & Aroha Miller. All sites are from $18 to $30 per adult. Seasonal rates apply.
2 Motels, sleep up to 4 people, $120 to $135 each extra adult $12. 3 new kitchen cabins $95 to $110
More like a mini village than a camping ground, this 34-acre park rambles along the hills above the northern end of Red Beach. There are narrow winding streets, individually named, and clusters of own-your-own cottages with permanently leased sites. Mature trees shelter the attractive communal grassed area near the park entrance which has an excellent children_s playground and a small stage where live bands play and budding stars can practice. Alongside is a recreation hall with extra facilities. There are six small amenities blocks with brand new dining facilities next to a kitchen. A good tenting area with a BBQ available. There is internet access and you can master the game of table tennis. Xmas and New Year entertainment is a feature. Dogs are not permitted. A 'Jacob's Ladder' gives direct access to the beach at the north end of the park and a footbridge provides access to Red Beach, a Life guard serviced beach at the southern end.
A family park on a grand scale, this camp has 400 sites, a well-stocked dairy
and is only a 500m stroll to the beach. Bordered by a wetland reserve with
walking tracks to the beach and picnic reserve, the wildlife park, flying fox,
adrenalin forest and orienteering will help fill your holiday days. The grounds
have many large shady trees and BBQs are scattered throughout the three
camping areas. Each area has its own ablution block, some may be closed out
of season. A well-appointed clean kitchen has good appliances. The modern
TV/dining room is carpeted and has comfy chairs. The tiled ablutions are light and airy and include a bath and disability toilets. There is a covered BBQ area,
mini golf, and tennis courts. The children can enjoy an excellent playground.
Eftpos and internet access are available. Powered sites from $32 for two
adults, non-powered sites from $30 for two adults and group rates available.
4 kitchen cabins (no toilet or shower) $90 for 2 people, extra person $10, child $5 (max 5)
1 self contained Cabin: $120 per night for 2 people, extra person $15, child $10 (max 6)
Bunkroom (sleeps 4) $22 per person, $10 per child
Seasonal rates apply .
Follow the signposts from S Hwy 10. There is 11km of sealed road to Taupo Bay. The level lawn sites are partially shaded by trees and lead through to a stunning beach. A well stocked general store is open all day during the holiday season and at weekends but just odd hours in the off season. Eftpos service and a coffee machine are available. The kitchen is roomy with plenty of refrigerator space. There are hot plates and microwaves for cooking while outside is a covered dining area with a BBQ. Here you can sit and watch your children on the play equipment. You’ll find a comfortable carpeted TV lounge where videos are freely available. The ablutions have ample toilets and metered, curtained showers, with liquid soap at the basins. The laundry has automatic washers and dryers. Boats up to 22ft can be launched from here. A boat wash and fish cleaning facilities are available too. Kayaks, snorkelling and fishing gear can be hired. Although summer holidays are busy, this is off-the-beaten-track camping. Powered sites are from $20 per person and tent sites are from $18. Seasonal rates apply.
Enjoy the 1.2 hectares of camp, offering plenty of shelter and shade. We have a self-contained 2 bedroom cabin, kitchen cabins, backpackers room, power and tent sites. We have a fantastic BBQ area where you can enjoy the catch of the day or prepare a meal in our fully equipped and well sized kitchen. We also have a small store which has a range of basic supplies.
What a lovely welcome you get from new owners Riza and Albert as you drive into this historical campground. The original base for the 1950s power project, it was once home to hundreds of Italian workers who were involved in what was then the biggest engineering project in New Zealand. For the casual camper looking for a quiet spot away from the main road, here you_ll find large, individually-hedged sites with plenty of lovely shady trees, each having a tap and a picnic table. Older-style, well-scrubbed amenities include a basic kitchen with lots of pans, crockery and cookware, ablutions with free curtained showers, a coin operated laundry, and a drying room available for a small charge. The covered deck off the kitchen is a beautiful spot to sit and eat your meal, and you can use the fish cleaning sink and outdoor BBQs to cook up your catch of the day. Too tired to cook? Town is within walking distance for a takeaway or a meal. Working towards being an eco friendly camp ground, there are ample recycling stations, a bin in the kitchen for your organic waste that goes to the worm farm, and a herb garden is also being established by the kitchen. Children have a couple of small play areas and plenty of room to run about, while on rainy days there is a large games room and guest lounge. Internet access and a dump station are also provided, and your dogs are welcome but by arrangement please. Charges are from $22 per person, children 5-14 from $10, and under five are free.
New Zealand the way it was. Situated on Nukumaru Parade, Waitotara beach. Toilets and children’s playground. Right on the beachfront. Long beach walks, fishing, boat access. Maximum stay is 50 days. Room for motorhomes, various unpowered sites. Instructions on using this campground can be found at the entrance. Fees apply at $16 per site per night.
A smart, holiday complex with direct access to the beautiful Waikanae Beach
and just a few minutes stroll to Gisborne shops. This is a large camp with
133 powered sites. It can be intensely camped at times. Sites are level, with
some enjoying a shady aspect. The grounds are securely fenced and hedged
around the perimeter. There are open spaces for volleyball and an electric
BBQ area is a popular get-together spot. The amenities blocks function
well, with plentiful hot water and vanity areas in the ablutions. The large kitchen and laundry are well-equipped with appliances (bring own pots) Hire
a racquet and enjoy a game of tennis on the seaside courts with spectacular
views across to the white cliffs of Young Nicks Head or hire some wheels and
bike around the waterfront. Theres a kids play area, TV/games room too and
holiday entertainment may be offered in the summer. No pets please. A
dump station is provided. All sites are powered, from $18 to $25 per person.
Seasonal rates apply.
The sealed road to Waimarama winds through rural hill country, 30 minutes drive from Havelock North. This large, flat, seaside camp has 30 caravan sites and 18 powered tent sites available, with the adjoining paddock used in peak periods. It is safe for children with one gate in and out. The golden, sandy beach is surf patrolled during the summer. From the camp it is a two minute walk to the domain and beach. The small and well-loved kitchen has gas cookers, microwave and fridge. The ablutions consist of two toilets and two coin operated showers (one with a shub/bath) each for men and women, plus a disabled access toilet. There is a small play area for toddlers. Three gas BBQs are available in an under-cover dining area. Your hosts are Karen and Ed who can be found at 15 Harper Street when the office is closed. Powered sites are $25 and un-powered $20 for adults, children (under 13) are half price and under 5s free.
Railway wagons, just bring your sleeping bag and a night will cost you
$30 per person in a shared room. A twin/double wagon or cabin with
linen supplied is $80 for two people.
Don't expect manicured lawns and clearly marked sites in this cute little camp with a difference. Lovely gardens hide a multitude of historic railway guard vans, five powered sites and the room for tents. You can cook a meal at the station kitchen which doubles as a dining room. A lovely outside dining and BBQ area, covered with climbing plants and including a swing seat, is available also. The kitchen is fully equipped with utensils and the separate TV and recreation room includes comfy seating and a large TV. The ablutions area is clean, and have free showers, there is also a coin operated laundry available. A children's play area has a climbing frame and there is a large chess set on the paving stones. Your friendly hosts are David and Karen. Amberley is just 10km away for supplies, and please note there is no eftpos available. Power sites are $30 for two plus $10 each extra person, a tent site is $25 plus $10 per extra person.
A sheltered camp where pockets of bush form natural barriers between
grouped sites, offering an away-from-it-all environment that has wekas in
residence. This camp is set up with families in mind, as you enter the camp
you will see the mini golf course where you can take some shots. there
is also a great children’s playground, and parents can watch from the new
outside deck and covered BBQ area. Plenty of room for all, there are 65
sites with power, plus numerous tent sites. The bright sunny kitchen, with
stove and fridge and all other amenities, is alongside a large TV/social room
with internet access. The smart ablutions have roomy showers, a child’s bath,
and dressing space with a seat, while all laundry facilities are automatic and
plentiful. A pleasant leafy retreat, brim-full of birdlife with an aviary for the
bird fanciers and chooks to feed. Wifi is available for a small fee, there is a free
carwash available too. Your friendly hosts are Roger and Margaret.
Only in use for campers in the school holidays and weekends, you’ll find level
sites and some shady trees here. There is excellent child safe play equipment
for children and use of a tennis court. The harbour estuary is easily accessible.
There are no sites with power and no hot water but stalls for solar showers.
Facilities are limited to toilets and hand basins. There is a tennis court available
for a game, payment by a donation. No smoking and no dogs please. Check
availability at Xmas. Tent sites are $10 per person, children $5 up to 15 years.
Preschoolers are free.