Powered sites are from $40 for two people. Seasonal rates apply.
Tucked in behind the motel complex are eleven campervan sites on a hard gravel surface, there are no tent sites here. A high fence surrounds the area, giving privacy from the road, and there are some plantings. The kitchen/dining has a full stove and all other facilities, and a BBQ is also available. The lounge area has soft seating, and sparkling clean ablutions also include a hairdryer in the ladies, with large showers and a separate disability suite. There is a 24hr laundry with washing machine, dryer, tub, and a large drying room. A play area is available, the beach is just across the road, and it is a three minute walk to the glow worms. Free wifi is available for guests, as well as a dump station and an inground swimming pool. Your hosts are Adele and Brian Dow. Powered sites are from $40 for two people. Seasonal rates apply.
Very close to the township of Kaikoura, this small camp tucked in behind the motel complex has pleasant level sites bordered by trees. A small basic but clean kitchen has tables and chairs, and outside is a covered social dining area. The basic, roomy showers are free, there is a dump station and free Wifi. The friendly manager is Ivy.
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.
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
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.
We have a small campground at the back of the motel complex, which is set amongst shady willow trees and has shared toilets, shower, and cooking facilities. Dumping station available.
Tent site | car $ 20.00
Power | non-power sites $ 35.00
Fully equipped kitchen, communal ablution block.
Situated just west of the junction of the Sanson/Wellington/Palmerston North highways, this camp can be accessed either by turning off State Hwy 1 into Philps Street or by looking for the Motel entrance round the corner on State Hwy 3.
We are around an hour and a half out of Wellington.
We have small, simple camping and caravan area at the back of the motel complex, which is set amongst shady willow trees and has shared toilets, shower and cooking facilities.
A picturesque 25 minute drive from Nelson, and 2hrs from Picton, turn off at the Cable Bay road at Hira and travel 8km further on a sealed road. This camp with stunning bay views is on the historic cable station site where the first telegraph link came from Sydney in 1876. Large mature native trees surround this camp, and an extra well-sheltered, tenting area over the creek includes a tenting oasis, and in the creek are tame eels. The ablutions are modern and spotless and include disability facilities, while the kitchen has gas hobs, microwaves, fridges and a BBQ under the front covered veranda. At the rear of the building is a laundry with auto washer and dryer. There is safe swimming at the beach, great kayaking, the Cable Bay walkway, a boat ramp (4WD only) and a safety trampoline for the children. Wifi is available and camping with dogs is by request, please book first. The whole area is steeped in history, so talk to your friendly hosts Josephine and Nigel whose family have been here since 1920.
Behind the Challenge Service Station is this RV park situated on what used to be
a car lot. The small area is all sealed, and the fairly new amenities include disability
access to showers and toilets, several washing machine and dryers, and a dump
station. There was no kitchen when we visited, but we are told there is one about
to be built, and there is free wi fi. It's not the prettiest camp spot but is great if you
are wanting to be close to town. There are 20 power sites available from $25.
This holiday park has been sold and is now closed. Please refer to other Christchurch Camping Grounds.
Off Linwood Ave, is this pretty little camp, 5km from the centre of Christchurch, with a perimeter of tree lined campsites. The centre hosts a clean, pleasant kitchen opening to a courtyard BBQ garden. Excellent ablutions, with piped music, include a disability suite and a good laundry. Of the 40 large power sites, many have hard stands. A special sheltered area close to the amenities has been set aside for tenters, and a swimming pool and children's playground are centrally placed. Internet access is available in the comfortable TV lounge, a 7-day shop is next door to the camp and there is free wifi and a dump station. Your hosts are Ross and Christine. Sites are from $36 for two people.
(Formerly All Seasons)
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.
A camping location that boasts under-ﬂoor geothermal heating for your tent
so no chance of getting cold here! Enjoy a host of experiences in this cosy
camp environment, try cooking using the outdoor steam hangi oven, soak away
your cares in the hot mineral pools, dig your own hot pool in the lakeshore
(spade supplied) or inspect the bubbling mud hole from a safe distance. For
the more conventional cooks, there are outdoor BBQs or a bright kitchen with
all the usual equipment and adjacent outdoor dining space. Relax in the large,
comfortable recreation room with TV corner and table tennis that you’ll fnd
above the kitchen. The smart ablutions have oodles of hot water and a laundry
and drying room are available. The kids have access to a warm swimming pool,
adventure playground and track to the lake. A dump point is provided as well
as free wif, The 35 power sites cost from $24 per person, with tent sites from
$21 per person.
This holiday park is CLOSED.
An attractive, cobbled park entrance leads to a modern office and spacious,
level grounds enhanced with large trees. With 270 power sites and almost as
many for tents, they are never full. There is a central service building which
includes a kitchen/dining/community room that is well supplied with appliances,
and an outside covered dining option is available. There is a well presented,
modern TV room and lounge with a dining option. A light and airy ablution
block is clean and modern, there are also unisex units and extra toilets around
the grounds. A second facilities block has been added with two family or
disability bathrooms that have under floor heating and a spa. In the laundry
there is a generous supply of automatic equipment and a waiting room with
TV. An outside attraction is a BBQ/dining complex with a sink. Children have
an adventure playground with a jumping pillow, and there is a dump point and
car wash. With a free wifi spot at the gate, and a card phone and an internet
kiosk with free wifi are available, you are all set for your electronic needs.
This is the heart of stone fruit country with a market garden across the road,
and pets are permitted during off peak times by arrangement. Your hosts are
Catherine, Richard and Kay & John. Powered sites are $22 for an adult, and $11
for children, unpowered is $20 per adult and $10 for a child.
This camping ground is closed (if this information is incorrect, please contact us via our Contact Form).
Friendly, affordable accommodation. Sheltered powered and tent sites. Cabins,6 Bed Bunk Room, studio and 2 bed motel units. Wi-Fi and bike hire. Fully equipped kitchen, organic herb and veg garden, BBQ, TV lounge,(warm and cosy in Winter), swimming pool and playground. Situated on SH60, 2kms south of Motueka. Adjacent to Moutere Inlet and new Tasman Great Taste Trail cycle way. Free unlimited WiFi, organic vege and herb garden for guest use
On the edge of Motueka township is this lovely campground with well-kept grounds and beautiful mature shade trees. With 30 power sites and a landscaped area for tents in a garden setting, as well as a clean and inviting pool, this is a peaceful oasis. Guest facilities include free wifi and an organic kitchen garden, you can also buy free range eggs at reception. There is a separate comfy TV lounge, playground and large trampoline, as well as free storage and late check out. The smart new ablutions have hot showers with hairdryers, and there is a disability/family bathroom also available. The laundry and kitchen are fully equipped and everything is spotlessly clean and tidy. Several outdoor picnic tables have been provided, some are under cover. Being on the Great Taste cycle trail this is a great spot to stop, or you can hire bikes here to join the trail. Your very friendly hosts are Tony and Judith Peters. Tent sites from $18 per person, power sites from $21 per person. Your pets are welcome by arrangement, not in the rented accommodation though.
Very addictive camping with all the extras, including 24-hour internet hotspot, and an attractive, tropically bambooed fresh water hot tub and sauna area. In a pristine setting, the well-groomed sites are dotted with trees and this is the only campground in the centre of town but on the edge of the lake. Spacious well designed kitchens open to a bricked patio that invites alfresco dining, or use the brand new BBQ. A TV lounge with Sky offers comfort in a relaxed atmosphere, there is also a games room. The smart ablutions have under floor heating, disability and family bathroom facilities, segregated and unisex facilities are available. The laundry has excellent automatic machines, ironing equipment and a vacuum cleaner. Children will enjoy travelling on the good ship _Mountain View_ which will keep them safely at anchor while the parents sit under the _rustic_ gazebo for a chat, or they may like to play on the new jumping pillow. Free wireless internet Is provided and you can hire mountain bikes here. The sites include 80 with power and some especially for winter parking. Bryan and Georgia McChlery and their staff will look after you. Sites for two people are from $20, children under 14 years are from $10 each.
This beachside location is just 5km off S Hwy 10 and well signposted. The
office/store is at the entrance with free wifi, free showers, and free BBQ’s. The
main kitchen/dining room has fridges and freezers, TV, a cooking facilities plus
microwave, and other appliances. A laundry and dumpstation are provided
Your hosts are Jeff and Christine Kuypers. Prices are $18 to $21 per person
for a site. Children $12. Seasonal rates apply. Close to the Whaling museum
Bus tours to Cape Reinga. This is a safe swimming beach and a boat ramp.
Holdens Bay Holiday Park have an variety of accommodation choices to offer you – from fully-equipped Park Motels, to basic cabins and plenty of powered camp sites for your tent, caravan or motor home.
Holdens Bay Holiday Park boasts spacious powered and tent sites. There are 52 sites to choose from and they are well appointed, ready for your next planned holiday.
There is a dump station and drinking water taps, both are free for you to utilise during your stay.
Pets are allowed, under prior arrangement.
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.
Near the southern tip of Lake Wakatipu, this holiday park is full of mature trees and has a bubbly stream running through it. An ideal stopover between Queenstown/Wanaka and Milford Sound many of the sites have hard pads, and the tent sites are on well drained land. There is a small kitchen with ceramic cook-tops and a small dining room attached. You will find a TV, free videos, books and games in the TV room, and there is a separate room for internet. The ablutions have free showers and heating, there is a laundry and a guest BBQ. The park next door has tennis courts, and there is a café, local pub, and fish and chip shop within strolling distance. If you have any energy left, borrow the complimentary set of golf clubs and try the 9-hole golf course, or hire a bike. You can fish in the lake and there are several tracks nearby, including the round the mountain track which ends/starts in Kingston.
Right on the edge of Lake Hawea, this is a large camping ground with sites
scattered amongst large established shade trees. There are 100 sites with
power and plenty of tent site, this camp is a great place to view the sunset with
the light shining on the mountains over the lake, which offers a stunning natural
show. The office carries basic supplies and information on all the activities in the area, and there is a big fire place to socialise around. wo basic but clean kitchens with all amenities, one with a TV, also internet access, and free DVD
hire. Two basic, clean ablution blocks and a disability unit, recently painted and
modernised. The shower and toilet block is tidy, and showers are included in
the price. The laundry has automatic equipment and linen to hire, and there is a boat ramp. You can use the camp fishing rods, fish cleaning facilities, plus a fish smoker is provided for your catch. Plenty of activities for children, with a
playground that includes a couple of old tractors, and safe swimming in the lake.
Dogs can stay off-peak (end of January to December 20) and there is 30 mins
free wifi for guests, or you can purchase a 24 hour card. Your hosts are the
Burdon family. Tent sites $17 per adult and power sites from $36 for two adults.
Affordable accommodation close to Akaroa. Peaceful riverside sites for nature lovers.
Powered caravan, camper + Tent Sites
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.
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.
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
Heading east into Murupara on the main road, look for the Motor Camp sign
on your left just after the bridge. 29 powered sites and 32 non-powered
sites are set in 7 hectares of large trees. The hot showers are free as is the
Wi-Fi. There is a well equipped kitchen. Washing machine and dryer cost $2
each. Visit the Te Urewera National Park. This is a base camp for rafting the
Rangitaiki and is close to the Golf course. Your host is Daniel. Tent sites are
from $10 per site and powered sites $18 per site.
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.
In the heart of tui country (the bird and the beer!) this un-crowded camp is
located on the southern edge of Pahiatua township beside two hectares of
native bush. Sheltered by a high macrocarpa hedge, the grounds are beautifully
kept, with open sites of a generous size, some with large shade trees. The
ablutions and kitchen are basic, but lovely and clean. The kitchen has a stock
of pots, crockery and cutlery and the separate dining area is surrounded by
glass sliding doors and outdoor seating. There is a TV lounge also. On a patio
outside the kitchen you will find an automatic washing machine and dryer and
a dump station is provided. There is a BBQ for campers and a children’s play area.
Pets are okay by arrangement only. 18 sites have power and are $25
for two adults, $10 for each extra adult. Tent sites are $10 per adult with
children half price and under 5’s free. Your on-site host is Karolyn. Prices
subject to change.
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.
7km from Warkworth, Sandspit Holiday Park is designed around family
camping with lots to keep the kids occupied for hours. The camp has its
own little beach and jetty, with a floating pontoon. free kayaks are available.
The games hall has table tennis, soccer and pool tables. Take a walk down
memory lane through the pioneer village of yesteryear. A brand new kitchen
and ablutions block has just been completed. In the kitchen is a huge table
and large doors leading to a covered deck, The ultra-modern showers and
toilet are new. Enjoy your evenings in the BBQ/dining area. Play a game of maxi chess while the meal cooks, meanwhile the children can get friendly
with the donkeys and sheep. An ‘olde’ picture theatre houses the TV room;
maybe spend some quiet time in the camp library. Safe swimming here for
the children plus many other outdoor activities in the area. Wireless Internet
available. Your hosts are Jared and Zena Morrison.
This holiday park has 7 beachfront camp sites at $24 per night ($48 Peak rate) and standard camp sites at $23 per night ($46 Peak rate). There are also hardstand sites for Motorhomes and caravans at $23 per night ($46 Peak rate).
You can view a map of the camp here
With direct beach access, and glow worms across the road, this accommodation
complex with a farmlet attached, is a great place to base yourself in Hokitikia.
A well laid out camp, with established plantings and manicured lawns, the
powered sites form a semi-circle on one side of the central log cabin-style
ablution building. These are smart and immaculately clean, with soap and
hairdryers supplied, free showers, and a disability facility. The other side of the
building houses a modern kitchen/lounge with all facilities, and a dining room
is adjacent. A half wall provides privacy for a TV and lounge room, a great
place to sit to check emails with the free Wi-Fi. You will find a BBQ sheltering
under the eaves, as well as a spa pool and sauna for a small charge. The
laundry has fully automated machines and is available 24 hours. Your friendly
hosts are Tracey and Lance. Powered sites $40 for two people, $30 for one,
children are $10. Tent sites $32 for two, or $24 for one adult, children are $8.
For prices, please refer to the official website.
South Brighton Holiday Park is the closest seaside holiday park to Christchurch CBD providing the ideal base for you to explore Christchurch and the surrounding area whilst staying in an oasis of tranquil grounds with sheltered private sites and mature native trees.
Tasman Holiday Parks - Christchurch is a premier holiday park offering you entertainment in the indoor heated swimming pool with a curling slide into the water and toddlers pool. They also have a private spa available for use. Enjoy the jumping pillow, playground and games room which has pool table and table tennis. Hire pedal cars or bikes by the hour and keep the kids amused. There is a game called a Neos 360, the world's first electronic play system for the playground combining the speed and fun of video games with the explosive movement of aerobic exercise. There are communal facilities with showers, toilets, kitchen, dining room and laundries available for guests to use, as well as BBQ areas to meet fellow travelers. Email and wireless facilities available. The reception offers brochures and local information and advice to you. They also offer a booking service and information for most activities found in Christchurch and in fact the South Island. Both powered , non-powered and tent sites are available.
A well presented camp with trees and shrubs surrounding the grounds, new
plantings and local artwork placed around the camp. The TV lounge and
recreation room is tidy and has table tennis, a pool table and an internet
station. There are two kitchens with plenty of gas hobs and usual appliances.
One opens to a covered dining area, and the second kitchen is combined with
a games room. There is an attractive swimming pool with chairs for relaxing, and two BBQ areas. You can go kayaking or horse riding in the area or just
relax under a shady tree. There are 20 powered sites available, and 15 non-powered, and wifi is available. This camp is at the halfwat point on the Great
Taste bike trails and your hosts are Jo and Tony. Sites are from $15 per person,
$18 for a powered site.
We have a range of affordable Gisborne beach accommodation options including sheltered campsites and log cabins,
This beachfront camp is 14km north from the town clock in Gisborne, set between the highway and the sea. There are big shady trees scattered throughout the camp which covers 3.8ha and has an emphasis on catering for campers who are into their surfing, diving and fishing. Enjoy spectacular, uninterrupted ocean views from gently sloping grassy sites - matched with a handy boat ramp. There are tidy ablutions (including disabled access) with a laundry annex. The kitchen has all the necessary equipment including, BBQ, gas cooking and fridge freezers. There is unlimited free wifi available, but no cellphone coverage.
Recycling is encouraged and pets are welcomed by arrangement. Sites
are from $15 per person or $18 with power. Seasonal rates apply.
This award winning 5-Star Thermal Resort overlooks Lake Taupo/Tongariro National Park. With an great range of Accommodation. Big Bounce Air Pad, free WiFi, Hot Springs & Water Park, water-playground & day spa.
Facilities include lake view villas, superior lodges, chalets, family Motels, holiday park cabins, camper van, & tent sites. big bounce air cushion
Adjacent to iconic Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs, waterpark with three heated hydro slides & interactive zero depth warm water playground. Under cover barbecue facilities. Guests receive discounts to use the pools.
Formerly All Seasons Taupo; a quiet family park, just over 1.5 km from the town centre but not part of
the bustle of the main tourist strip. This well-tended camp has around 70
sites. most are hedged and dotted with shady silver birch trees and plenty of
picnic tables. The excellent amenities include a sparkling kitchen and dining
area, electric hob cooking, basic cookware, fridge/freezer and lunch bar. A
lovely central ﬂagstone quadrangle has gas BBQ and rustic timber-slab picnic
tables under shade sails. On cooler days head indoors for the TV room,
carpeted and cosy, or the well-equipped games room. Make the most of the
fresh air with the pleasant outdoor thermal pool and children’s playground.
The smart ablutions are light and bright, with excellent showers, a family and
disabled access suite and bathroom extras (liquid soap and paper towels). A
well-equipped laundry, dump station, internet kiosks and wireless hotspot are
provided on-site, and basic supplies in the shop. Your hosts are Carole and
Clive, and Ivan and Sue, along with their helpful team. All sites are from $50
per adult (Peak season).
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|
This lovely, eco-retreat on the right bank of the Whanganui River accommodates campers arriving by river.(Jetboat or Canoe) Or you can arrive road and Cross the Flying Fox (Aerial Cableway) The Campground has a flush toilet, gas heated shower or an outdoor fire bath in the bush for campers to use. Free Wifi is also available Your hosts are Kelly and Jane. Phone ahead to check availability. Camping charge is $10 per person per night.$5 per person for Cablecar. Great store on site - you can even get a cold beer.
Whangapoua Rd is just before Coromandel town, coming from Kuaotunu. Look for the green 'Tui Lodge' entrance sign. Campers wanting a pleasant rural stopover can camp in and around the complex's leafy gardens and orchards with free fruit in season and make use of the plentiful facilities in the backpacker's lodge. There are spotless unisex bathrooms, 2 kitchens with gas hobs and lots of appliances, a free BBQ and a summerhouse that's great for chilling out in. There is a free laundry, and free bikes. The lounge and TV room are cosy and comfortable. Your host is Dianne. Camping is available in the garden setting or in the orchard from $20 per person.
At the northern end of Waihi Beach is this large, immaculately-kept park, that offers a variety of interesting sites grouped into individual camping areas. The barrier arm entry ensures camp security and lots of mature trees, mainly pohutukawa, enhance the grounds. Choose from 70 powered sites, either in the main camp area at road level, or on the water_s edge across the road. A pretty stream divides the camp and you can feed the pet eels from the quaint footbridges. Plenty of smart ablutions and toilet blocks can be found throughout. Enjoy a modern central facilities block, with state-of-the-art fit-out in the caf_-style kitchen/dining area, ablutions and recreation areas. Everything has been thought of, with Sky TV lounge (huge screen!), gymnasium and sauna and a superb family room/nursery that is well-equipped with wet-day entertainment for the littlies. Even the superb laundry has had the treatment - with comfy seats and reading material provided. This attractive communal building spills out onto a landscaped dining/BBQ patio and pool area. Mountain bikes and surf boards may be hired. Aside from the nearby beach, the kids have a games room and great playground equipment, including jumping pillows, to enjoy. A bonus is underground TV cabling to most sites. Your hosts are Vicki and Ian Smith. Prices upon application.
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.
Look for the signs pointing to the Wairakei Thermal Valley walk, it is well worth the trip up the gravel road. Tucked into a sheltered glade, this small appealing camp offers rustic appeal and farm animals galore! Your hosts, John and Cathy, run an on-site licensed restaurant that opens from 9am until late, you can also order a steam cooked meal from here, but their speciality are the Devonshire teas they provide. Sit round a large roaring fire or relax outdoors in the garden setting and feed the peacocks and chickens that wander free. Camping on the 25 powered sites under the trees is random in style with older style facilities. There is a simple kitchenette, free showers, toilets and a single auto washing machine. If you have time then explore the 30 minute thermal walk for a small additional charge, you won_t be disappointed and see if you can spot some of the many native birds that abound in the trees. Powered and unpowered sites are from $16 per person and pets are welcome by arrangement.
There are 17 powered sites for motorhomes, caravans and other power-supported vehicles.
Then there are over 30 unpowered / tent sites with expansive unmarked space in the adjacent paddock can accommodate all types of vehicles buses, caravans, tents of all sizes. There is also remote riverside camping for self-contained vehicles only.
This camp is easily accessible in a level garden setting, and is only 6kms from Havelock. The ablution facilities are first class, with a disability unit, and the kitchen is excellent with a covered outside dining BBQ area. A good laundry and a comfortable TV and games room are provided in the 'Deadwood Saloon'. Trampoline and volleyball are available, the local river is good for trout fishing and many activities can be accessed from Havelock including the mail boat run. Your friendly hosts are Sheila and Reann.
Refer to the Price List for current prices.
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.
A few minutes walk to Whangarei city, very handy to shops and services.
A pedestrian bridge at the rear provides easy access to some local shops
although the camp store is well stocked. A choice of paved or lawn parking
for campervans is serviced by a wheelchair-friendly ablution block and dump
stations. The main amenities building has a ‘focal point’ kitchen, well equipped
and clean, that now opens to an eating area and comfortable lounge that has
easy chairs, TV, books, a phone and there is a playground for the kids. The
ablutions have well maintained showers. There is a good modern laundry.
Very big shady trees will protect you and the family from the worst of the heat.
A coin phone and internet facility are available, plus free use of the BBQ. Sites
at the back are occupied long term. All campsites are $18 per person. Pets
by arrangement. Your hosts are Brad and Clare.