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This is closed for accommodation as a motel/camping ground.

Last Update:

17/03/2023
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Address:
219 Johns Road Harewood, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

219 On Johns Holiday park has been sold and is no longer trading in its previous format. If your enquiry is regarding permanent accommodation contact Lisa at Inspire Residential 027 203 2421.

Phone(s):

0800 476 9637
Address:
84 Main St, Methven, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This attractive camp is tucked away from the main street behind the lodge complex, and is well sheltered by large, well-trimmed hedges. There are hard and grass stands with a well situated covered BBQ area in the centre, as well as other individual picnic tables. The amenity building has been converted from a small part of a huge historical grain store and is modern and tidy, with sensor lights operating throughout. All amenities are available in the well-presented kitchen, with cutlery and crockery supplied. The excellent unisex ablutions have roomy showers with a disability/family suite available, while the laundry is well equipped. The comfy lounge and dining area is a pleasant area and includes a book exchange, there is also wifi, a spa, sauna, log fire and pool table available. Close to Mt Hutt ski field and right in the heart of the friendly town of Methven, your friendly hosts are Luenne and Alex. Power sites are from $35 for two adults, and tent sites from $30. Winter rates apply.

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Phone(s):

03 3028875
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Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park has self contained studios and units, plus cabins

Address:
96 Morgans Road, PO Box 71, Akaroa, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

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.

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Phone(s):

03 3047471
Website:
Email/Contact Us: akaroa.holidaypark@xtra.co.nz
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Address:
200 Jacks Pass Road, P. O Box 11.Hanmer Springs, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

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.

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Phone(s):

03 315 7112
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Address:
200 Jollies Pass Rd, Hanmer Springs Reservations, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

With bike tracks through the forest at your door, this well sheltered camp ground with plenty of room for both tent sites and good flat areas for campervans. The ablution block is well presented with excellent step up showers, and the kitchen/dining includes a full stove and an internet station. Kitchen utensils are handed out when you book in, complete with tea towels and dishwashing liquid. Seating is provided under the trellised verandas, and there are free gas BBQs scattered around the lawns as well as a laundry. The whole complex is sparkling clean, light and airy, and all the blocks are linked by covered walkways. The drinking water is fresh from a spring, fill up your van or empty it at the dump station provided, a recycling station is also here.. This is campground has a lovely atmosphere, from the playground, badminton and volleyball nets provided, to the photos on the wall in the office that shows how the campers have fared over the years. There are bushwalks and mountain bike tracks in the area, or if that is too adventurous you can browse through the swap library, or the hot pools are only a couple of minutes away by car. Lee and Greg are your welcoming hosts. Tent and unpowered sites are $15 per person and 16 powered sites are available at $32 for two.

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Phone(s):

0800 3157478
Address:
Alpine View Holiday Park, 650 Main S Rd, Islington, Canterbury, South Island 8042

DESCRIPTION:

About 2km south of Hornby, and close to Templeton shops, is this camp on the
edge of SH1, with a number of long-termers and home-base buses, although
there is still the odd spot for the holidaymaker. Amenities include a TV room,
three kitchens, an ablution block (with disabled facilities) and a laundry. A gas
BBQ is available, and there are powered sites near the office for late arrivals.
A nearby garage has takeaway food or you can eat at the hotel, and there is a
dump station. Your hosts are Bob and Carol Christie. Powered sites are $45
for two people, with tent sites from $25 for two.

Phone(s):

03 3497666
Address:
1 Chamberlain Ave, Amberley, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

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.

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Phone(s):

03 3148816
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No. of tent sites:

20

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-6-24 > Predator control for Arthur\'s Pass East

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs

Last Update:

24/5/2023
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Address:
Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

 

 

A popular starting point for trampers heading to the new Casey Hut.

Bookings:

Bookings not required - first come, first served

 

Seasonal restrictions

During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult.

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Phone(s):

+64 3 318 9211
Email/Contact Us: arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
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Dog Policy:

Ashburton Holiday Park is only pet-friendly for our powered and non-powered sites . Please note pets must be on a lead at all times and are not allowed inside any Park facilities or rooms.

Last Update:

4/6/2023
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Address:
Ashburton Holiday Park Tinwald Domain, Maronan Rd, Tinwald, Ashburton, Canterbury, South Island 7778

DESCRIPTION:

This camp is currently a camp in two halves, with the older section slowly being phased out and a new section coming online. The older section of the camp is beside the many attractions of Tinwald Park and has plenty of level sites,
with large mature trees for shelter. The kitchen with dining area included, is functional and clean, there are also BBQ tables outside. Ablutions are all older but still clean, and include disability facilities. There are automatic machines in the laundry and a dump point, a separate building houses a functional TV lounge and internet. Free electric BBQs and picnic tables dot the grounds, and eftpos and email are available at the office. The newer section of the camp has been purpose built and includes both gravel and grass spacious sites, with sumps and water taps at each. There are ablution blocks only here at the moment, both brand new, clean and modern. The adjacent domain includes a swimming pool,
tennis courts, a miniature railway and a railway museum. Along the road is a vintage car museum and a golf course backs onto the park. Your hosts are Paul and Carolyn.

See the online booking page for current rates.

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Phone(s):

03 308 6805
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Dog Policy:

Certain sites allow dogs.

Last Update:

20/11/2021
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Address:
697 Ashley Gorge Road, Glentui, RD Oxford,, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Paradise found is the slogan for this camp, and how right they are. What a beautifully situated camp this one is, within the foothills of the Mt Thomas Forest Conservation Area, this four star Qualmark park is amongst 12 acres of native bush and has the Ashley Gorge River within its bounds. The campground is part of the Ashley Gorge recreation area and is close to many popular walking tracks and good fishing in the river. Amongst the tent and power sites are many shady trees, lots of room and very peaceful. There is a dedicated pet camping area, none are allowed in the rest of the campground though. A clean, tidy kitchen and dining area has hobs, microwaves and fridge/freezer. Ablutions have excellent showers with funky coloured doors and vanities, and there is an automatic laundry. The standard of cleanliness in this camp is very high, you can tell that hosts Sally and Wayne love what they do. The kids will enjoy the playgrounds and are welcome to bring their bikes, there are also blow up tubes for hire to go down the river on. A great place for larger groups with exclusive use of some facilities available, and one of the added attractions is the late checkout in the off season. Eftpos is available as is wifi, and a good camp shop.

Phone(s):

03 3124099
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No. of tent sites:

30

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Access to Campsite:

Campervan, car or caravan
To Book:

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

Sorry, No dogs

Last Update:

27/5/2023
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Address:
Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This standard camping site is just off the main road in the Arthur’s Pass village, almost directly opposite the visitor centre.

Seasonal restrictions

During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult.

Phone(s):

+64 3 318 9211
Email/Contact Us: arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:
15 Balmoral Station Road, Balmoral, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

A large flat area with many beautiful trees, scattered BBQs, and water taps
spaced throughout the park.  No problem to find a park, its a huge area.

You will find a clean toilet block with a disability suite, but take your rubbish with you as this is a zero rubbish camp. A dump point for porta potties only is available and there is a fire ban in place December 1st - March 31st.  The will cost you only $5 per family and season tickets are also available, $70 per annum for frequent users. Please pay at Mockett's Motors (Challenge) in Culverden or use the honesty box provided.

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Phone(s):

03 3148816
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Last Update:

10/02/2021
Address:
12 Williams Street, Kaiapoi, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

A large complex set of five hectares of grounds, mainly catering for large
groups. Not many sites available, and a few permanents, but what is there
is well maintained in a park-like environment. The camping area has a tiny
field kitchen, disabled facilities, and toilets, also a swimming pool, confidence course and dump facilities are available. You are not able to book ahead in this campground, and availability is dependent on what groups are on site at the time. Pauline and her team are available to help with your enquiries.

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Phone(s):

03 327 8007
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No. of tent sites:

12

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Access to Campsite:

By Campervan, Car or Caravan,

Fees:

Fees
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 DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

Dogs on a leash only

Last Update:

30/5/2023
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Address:
Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Camp amongst the kānuka forest just off SH7 between Hanmer Springs and Lewis Pass. Boyle Campsite is on the Te Araroa Trail and at the end of the five-day tramp on the St James Walkway.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Phone(s):

+64 3 318 9211
Email/Contact Us: arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
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Dog Policy:

Pets are welcome by arrangement.

Last Update:

20/03/2022
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Address:
44 Ward Road, Cheviot, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

What a beautiful setting this camping ground is in. A well cared for, tree
sheltered camp with numerous tent sites and 10 power points. You can enjoy
peace and quiet in a relaxed atmosphere. A round of golf maybe, or a walk
to the top of the hill to take in the views, perhaps you would like to try your
hand at fishing in the nearby rivers. A swimming pool with a deck, seating and
a BBQ is provided for your enjoyment. The roomy fully equipped kitchen/
dining area has been upgraded and there are plenty of tables and chairs, as well
as provision for outside dining. The laundry has new coin operated washers
and dryers, and the ablutions are very clean, with towels available for campers.

Pets are welcome by arrangement. Per night prices are, power sites are $35 for two, $25 for one. Non powered are $30 for two and $20 for one. Extra Adults are $10 each and Children are $5 each per night.

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Phone(s):

03 319 8607
Website:
Email/Contact Us: info@cheviotmcc.co.nz
Address:
Cheviot Trust Hotel, 43 Hall St, Cheviot, Canterbury, 7310, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Behind the hotel is a basic campground with room for 10 powered sites,
separated and sheltered by hedges. The ablutions are basic and the laundry is
available on request. There is no kitchen but meals are available at the hotel.
Sites are $10 per person.

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Phone(s):

03 3198616
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Address:
5 Kidbrooke Street, Woolston, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

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)

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Address:
Coronation Park, 780 East Street, Netherby, Ashburton, Canterbury, South Island 7700

DESCRIPTION:

Plenty of campsites to choose from, including powered and non-powered, grassed sites and hard sites. Tents, caravans and campervans are all welcome.

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Phone(s):

03 308 6603
Website:
Email/Contact Us: info@coronationpark.co.nz
Address:
Amberley (Delhaven) Motel, 124 Carters Rd, Amberley, Canterbury, 7410, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

A motel complex with power and tent sites, there are two areas to choose from. Lovely grassed areas are set back from the road and have established, large trees for shade. With recently renovated and beautifully clean amenities in one central block, there is a kitchen with good cooking appliances and fridge, showers, toilets, and a coin operated laundry. There is a small children_s playground, and just across the road is a supermarket. Brent and Gail are your hosts, and all sites are $35 for two.

Phone(s):

03 3148550

Superior Cottage
$300 for first two occupants
$50.00 per additional adult
$29.00 per child (under 12 years)

Deluxe Cottage

Standard Cottage

Bunk Room
Per Adult $35.00 per night
Per child (12 years & under) $19.00 per night
Per child (2 years & under) No Charge

Private Shearers Quarters Room
$100 per night

Address:
Flock Hill Lodge SH 73 Arthur's Pass, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Set on a 15,000-hectare sheep farm in the Southern Alps, this picturesque farmstay is 10 km from the hiking trails at the Cave Stream Scenic Reserve and 12 km from the Broken River ski area.

Rustic accommodations range from 2- to 4-bedroom cottages offering kitchens, lounge/dining rooms and satellite TVs, to a bunk house with rooms that sleep up to 6. Wi-Fi is available (fee).

Other amenities include a refined restaurant and a bar, a kitchen, and a lounge with a fireplace. Activities include bouldering, fishing, skiing, mountain biking and horse riding (fees may apply).

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Phone(s):

03 318 8196
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Address:
Glentunnel Holiday Park, Homebush Road, Hororata, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Drive in through the leafy entranceway to this camp, where many level grassed areas are broken by stands of trees. A central amenities building houses a useful kitchen, ablutions that are well kept and there is a laundry with automatic equipment. A swimming hole has been created in the river and there is a good playground for children. Nearby are tennis courts, a shop, hotel and cafe, and there is a golf course right next door (golf clubs may be hired at the camp). The nearest ski field is only a half hour drive away or go on the local historical walk. Rakaia and Waimakariri River gorges are each about 20 minutes drive for salmon and trout fishing. Your friendly hosts are Noel and Robyn Langridge, and all sites are $38 for two.

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Phone(s):

03 3182868

Fees per night:
$40 Powered Site up to 2 people
$35 Non-powered site up to 2 people
$10 extra Adult
$ 5 Children 5-15
Under-fives: No charge

Dog Policy:

No Dogs.

Last Update:

25/4/2023
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Address:
Gore Bay, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

The Gore Bay campsite is on both sides of Moody Street, with the shore
side camp set above the beach with access to the water and views to die for.
There are some stately norfolk pines and hedges for shelter and the facilities
are spotlessly clean with hot showers and a disability suite. A combination
porch style kitchen, dining and laundry area has cooking equipment, a fridge/freezer and an auto washing machine, all clean and tidy. The beach is safe for swimming and great for surfing. A card phone is close by.
You will see Buxton Camp as you drive in, right on the beach front. You can choose your own site and set if after checking the bookings board/map in the kitchen kiosk. It has new gas hot showers which are really good!

A flat paddock with the sea just over the bank, camping is around the perimeter so it can be used for cricket and bikes. There is an outside kitchen area for washing dishes, and basic but clean hot showers and toilets. Beside this camp is a childrens’ playground.
Neither camp has Eftpos or credit card facilities and no dogs are allowed.
Stop for a chat with your friendly hosts Mike Watson and his wife Kim Bestic.

POWERED SITES

Campervans/caravans must have a current Electrical Warrant of Fitness if plugging in to our powered site outlets, and power leads must be a minimum of 10 metres. Tents or vans plugging into power can only use an approved and tested ‘camping style’ power cord (with 3 long round pins), at least 10m long, with a safety RCD. Please make sure you have your WoF documentation and your tested, tagged power cord available for us to check if asked. You cannot connect vans or tents on multiple sites to one power source. Management reserves the right to unplug any connection that does not comply with regulations. Generators are not permitted at any time.
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Phone(s):

03 319 8010
Website:
Email/Contact Us: campgorebay@gmail.com
Address:
Greta Valley Camping Ground, 7 Valley Rd, Greta Valley, 7387, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Halfway between Christchurch and kaikoura, is this camp with large level sites on tree lined terraces. Plenty of shade and lovely green grass, there are 20 power sites and numerous tenting areas, as well as a tavern and cafe close by. The good amenities are spotless with roomy showers, a good laundry and the kitchen doubles as a lounge and dining area. Upgrades on the cards over winter and your pleasant hosts are Lyn and Robert. Tent sites $12 per person, power sites $15 per person.

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Phone(s):

03 3143340
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Overseeing Body:

Community Owned

Last Update:

5/07/2021
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Address:
243 Jollies Pass Road, Hanmer Springs, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Just outside of Hanmer Springs, is this spacious campground that takes you back to your childhood school camps. Tent and campervan sites are polka dotted between deciduous trees, all on flat land and with that beautiful forest all around you. The amenities include five well-appointed kitchens and dining rooms, and numerous shower and toilet blocks. There is a purpose built building with facilities for disabled people, and an exciting playground. This camp is well set up for large groups and with the new upgrades everything is spick and span. You can leave from here for a trip to the Molesworth Station, go fishing, mountain biking, skiing or tramping in the area. Tent sites and unpowered campervan sites cost $14 per adult and 76 per child. Please note that if the camp is hosting a school group, it cannot take casual campers so book ahead to avoid disappointment.

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Phone(s):

03 315 7202
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Address:
Hanmer Springs TOP 10 Holiday Park, 5 Hanmer Springs Rd, Hanmer Springs, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This is the closest camp to the village and thermal pools of Hanmer Springs.
There are level sites for the camper within the busy area, or others that are
more secluded, many with large shade trees. The kitchen with a stove and
microwave, opens to a bright friendly dining room, and a tiled ablution block  has a bath in the ladies area. A second facilities block has toilets, showers and
a new family bathroom, there is also another well-equipped modern kitchen.
The second dining room and adjoining modern kitchen with ranch sliders is
located in the back camping area, and the gas BBQ is popular for alfresco
dining. Disabled suites are available in both camping areas. An exciting
adventure play area has a jumping pillow, and a trampoline for the children.
You can play squash, watch TV, enjoy the swap library or go on the internet.
Fun bikes can be hired for use in the park, as can mountain bikes. Your hosts
are Richard, Jeremie, and Laura and prices are available on enquiry.

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Phone(s):

03 315 7113

Overseeing Body:

Hurunui District Council
Address:
Hurunui Mouth Road, Domett, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

A remote camp with just toilets and water, this site was looking pretty run
down last time we were through. It is listed in the Hurunui District Council
camping grounds, but is administered by the Domett Reserve Committee.
Maximum of 24 campsites but wouldn't take a large vehicle in there as the
sites are spotted around in amongst bushes and trees.  There is good fishing
in the river and the sea. No power but a site will cost you $8 per night to be
put in the honesty box.

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Phone(s):

03 3148816
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Address:
Kairaki Beach, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Situated above the mouth of the Waimakariri River, with a walkway from the camp to the river, this beautifully manicured park is a great spot. There is a village of well-settled caravans, immaculately presented with attractive mini-gardens. A large area has been set apart for casual campers, with views out to the hills and river. Hedged with pittisporums, and with water on each site, they are a great place to park. A bright, cheerful stainless steel kitchen and ablutions block is in this area, as well as an older one further down, all spotless and well kept, and all have been recently upgraded. The laundry has good auto equipment and your hosts are Bronwyn and Alan Waters.

A tent site will cost you $15 per person or with power $18. Unpowered sites are available at a discount for NZMCA members.

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Phone(s):

03 327 7335
Website:
Email/Contact Us: a.b.waters@xtra.co.nz

Last Update:

23/09/2023
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Address:
Kowai Domain camping, 12 Domain Rd, Springfield, 7681, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Bordered by mature trees in a grassy domain with access to good facilities, which are tendered by the local community. There are tennis courts and a cool playground for some activity.

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Phone(s):

021 203 8494

Cabins, onsite caravans, Powered sites, non-powered sites, Summer Season sites.

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Address:
18 Lucas Drive, Leithfield Beach, Leithfield, Leithfield Beach Mail Centre, Canterbury, South Island 7841

DESCRIPTION:

Leithfield Beach Holiday Park is a family orientated seaside camp located in North Canterbury with popular cafés and other attractions of the Hurunui District nearby.
Accommodation consists of power and tent sites, some with sea views, one cabin and three onsite caravans. The basic beach facilities are spotless, and the shared kitchen has an alfresco dining patio. Amenities are contemporary and include wheelchair access.
The facilities at the camp include a tennis court and a children's pool. Fishing, swimming and bush walks are some of the major recreational activities in the area.
There is a camp store that is open 7 days a week and takeaway caravan operating weekends.

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Phone(s):

03 314 8518
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Last Update:

5/10/2022
Address:
287a Okuti Valley Road, Little River, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Affordable accommodation close to Akaroa. Peaceful riverside sites for nature lovers.

Powered caravan, camper + Tent Sites

Prices are here.

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Phone(s):

03 325 1014 or 021 611 820
Website:
Email/Contact Us: littlerivercamp@gmail.com

No. of tent sites:

30

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Fees:

Free!!

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

Dogs on a leash only

Last Update:

12/7/2023
Address:
Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Camp beside the beautiful lake in a grassy area. Walk or mountain bike from here, or take a swim in the icy waters.

Located in Lake Sumner Forest Park in the Canterbury region.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Loch Katrine huts

There are three huts in the area that can be booked for a fee, managed by the Loch Katrine Association.

Contact: Loch Katrine Association lochkatrinehuts@gmail.com

Phone(s):

+64 3 318 9211
Email/Contact Us: arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz

Last Update:

17/09/2022
Address:
72 Barkers Road, Methven, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Next to the local A&P Showgrounds, this well maintained camping ground is laid out on open grounds with many large shade trees. Plenty of level sites with a choice of grass or gravel. In the amenities pavilion is a large, well-presented, functional kitchen with full stoves, next door is a TV and dining room with a cosy log fire. In addition there is a very large games room where you can play on one of the arcade games, have a game of pool or table tennis, even table hockey. Comfy sofas to sit on and several more dining tables in here too, or go outside for a game of lawn tennis. Internet is available, the tidy ablutions have metered showers, and the laundry has automatic equipment. A variety of shops are in the village within walking distance, you might want to have a go at hot air ballooning or take a trip to the snow at Mt. Hutt ski field, all of which you can do from here. Your friendly hosts are Darren & Rhonda Saunders.

Current rates: https://methvencampingground.com/#Rates

Phone(s):

0800 122 695
Website:

Overseeing Body:

Motunau Beach Ratepayers Association (MBRA)

Dog Policy:

Dogs must be kept on a lead and controlled at all times

Last Update:

15/03/2023
Address:
Lindsay Terrace, Motunau, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Motunau is a lovely beachside settlement, with a river opening to the sea. Not
right on the beach but at the river mouth, this camping area has pleasant open
areas with shady trees. Only flush toilets and water here, just turn up and put
your payment in the honesty box if no one is around as there are no bookings.
$10 per site per night (subject to change by the MBRA) .

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Phone(s):

+64 (03) 314 8816
Website:

Last Update:

30/1/2024
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Address:
Mount Somers Domain Camping Ground, 67 Hoods Road, Mount Somers, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Sited in the attractive domain gardens, there are many trees for shelter and picnic tables. Sturdy clean toilets and metered showers (two 50c coins for 4 minutes) are available. A basic kitchen, dining and lounge area has a stove, hot water, fridge/freezer and auto washing machine, all recently upgraded due to snow damage. A dump point is available, and an adventure tower and tennis courts are nearby. A great place to relax or enjoy the Mt. Somers walkway, explore the historic coalmines, fish, swim or water ski in the nearby lakes, or have a drink at the pub across the road. The friendly off site caretaker is Wendy Cullen. Prices are for the site, not per person.

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Phone(s):

021 176 0677
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Dog Policy:

Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement

Last Update:

26/04/2023
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Address:
Mt Somers Holiday Park 87 Hoods Rd Mount Somers 7771 New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

On attractive grounds with 27 powered and level sites, this camp has well-kept amenities including a cosy kitchen with full cooking facilities, including herbs for your use. Clean modern ablutions, with a disability toilet and free showers, and an automatic washer and dryer is available in the laundry. The recreation room has a pot belly stove and space to watch TV, have a game of pool for a small charge, or a game of table tennis or table hockey. A BBQ under a covered area is available to all campers, and dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. Your hosts are Georgie and Pete.

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Phone(s):

03 303 9719
Email/Contact Us: camp@mountsomers.co.nz
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North South Holiday Park 530 Sawyers Arms Rd Harewood, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

With the airport just down the road, and close to the city, this park offers various campsites for both vans and tents. Surrounded by large trees, sites are on both grass and gravel, and has an attractive tenting area with a mini kitchen. A large children_s playground, swimming pool and sauna are provided, and there are pedal bikes available for hire. The modern kitchen has all appliances and an outdoor under-cover dining area, there are two amenity blocks, all well presented. An on-site shop, restaurant, and a car storage facility are provided, and a courtesy van is available to take you to the airport within office hours. Wireless internet access and pets are welcome by arrangement. Your hosts are Julie, Steve, and Don. All sites from $40 for two adults.

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Phone(s):

0800 567765
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Okains Bay campground Okains Bay 7583, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

If you want a true kiwi camping experience, you will get it here at this sprawling
campground that boasts one of the best beaches on the peninsula and offers
safe, family-friendly camping in a beach front setting. There are two excellent
amenity blocks each containing a kitchen, toilets, washing facilities and coin
operated showers, as well as laundry facilities. Plenty for children to do when
they are finished swimming - flying foxes, a climbing frame, swings, slide and a
cycle track. Visit the highly rated Maori and Colonial Museum while you are
here or make use of the community tennis courts., there is a store located
in the village for your convenience and it's open seven days in peak season.
Definitely no dogs and no fires, there is a dump station available but you will
need to boil any water you use. Your friendly hosts are Darren and Michelle
Wallis Hartley. All sites are unpowered and charges are $12 per adult, $6 per
child (5 to15 years) and under 5 year olds are free.

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Phone(s):

03 304 8789
Website:
Email/Contact Us: office@okainsbaycamp.co.nz

Last Update:

27/04/2021
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Goose Bay, Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

There is no power but toilets and fresh water are available.
Sites $13 per adult. Showers and kitchen available at Goose Bay.

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Phone(s):

03 319 5348
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Overseeing Body:

Christchurch City Council

Last Update:

20/11/2022
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Address:
74 Wharf Road, Pigeon Bay 7583, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This is a seaside camping ground, which provides sea fishing and boating opportunities. Kayaking, boating and a tramp along the farmers vehicle track to the eastern head of Pigeon Bay.

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Phone(s):

020 4126 5130
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Pineacres Holiday Park 740 Main N Rd, Brooklands, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

On the north side of Kaipoi is this complex on the edge of State Highway 1. There are
quite a few permanents here, with the odd spot for casual campers in between.
Plenty of upgrades planned, but at the moment the amenities offer a kitchen
with full stove and an outside covered dining area. The ablutions and laundry
are plentiful and clean and there is a purpose built TV lounge and games room.
The adjacent licensed restaurant serves takeaway meals and a dump point is
available. Credit cards and eftpos are accepted, enquire for prices.

Phone(s):

03 3275022

There are 58 permanent sites.

Overseeing Body:

Rakaia Gorge Society Incorporated
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Address:
6686 Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road.Canterbury 7782., Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

One of Canterbury's best kept secrets. Nestled into the base of the Rakaia Gorge and located on the South Side of the Rakaia Gorge Bridges on the Inland Scenic Route. This camp has a new ablution block with toilets, hot showers and disability facilities. Instead of a kitchen there is a kitchen shelter where you bring your own cookers and equipment. (BBQ available for a small fee) A laundry tub is on-site. A free book exchange operates from the kitchen. There are plenty of picnic tables and BBQ areas, some overlooking the river. The area is beautifully kept and very sheltered with an abundance of trees. Sites are $10pp and to encourage family groups, children under 12 are free. Other attractions include Salmon fishing in the world famous Rakaia River, Rakaia Gorge Walkway, Jet Boating and Jet Boat Trips, It is close to Methven and Mount Hutt. If a site supervisor is not available there is an honesty box. An email version of our Things To Do info sheet can be emailed on request. Email request to graham@orarinursery.co.nz

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Phone(s):

03 302 9353
Website:
Email/Contact Us: graham@orarinursery.co.nz
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Rakaia River Holiday Park, Rakaia Hwy, Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

A well-established camp with an abundance of conifers for both shade and shelter. The office provides a wide array of fishing gear and basic food. Many sites are individually hedged and sheltered, 80 have power. An inground swimming pool, giant chess and draughts, a well-equipped playground with spring-free trampoline and a mini golf course are provided for the children. The kitchen is modern and well-appointed, also includes a dining area. There is outside seating under cover both here and in the BBQ area across the lane. The modern recreation lounge, complete with pool table and a _swap a book_ library, has a large TV and an internet station, wifi is available. Brightly coloured ablutions have large showers and the laundry has auto equipment. All the facilities are well kept, and there is a dump station on site. Centrally located for campers to explore the beauties of this region, ideally suited for the fishing enthusiast and for families. Your hosts are Sandy and Glenn. All sites are $38 for two.

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Phone(s):

0800 226772
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Address:
Rangiora Holiday Park, 337 Lehmans Rd, Rangiora, Canterbury, 7471, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Opposite the racecourse, the park entrance leads to level ground, with a
variety of pleasant sites scattered between the permanent campers. A tiled
conservatory is the focal point of the amenities block, with a large TV and
couches. To each side are the large kitchen and ablutions, all in good, clean
condition. There are automatic washing machines and dryers, and a dump
station is also available, some even on sites. Next to the playground is an in
ground swimming pool and a children’s splash pool. Families, sports teams and
groups are well catered for, and your hosts are Allan and Raewyn Campbell.
There are at least 20 sites with power at $30 for two adults and plenty of tent
or unpowered sites for $30 for 2 adults; $18 for 1 adult.

Phone(s):

03 3135759
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Rangiora Leigh Holiday Park, 433 Dixons Rd, Waimakariri, Loburn, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Large vehicles can enjoy this holiday park set on well kept, level lawns. With
the permanent campers to one side of the camp, casual campers have a choice of two amenities blocks.  One block is situated in the old Christian camp
building, and includes a large common room, a well equipped kitchen, ablutions
that contain disabled facilities, and a laundry. This block is old but clean and
tidy. The second amenities block was in the process of being upgraded when
we went through, the modern block will house toilets, showers and another
well equipped kitchen. There is space to spread out and enjoy the peace and
quiet of the country, a river close by, and pets are welcome by arrangement.
Your host is Robert McAlister. Powered sites are $28 and tent sites $25 for
two adults.

Phone(s):

03 3128872
Website:
Email/Contact Us: rangioraleighcamp@xtra.co.nz
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Address:
45 Doubledays Rd, Kaiapoi, New Zealand, Canterbury, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This is a large country camp with plentiful facilities, including those for disabled people. There are a lot of permanents in this park, but it is done very well. An immaculate kitchen has a microwave, rangettes and fridge/freezer. The laundry includes a children’s bath and use of an iron. The ablution blocks are very spacious with lots of good showers. A smaller kitchen and a laundry have been added to help in the busy season. A separate TV/dining room has double doors opening to the garden, where there is a children’s play area. Much hard work has been put into landscaping the grounds, which are colourful and well kept. Play golf on the 10-hole par 3 golf course, and eftpos is available. Please and make sure you book in advance as there are limited sites.

Phone(s):

03 327 5511 / 027 622 1057
Website:
Email/Contact Us: riverlandspark@xtra.co.nz
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