12 Units, $75 - $140 for two people, Some can sleep up to 6. See here https://www.oakurabeach.com/oakura-beach-holiday-park/overview_idl=1_idt=4028_id=23153_.html
South-west of New Plymouth, turn towards the coast off SHwy 45 onto Wairau Road and follow the camp signs for 13 kms. This is true beachfront camping at Taranaki's most popular swimming, surfing and windsurfing beach. Breathtaking views with just about every site looking out to sea. The camp is in two parts, with sites in the lower camp spread across two levels, some with stunning views of the Tasman Sea and others in a sheltered valley. The upper part is on a quiet terraced area above the main camp and is surrounded by bush and native birds. The amenities are good, although usage can be high at peak times. A well-equipped, sparkling kitchen has plenty of bench space and modern appliances. A great alternative is the BBQ. There are roomy showers and all the bathroom extras. Automatic machines can be found in the laundry and a dump station is provided. Although there are 117 sites with power plus 60 for tents, pre-booking for summer is advised. The office is located over the road from the camp and there are a selection of books, games and tennis rackets available also. Your hosts are Al and Jan. Extra services include a wireless hotspot and pets are okay by prior arrangement after Waitangi Day, until Christmas. Camp sites From $22 per adult.
At the top of the Tahora Saddle is a camp ground with fantastic views to the
Central Plateau including Mount Ruapehu. Use the camp as base to explore
the historic trails of the Forgotten World Highway. The campground has no
powered sites but is in a lovely bush setting with simple facilities of a long drop
toilet (with a view!) and a BBQ kitchen. Up near the house there are hard
standing powered sites and a high quality bathroom with hot shower which
can also be used by those camping on the lower area. of the campground.
There is a new outdoor covered kitchen. Your friendly hosts are Rob and
Annie. Unpowered sites are $12 per person, powered hardstand van sites, $25
for 2 people. Excellent rest point for cyclists. Please cash only.
Half an hour from Hawera, an attractive bush-reserve approach leads to this
beachside camp. Opunake is a traditional holiday spot, with the rest of the
sheltered bay housing the surf club and an artificial surf reef just offshore. Nearby activities include boating, surfcasting, swimming and water skiing.
The grounds are level grass, with 95 powered sites and 10 tent sites in a
ribbon layout. The amenities block has a kitchen with stoves, bench cooktops,
microwaves and fridge/freezers. A TV lounge/dining area has outside dining
under shade sails. There is also a large paddling pool and lots of adventure
play equipment. Supplies are available at the camp shop. Superb toilets/
ablutions include a disabled access suite and there is a laundry an d dump point
provided. No pets here please. Your hosts are Lisa and Jase All sites are
powered $44 for 2 adults, $10 per child. $5 for under 5.
Tourist Flats, sleep 6-8 people, 2 bedrooms, $90 for 2, $20 extra adult, $10 extra child. (2-14 years)
Kitchen Cabins,sleep 4-5 people, 2 bedrooms, $65 for 2, $20 extra adult, $10 extra child.2-14 years) Use park facilities.
This colourful beachfront camp just north of Mokau township is perched right next to the black sand beach, nicely sheltered by dunes and shrubbery. The camp is traditional style and family friendly., Its river mouth locality offers a choice of freshwater and sea fishing, as well as whitebaiting. Or you can enjoy a long walk on the 3km stretch of beach between Awakino and Mokau Rivers. The camp has over 60 powered sites and plenty of room for tenting. The well-loved facilities include a bright, but small, kitchen/dining area with TV, which opens to an outdoor dining deck and BBQ. Hotplate or microwave cooking and a fridge/freezer are provided. There is a fish cleaning area for you to prepare your catch. The main ablutions have token-operated showers plus there is an extra toilet block for the far reaches of the camp. A laundry annex at the rear of the main block has automatic washers and a dryer. Plenty of taps means only a short walks to fill up with water. A dump station is available. Your hosts are Paul and Pamela. Unpowered sites are $16 per person, $18 for a powered site. Children $8 unpowered site, $9 powered site. Pets by arrangement only $5 per per pet.
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.
A great spot to ‘fritter’ away some time, this simple little holiday camp is on a
terrace above the beach and picturesque Mokau River mouth. You’ll find cosy
camping at the rear of the café on 20 immaculate, level, lawn sites - all enclosed
with sheltering trees. Your hosts at the Inn sell groceries, cabinet food and meals.
Some postal facilities are also available. The camp kitchen is roomy with plenty
of appliances, some cookware and crockery. A pleasant TV lounge has a stash of
reading material. Clean showers and toilets include a disabled access unit and
the laundry facilities have coin-operated washing machines. Hosts are Clare and
Dave. A powered site will cost $15 per person per night. Non powered sites
$10 per person.
20 powered sites, 25 tent sites. Kitchen and dining room, fridge freezers, laundry, toilets & hot showers. Short stroll to beach and river – safe swimming. All facilities included in tariff.
Tariff: 1-2 adults (all sites) $20.00
Extra adult (over 14yrs) $10.00
4 years - 14 years $8.00
Under 4 years free
Turn off SH3 onto Pukearuhe Road, and travel 6kms to Beach Road to find
this beachside retreat including a seasonal cafe with lovely outdoor area, a 6
hole golf course, a tennis court, a large recreation room with pool table, table
tennis Clean communal kitchen and toilets, and a laundry. Explore nearby
White Cliffs Walkway, go fishing or swim in the ocean. There are 12 hedged,
sheltered grass camping sites. . New Camp Managers are Margie and Brett .
All camping sites are $20 per person per night, $10 per child. Bookings are
needed prior to arrival.
Just north of Urenui, look for the blue TransitNZ camp signs to the wellmanicured
seaside holiday village that marks the entrance to this camp. Right
beside the golf course and Urenui River mouth, this is a busy park with a choice
of attractive sites, some by the water’s edge, 133 with power and 30 or so for
tents. There’s a great playground for the kids, or enjoy the natural beauty of
the river and ocean. Takeaways are available at the on-site general store selling
all the necessary supplies. The two amenities blocks are simple but clean, with
key access to the showers. The kitchens offer a range of cooking options and
fridge/freezers and the laundries are well equipped. No dogs please. Your
hosts are Ian and Teresa Hayston. Tent sites are $44 for two adults and on
powered sites are $42 for two adults.
An 8 km drive through coastal dairy country from SHwy 3 at Waverly leads to
this pleasant rustic camp just over the dunes from the beach. Local attractions nearby are ‘Cave Rock’ and fishing. The 28 powered sites are on a grassy paddock edged with flaxes, leaving plenty of room for tents. To the rear of the camp is a great playground for the kids. The main building includes a
serviceable kitchen and a simple recreation/dining hall and there are outdoor wood BBQs. The older-style ablutions are tidy and kept locked when there are no guests.
The code to access facilities can be obtained from the Waverley LibraryPlus office 9 - 5 Monday to Friday and Saturdays 9.30am - 12pm where camp fees are also paid. $15 per night per powered site or $10 for tents (this covers 2 adults and 2 children on a site).