This is a lovely campground close to the rail trail for you to rest your weary
bones and have a shower in their clean and well-appointed ablution blocks.
Cook a meal in the kitchen, then eat It at the lovely outdoor area just outside.
Put your tent or van up amongst the beautiful trees and rose bushes, and
know that if It gets windy you will be protected by the established shelter belts
and pine forest to the rear. Keep the kids entertained in the two playgrounds,
plenty of room to play soccer, climb forts, or swing down the flying fox. Just
down the road is a four square, café, and information centre, as well as other
small town shops. There is a dump point, internet access, and credit card
facilities, and you can book online. Your hosts are Paul and Amanda. Power
sites, $36 for two people and tent sites, $15 per adult and $9 per child.
Just off the main highway you will find this oldie but a goodie. With a dairy
at the front entrance, and a takeaway food outlet alongside, you won’t have
to worry about running out of anything. Mostly return families, there are 50
sites with power and 15 for tents. The grassed camping ground is dotted with
trees and is situated to the rear of a large historic lodge. The amenities consist
of a small kitchen, old but with all the appliances you will need, ablutions and
a laundry with automatic machines. Campers can use the lodge facilities and share the communal lounge with its open file. The swimming pool is totally enclosed for all-weather use and a dump station is on site. Your hosts are Brent
and Kirsty Cowles. Tents are $16 per person and power sites $18 per person.
Only 20 minutes from Balclutha, this rural camp between Kaka Point and Owaka
is an ideal place to base yourselves when you are visiting the Catlins. Set
amongst farmland, the hills around the camp give it a peaceful air, and campers
are encouraged to meet and mingle. There is a coin operated washing
machine and drier, and the ablution block is clean and tidy, while work is going
on to increase the amenities. Showers are $2 for five minutes. The kitchen is
somewhat basic, a shed without windows, but there Is a vending machine and
hot running water outside to wash dishes. You can borrow a DVD and wifi
is available, both free of charge. All day breakfasts, pizzas and some takeaways
are available as well as some free veg in summer. Kevin and Sue are your very
friendly hosts. $10 per person per night, 5-16 years $5 and under 5 free.
Powered sites are also available.
One of those basic beach camp grounds that are sadly becoming rare. 50 power sites on well drained, flat ground. The large kitchen is basic but clean, and there is plenty of freezer and refrigerator space, and an outside covered dining area. Older toilet facilities are clean and tidy, and the laundry includes auto washers and a dryer. There is a trampoline for children, and
pushbikes available to use. It sounds like they have a lot of fun at this camp,
with a stage out back for musical entertainment and the odd golf tournament
with the locals. A short stroll down the road is a small pub, no doubt a
welcome sight on a hot day. Internet is available and your hosts are Stu and
Angie. Tent sites are $20 per adult, $30 for two adults, $13 for an extra adult
and $7 for children. Power sites are $23 per adult, $32 for two adults, $15 for
an extra adult and $10 for children.
Located on the Otago Peninsula, but only half an hour_s drive from Dunedin City is this small but lovely campground. Each powered site includes a dump station as well as water, and tents have their own cosy area, nicely sheltered. A new upper grassed level has also been developed for additional power sites. In the newly upgraded kitchen and dining area, you will find gas cooking, tables and chairs and TV, or enjoy a summer evening around the BBQ on the covered bricked terrace. Excellent ablutions include a good disability suite and a baby_s bath with hand shower, while the laundry has the latest automatic machines. The whole park is beautifully maintained, everything is lovely and clean, and you can see the personal touch you get from a family run campground. Internet access is available, and your friendly hosts are Kevin, Sherryl, and Elliot Charles. Tent sites $18 per person, power sites $20 per person.
With bush walks at your back door and the city minutes away this compact
park has 46 neat, level sites with taps. The kitchen is well equipped and the
dining hall has a comfortable communal tables and chairs. Off this room is a TV
annexe and down the hall are the toilets and showers which include a disability
suite. The laundry has plenty of automatic machines and there is a dump point
and well equipped children’s playground. You can leave your van tethered
and use the weekday bus service to the city. Surrounded by tall trees and a
gentle stream around two sides, there is the added attraction of glow worms!
Running this camp are John and Beryl. Tent and power sites $38 for 2 people,
a minimum charge of $24.
Studio Park Motel
Studio Self Contained
Two bedroom Motel
Kozy Kiwi Self Contained
This holiday Park is no longer open.
Aaron Lodge Holiday Park offers quality camping close to Dunedin City. With 40 power and tent sites in a small and secluded area, most of the grounds are level with some platformed tent sites. A covered walkway takes you to the excellent amenities block, there are two modern kitchens, and each have TV and dining facilities. Two fully automated laundries and a spa pool are available, as well as an indoor swimming pool. Sing-a-long to the piped music in the showers, or a great family/disability bathroom is available.
Try your hand at the 9-hole mini golf course, pit your skills against your friends at petanque, or make use of the unique outdoor games tables. If you look for meticulous standards in a pleasant environment, you will enjoy it here. Your hosts are Margaret and Lindsay McLeod. Tent sites $46 for two, power sites $50 for two people.
Fully Self Contained & Serviced Studio, Two & Three Bedroom Motel Units
Self Contained Units
12 Room Lodge
TV Cabins & Standard Cabins
Powered & Unpowered Sites, for Campervans, Caravans & Tents.
Dunedin Holiday Park and Motels is a carefully tended resort with St Kilda Beach and a golf
course right next door. Extensive grounds have been planted with young trees,
there are 70 power and tent sites, and all around the camp are beautiful murals
and silhouette paintings. The two modern kitchens have good commercial
equipment, while the separate lounge has a large screen TV. The ablutions
include a big bathroom (with a bath), a disability suite and a large laundry that
includes automatic machines and ironing equipment. A camp store is usually
open with takeaway meals available, and children are well catered for with a
large playground. The standard of housekeeping here is excellent. Check the online booking page for current rates.
Numerous sites scattered in an abundance of old trees, edging the large playing
field. There are 16 power sites at the end of a circular drive, behind the
council swimming pool. Old facilities but adequate for what is needed, the
kitchen/dining includes a fridge and a full stove. The ablutions are in good
order, while the laundry has an automatic washing machine and dryer, both
free of charge. A well-kept camp with a modern children’s playground, or take
a swim in the indoor pool complex that is alongside. A dump point is provided,
but the facilities are kept locked, keys are provided on arrival. This camp is
administered by the Clutha District Council, but there is an onsite caretaker
who won’t be far away. Powered sites are $15 per person, tent sites are $13
The accent here is on comfort, cleanliness and convenience. 24 power sites
are on level gravel, while tent sites are plentiful on the lawns. The grounds
are well lit at night and the camp includes an attractive and spotless kitchen/
dining/lounge. This well-equipped space has all appliances, cooking and eating
utensils, and you can watch the huge flat screen TV while you cook and eat. Sit
outside and enjoy the sun on the paved dining deck. The clean ablutions are
roomy with excellent appointments, gas hot water showers and a disability
unit. A well-equipped laundry with two washing machines, plus a dump point.
Just a short walk to shops and services of Balclutha, your friendly host is John
McGowan. One person $18, two for $36, add $10 for each extra adult.
Children under 5 are free, up to 14 are $5 each.