In a picture-postcard sheltered bay is this mega-camping with 438 power sites. The village-type layout offers many extras including a well-stocked On The Spot Express store with wine sales, as well as the nearby takeaway or restaurant meals, and a post box, while the petrol pump is close by. The services include ablution blocks that are all tiled and clean and fully equipped kitchens and several laundries, while near the covered outside BBQs is a good recycling area. If you tire of the golden sands, you can play mini golf or try the mountain bike park. This is camping where a family environment is encouraged and your host is Den Petch. Eftpos available here. Prices range from $21 per night.
Please phone 03 543 9179 or fill out their contact form.
The sociable camper will get a kick out of this one as the local RSA makes its
clubrooms here. There is a generous area with plenty of trees, very close to
the commercial centre of Richmond. Mostly populated by permanents, there
is the odd spot available for tents and vans. Good tiled ablutions, there is a
disability unit, the laundry is well equipped and there is a dump point available.
A well equipped kitchen is provided with all appliances as well as a book swap,
and a phone is available. All amenities are clean and tidy. As part of the club
facilities is a full restaurant, and you sign in to the club as part of your stay. All
sites from $25 (effective March 2023)
What a lovely setting this camp has, nestled in a sheltered valley with native bush and only a few minutes from Kaiteriteri beach. This peaceful park-like camp is only a short drive to the start of the Abel Tasman track, and you can enjoy kayaking, swimming and tramping from here. Lots of space to choose from; larger groups take advantage of the communal hall in one camping area over the summer period, while another is open all year round, or you can get back to basic camping in the wilderness area and experience long drop toilets. Plentiful ablutions no matter which area you decide to camp in, all spotlessly clean and of good quality. The covered deck where you can sit in the shade and watch the children on the playground, is just one of the family orientated facilities available here. There is also a comfortably furnished lounge and a good dining area, and fully automated laundry facilities. A children_s programme operates at Christmas time and there are other summer activities such as music, movies in the hall and a water slide. Also in summer only is an onsite cafe, a real fruit ice cream truck that also sells fruit and veges. So many things for children and their families to do here, volley ball, a beautifully made concrete table tennis table, paddock golf, petanque, or take a walk to the hustle and bustle on the main beach. There are plenty of sites, with and without power, and some special large ones for big rigs, as well as offering accommodation over winter. Your friendly hosts are Roger and Sue. All tent sites are from $25, powered sites are from $35, and your pets welcome from February to end of November
This 22 hectare holiday park has many delightful sites, with lovely trees and a variety of terrain. Campsites are grouped in clusters, with shade trees and well serviced, recently upgraded, amenities. A sparkling new block of ablutions has gas hot water for the showers, full laundry, disability units, and a family room is provided. An excellent, bright, kitchen and dining area has a covered gas BBQ area, as well as comfortable seating and a pool table. On-site is a convenience store, mini golf, giant draughts, a fitness track, a mega bouncer jump pillow and children_s playgrounds, as well as pedal cars and bikes for hire. The cafe situated at the gate can provide breakfast, lunch or tea, and has a nice deck area for seating. The camp is right on Tahuna Beach, and close to the local BMX track and airport. There are dump points provided and wifi. Your friendly manager is Marcel and his team. There are around 850 camp sites. Refer to the online booking site for current rates. Note that seasonal rates may apply.
Here is a lovely environment for the comfort of campers with grounds that have smooth lawns and a myriad of mature trees. There are 180 sites, most with power, and an amenity block gives the camp some great facilities, all in spotlessorder. The kitchen with all facilities opens to a covered BBQ area with seating where you can watch the children on the jumping pillow. There is a TV lounge with internet and excellent tiled ablutions plus an automatic laundry. A spa pool is available and a heated swimming pool and sun lounging area is close to the adventure playground. A dump point is provided and storage is available for vehicles and luggage. This camp is close to the shopping and services of Motueka. Pets are welcome by arrangement excluding December, January and early February. Your host is John Taite and all sites are from $40 to $48 for two.
If your priorities are comfort, easy parking and squeaky-clean facilities, you will find them here. the closest camping ground to the city, the sites are in private bays with gravel, and taps are plentiful. Each van spot has a small lawn and are separated by beautiful trees that overhand the sites. The small grassed area for tents is well landscaped, but book ahead if you have a large tent. A good kitchen has all appliances with an adjacent outside dining area and BBQ. A card phone, comfortable TV room with Sky and internet area are here for your enjoyment. The excellent ablutions have good free showers and a complete disability/family suite is also available. The laundry has plenty of equipment including auto washers, dryers and iron. Enjoy the adventure playground for the children and a dump station is available. Your hosts are Peter, Benju and Jim and all sites are from $40 for two people.
Located 8km north of Murchison, this beautifully landscaped camp borders
the Buller river. All hard stands with good sized sites for buses and a level
grassed camping area for tents down by the river where you will not be
crowded. A modern central facilities block has a wraparound veranda for
outside seating, and includes a kitchen and dining area with TV, hob, microwave
cooking, all utensils and cutlery. The ablutions have good showers and toilets
with a disability/family suite and a laundry with auto machines. All amenities
are modern, clean and tidy, there are BBQs here and a dump point too for
quests only. Enjoy a dip in the river or try your hand at fishing, rafting, kayaking
or explore the bike trails and walking tracks in the area. Relax and have a
game of petanque or pavement draughts, there is also a chip and putt course,
volleyball, and croquet available. Your host is Karen Steadman, who also
provides seasonal veges and free range eggs from the office.
- Powered Sites: $20.00 per night per adult
- Non-Powered Sites: $20.00 per night per adult
- Extra Adult: $20.00 per night
- Child age 6-17yrs: $10.00
- Child/Infant age 0-5yrs: $5.00
- Cabins for 2 – Queen: usually $75.00 per night with linen included
- Cabin for 2 – Twin: usually $75.00 per night with linen supplied
- Cabin for 1 – Single: usually $65.00 per night with linen supplied
NOTE: Cabins only suitable for adults. No children please.
This camp will accommodate around 50 people in an area which is popular
with mountain bikers, trampers and cavers. It is also the main access-way to
the 176 metre marble shaft known as Harwood’s Hole. “Canaan Downs” is
central to some of the South Island’s most popular holiday spots including
the Abel Tasman Kahurangi National Park and Golden Bay and is well worth
a stopover for anyone just wanting a lovely spot to camp.
Reservations are essential, all sites are $25 per person and your hosts are Peter and Pete.
Autumn Farm is a boutique gay friendly campground just 3kms from Takaka township, and walking distance to the world famous Paynes Ford natural rock climbing area. Nestled within an exquisite three acres of private garden are 14 campsites amongst beautiful trees and manicured gardens. Popular with naturists, facilities include a laundry, kitchen, composting toilets, communal bathroom, and a plunge pool in summer. Note that this is a queer space with an international reputation, be yourself and respect others. Reservations are essential, all sites are $25 per person and your hosts are Peter and Pete.
A large camp with spacious sites, this is right on the edge of a sweeping beach with a boundary of sheltering trees. Roughly 240 sites are available, and you will awake to the sound of the waves on the beach. There is an easy boat ramp and a 7-day store. Two service blocks with modern kitchens and dining have all facilities; tiled ablutions, disability suites and laundries. Two other ablution blocks are within the grounds, and a Sky TV lounge has internet access. All facilities are spotlessly clean, bright and airy, and there is a good supply of outdoor taps, as well as a car wash and dump station. Directly across the road are several restaurants and bars, or sit at one of the lovely outdoor covered dining areas and cook on the BBQs provided. This is a well-maintained park with a children's playground and your hosts are Del and Brent Clarke. All sites from $20 per person. Minimum and seasonal rates apply.