Number of tent sites - 50 The site of the historic gold-rush town of Lyell, this large grassed campsite is easily accessible. Walk to the battery and take an alternative loop back to the campsite.
This camp is at the southern end of Greymouth, use the new walkway/cycle
path to the beach, or let the children play in the well-equipped playground that
includes a jumping pillow. With around 50 power sites, some of these are on
hard stands for vans, and the same number of tents sites, all on level grounds
and with BBQ tables. The two kitchens provide excellent cooking and dining
facilities, one opening to a pleasant TV room with internet, and a small indoor
BBQ room. Ablutions are clean and modern, with liquid soap and disability
friendly. There are plenty of automatic washers and dryers in the laundry, as well
as sofas, chairs, TV and internet to use while you wait. Other attractions include
a games room with pool and air hockey tables, as well as arcade machines, a
private spa pool can be booked, and a dump point is provided. For some extra
fun go-carts can be hired and there is a shop located in the reception area.
Matt and Steph will look after your needs. All sites are from $40 for two people
On the scenic coastal highway some 26km south of Westport is this lovely camp surrounded by native bush. There are 15 power sites (most on gravel) and around 100 tent sites, all on level ground with trees and punga for shade. Reasonably close to both sea and river fishing, you can also go gold mining tours, underwater cave rafting and a cafe just down the road. The kitchen is a bright and airy space that comes fully equipped, alongside it is another room with seating and TV. The ablutions have all been recently updated, they include a beautiful wooden vanity unit and are tastefully decorated. The laundry has washing machines and dryers, and is newly painted, and wireless internet is available. A new addition is a children's playground, and pets are permitted by arrangement. Your hosts are Graeme and Lana. Tent sites are $15 per person, power sites are $17 per person. Children under 12 years are half price, and under 5 years are $2.50.
Greymouth KIWI Holiday Park & Motels. is adjacent to the beach this smaller complex is just 6 km south of Greymouth. The level lawns are well sheltered by bushy trees. There are hard stands for vans many in the shade of the trees. A modern kitchen (with 1 full stove) has a comfortable carpeted TV lounge adjacent. The ablutions are well appointed with tiled floors and a disability suite. The park has an automatic laundry, and an internet kiosk, free spa pool and BBQs. Children have a selection of safe play equipment. BBQs and picnic tables are scattered in the grounds. Dump points are available. Your hosts are Linda and Steve. Tent/powered sites - $30-35 for 2 people ($12 each adult and $7 per child) Seasonal rates apply. Specials for long term stayers.
Listen to the sound of the surf and sea pounding on the Pancake Rocks. Sealed roads and contoured land, gives privacy and shelter to this lovely large coastal camp which appears to be well drained, even in winter. There is a fully equipped electric kitchen, and a gas one available for large groups. Between them is the dining/social room. An alternative is the al fresco covered dining area off these rooms. The ablutions are roomy, tiled and immaculate with a good disability suite. There is a laundry and a sometimes much needed drying room. Walking distance to the local pub, with shopping just up the road, and eating places nearby. Lots to see and do, this is a great base to explore the spectacular West Coast, learn to surf, or try out a paddleboard. No pets please. Your friendly, helpful hosts are Craig and Sue. Tent sites are $17 per adult, and $8 for children, powered are $20 for adults and $9 for the kids.
With a bush backdrop, lake views, and a marina at the end of the road, this
is boatie heaven. An old style campground that is ready for some attention.
The kitchen is small with usual appliances and some cutlery and cooking
utensils, alongside is a TV room with seating. The ablution blocks are large
and roomy but could do with a good clean. The laundry automatic washers
and a dryer and there is a dump point here. The reception area doubles as
the local shop, and Eftpos, credit card and email facilities are available here.
Lake Brunner offers trout fishing, beautiful walks, glow worms, and in summer
the lake is a good temperature for swimming. There is a stunning swing
bridge walk that starts just a few hundred metres away at the end of road
carpark. Your hosts are Grahame and Jacki Ott. Power sites $17, tent sites
$15, children under 12 are half price.
Rapahoe Beach Holiday Park is a favourite place for groups and families (including your furry friends) to spend your holidays and experience camping the old school way, literally in the grounds of an old 1930s school! Located just 11km north of Greymouth, this quiet, secluded location immediately on the beachfront offers a range of facilities and activities for your comfort and relaxation – all while being central to a range of popular West Coast tourist attractions. Favourite pastimes for visitors include swimming in the “school pool” or on the beach, gemstone hunting, fishing, observing the local seal colony at Point Elizabeth, checking out the amazing geological papa rock and limestone features on the rugged northern point, or whitebait fishing on the river nearby. Maybe you would just like to simply read a book from our library or teach the kids a few of the old school board games? There’s something for everyone.
Motorhome and caravan sites (powered or non-powered), as well as tent sites available. Due to renovations by the new management, there are limited cabins and caravans for hire. These will be added to as the grounds are further developed.
Goldsborough Camping Ground - This sheltered and secluded campsite is the site of an old gold mining town. Explore the gold mining area and try your luck fossicking in the creek.
This camp has six powered sites and room for a few tents, on the lawn behind
the hotel. The recycled railway station is now a services block with a platform
sun deck, where a kitchen is housed in the waiting room. If you don’t feel like
cooking though, you can always eat at the hotel. Ablutions contain a couple of
showers (no extra charge) and toilets, there is a TV and comfy chairs provided.
An automatic washer and a tub are in the laundry and your hosts Jack and Anna
McInroe. Tent sites $15 per person, powered $19 per site, children are $5.