Set in a park like setting with mature trees and private sites away from road noise. Central to all Wairarapa attractions – Aotearoa’s own Stonehenge, Castle Point, Cape Palliser, Paua World and entrance to the Tararua Ranges. Walking distance to town and restaurants. Take a quick stroll to the train station for a day trip to Wellington (FREE to Gold Card Holders). Enjoy our recently renovated Ablution Block and pet friendly camp.
Long Bay Motor Camp offers you a beachfront holiday destination in sheltered bays surrounded by native bush. There’s access to an on-site boat ramp, fishing charter, playground, kayak hire and paddle board hire. Enjoy fishing, water sports, safe swimming for all ages, or attempt the kauri track. It’s a leisurely 3km walk to Coromandel Town for cafés, restaurants, and boutique shops. Dog friendly camp, 15th Feb - 15th Dec.
Central Park Camping is situated in Greymouth, the largest town on the rugged West Coast and an end access point for the Tranz Alpine Train. Cycle the easy West Coast Wilderness Trail, hike the Croesus Track or visit Shantytown - a gold-rush town replica. Head to Monteith’s Brewery, for a tour or tasting, only 100 -150 metres away from Central Park Camping, and is a safe place to park whilst you enjoy their hospitality.
A boutique campground set in idyllic farm surroundings and lavender gardens. Overlooking Hokitika Golf Links, it’s a small walk to the beach and the Mahinapua river, running alongside the camp. Kayaks are available for hire and mountain bikes to use on Hokitika’s trails. There’s a netball hoop and volleyball area, a small shop, and if you want to see the glow worms – the camp provides free trips to the caves.
Donegal House sits on six acres of tranquil gardens with the backdrop of Kaikoura's most prominent landmark, Mt Fyffe. With a licensed restaurant and homely Irish bar, it’s a unique setting for functions and events, where you’ll receive the traditional warm Irish hospitality. It’s also a great base to experience Kaikoura, famous for whale watching and swimming with dolphins & seals. See a diverse array of seabirds and explore Kaikoura’s many natural wonders.
Mawley Holiday Park is nestled in a sheltered, peaceful setting on the banks of the Waipoua River, with open spaces, stunning specimen trees, a children’s playground and BBQ area. It’s the perfect base to explore Masterton and the beautiful Wairarapa. Only two minutes walk from Masterton’s recreation precinct with an adventure playground, heated indoor & outdoor pool and a hydro-slide. See the nearby skate park, museums, mini golf, cafes and shops!
Located in a park like setting, three words have come to identify this campground in the Hawkes Bay’s most northernmost town of Wairoa- clean, tidy and very friendly. If you’ve had your fill of the river-views, a supermarket and a kid’s park just around the corner for those winter days when there’s a bit of sun.
Whakatāne Holiday Park is centrally located and only a short walk or cycle along the Whakatāne river pathway to cafes, restaurants and the White Island Tours departure point. Visit NZ’s only active marine volcano or take a 5-minute drive to the much loved Ohope Beach. Enjoy Whakatane’s many walking & cycling tracks, visit the famous ‘Lady on the Rock’ statue and explore ‘the Kiwi Capital of the World’.
Directly opposite the harbour on the main street in Whitianga, the sandy beach across from the camp is a good place to launch a kayak or explore the estuary at low tide. Stroll to nearby cafes & shops or to the "Lost Spring", one of New Zealand’s top spa destinations with thermal pools & treatments. The park boasts a camp shop, boat wash, fish cleaning area & E-bike hire.
A mere 10 minutes away from Whitianga, Kaimarama and this campground offer a more tranquil vibe from the usual Coromandel tourist bustle. And there’s a bonus- over 400 to be precise- of birds housed in 45 aviaries. But it’s not all exotic macaws and finches; there are full amenities including a play area for the kids.
*TRAVEL APP - under the CampSaver Category . *ONLINE - a downloadable PDF list available at nzmca.org.nz/the-campsaver-program updated with a few more participating camps. When searching on the Online Travel Directory under Travel & Explore, your location search will show current participating sites identified by the familiar yellow-coloured CampSaver logo.
The NZMCA currently uses these acronyms- CDS, camping grounds with dump stations and CWO, camping ground without dump stations- to categorise sites listed under its Park Over Property Program. You'll see this system and numbering system- the numbers are a current site's numeric identifier- in the printed Travel Directory, the online version of it, and in the Travel App.
Yes there is- for information about this as well as other details about the program, copy and paste this URL on a new browser to go to the page https://www.nzmca.org.nz/the-campsaver-program (you can find the page on the right-hand side in the drop-down menu under Travel & Explore).