Lake Clearwater Camping Ground

Lake Clearwater Camping Ground


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15 Ashburton

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This is a back country camping ground on the edge of Lake Clearwater, adjacent to the hut sites. A basic reserve area where overnight camping is permitted. Toilet, water (required to be boiled for drinking.

Lake Clearwater has an honesty box provided. Great views of both lakes and mountains. Jet boating is permitted on the Lake.

There are absolutely no dogs allowed at both Lake Clearwater or Lake Camp.

Approx 650m above sea level, so it can get a bit cold.

The Lake Clearwater Reserve has an honesty box provided. ​Any enquiries relating to the camping ground at Lake Clearwater should be directed to


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Ashburton District Council

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South IslandCanterburyAshburton


  • Basic Camping


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IanClark's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Very pretty spot, however empty caravans prevail, many of them. Very very few spaces for travellers, and many of those have been blocked off by absent residents of the long long term caravans.
$10 per night, but no envelopes available, so wrote a note and dropped in box with the $10.
It's nice that fizz boats etc aren't permitted on this lake. Very basic toilet facility, has water which has to be boiled first
Rating would be higher if not filled with empty vans.

Reviewed 5 months ago