Diverse vegetation surrounds the campsite. Watch for fantails, tui, bellbird, whitehead, riflemen and kakariki. There are short walks, day trips and tramps nearby
North Island ▷ Wellington Region ▷ Otaki
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This is a free campsite, but don't expect too much.. Although it is in nature, the facilities are not so great. Water supply is only from a river, but the toilets are much worse. Even though there are 4 of them, only one was opened and that was really something - everyone rather went to the woods... The only plus was the short walk you can take before going to bed.
한적하고 조용한 캠핑장. 화장실이 깔끔하게 유지되고 있습니다. 아침 산책로도 잘 안내되어 있습니다. 화장실 근처에 3G가 터진다는 안내가 있네요
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Beautifull place but the toilets are not so clean !
The long drop is still there but out of use. There are now well maintained portaloos with not a singke sandfly in them.
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Isabel van Megen
It is a beautiful spot right within nature. There is plenty of room for vans, tents and larger motorhomes. Only negative is the little dump toilet. It really should be renewed and is just nasty.
Apart from that it is a great spot and a good starting point for some walks and hikes as well
It was near the river but the toilet was horrible! It smelled, didn’t have toilet paper, lots of spiders and only one onsite. The trash was overflowing and the campgrounds smelled. It was worth the price...free!
Really pretty area and nice areas to walk around and nice to hear the river. Had a cool shelter with fire pit. Someone had ripped up the grass so was muddy and could not camp in a lot of the grounds and the long drops were pretty gross. We would still stay here again.
Nice little campground amongst the birds and the trees. Drop loo problem seems to have been sorted -it was nice and clean and even had toilet paper. Would happily camp there again.
Fabulous walks in the area.
Really pretty DOC campground but the drop loo was terrible. There was also a cat (from a caravan) that kept trying to get or food! Also a few sand flies, but the stunning waterhole made up for it all.
DOC basic campsite. Not far from the main road. Easily accessible. So many places. Shelter to cook. Shade. Really cool. Protect and respect nature !
Grand espace de verdure proche d'une rivière avec des gouilles pour se baigner
Beautiful spot. Several good places hard to find after dark. Very basic facilities but there is a shelter. Excellent place to stay on the way to take the boat in Wellington, but you risk staying too long in the morning.
Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍