Balclutha Motor Camp

Balclutha Motor Camp


35 Rankers Reviews

10 Face-to-Face

2 Balclutha

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At Balclutha Motor Camp we offer friendly southern hospitality.

Balclutha is the centre of South Otago, has a full range of services and is the gateway to the Catlins Coast and Southern Scenic Route.

We offer affordable, comfortable accommodation with a choice of Cabin, Motorhome Site, Caravan Site and Tent Site. Our sites cater for all shapes and sizes.

There is safe off-street parking and it is a short stroll down to the town centre, supermarket, hospital and swimming pool. We are within 5-minutes drive of the golf course, bowling club, arts centre and gym.

We cater for domestic and overseas travellers, fishermen, holiday groups, family groups and school groups.

Special features:
- Families welcome
- Sunny sites
- Next to the Balclutha River
- Inspection welcome
-Experienced, friendly hosts
- Central location to amenities, shops, restaurants etc
- Off-street parking


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  • Camping Grounds
  • Dump Station


Showing 13 reviews of 35.

Suzanne's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Flat site $44 powered site for 2 adults. Good hot showers. Ladies shower very powerful. Short walk to town. Owner was helpful and suggested our route for the next day.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Mudford Family

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic wee camp ground with VERY friendly staff. Water pressure and temperature is superb! Bath for the kids was also VERY handy. Kitchen is stocked with everything. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ana and Rob

Ranking: 7/10

Lounge area is clean and warm - a plus in winter ! Quiet and orderly park, showers hot and free. Has a laundromat which is handy.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Robert Schwall

United States

Ranking: 10/10

This is one of the best places we have stayed on the South Island. The sites are nothing special but the facilities are excellent. Nice clean showers a large incredibly well equipped kitchen and a very reasonably priced laundry which is open 24/7. The host who is the owner is very helpful and quite friendly. The city water supply is however not very tasty so I would not suggest filling your tank.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Kaloyan Radev

Ranking: 10/10

Extremely cosy, friendly and wellcome! All facilities, extras as free barbecue and great citchen, some nice hints for the road and the sunset from the owner :-) Great spirit of the place and the people in it!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Suzanne's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Under new ownership.
Anete and Den have made this site special: it is spotlessly clean, the kitchen is fully equipped and the social area is comfortable. Hot showers and internet are free and internet has a strong signal throughout the site. But best of all is their warm welcome and local knowledge. Stay here if you can

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Lisa's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Campingplatz nicht zu riesig, größtenteils Dauercamper. Alles sehr sauber, große Küchenausstattung vorhanden.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Amelie Charrier

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice welcoming ! The owner showed us around. Everything is clean and tidy. Recommended place!

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Best value for money. Warm showers. Good advise. Friendly owner.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Svetlana Shriyan


Ranking: 10/10

Very nice place just outside the town
Very clean facilities
Well equipped kitchen and laundry
The owner s very nice and helpful
the sites very clean and green
definitely worth the stay
Highly recommended

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Lizzie V

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely place to stay for the night. $18 to pitch my tent, clean facilities and a beautiful, cosy kitchen and dining area. The owner is a friendly, welcoming guy.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Brigham Edgar


Ranking: 7/10

Very friendly and clean, a really warm lounge/dining/kitchen area. A few permanent residents but a great overnight pit stop👍

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Birjit Jens

Ranking: 10/10

Nice place, very friendly owner.

Reviewed about 4 years ago