Last Light Lodge

Last Light Lodge




12 Rankers Reviews

0 Face-to-Face

4 Camping Grounds

3 Dump Station

1 Tuatapere



Feature Value Info


South IslandSouthlandTuatapere


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds


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Kiwi's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Very good spot, lovely staff and facilities. Showers require coins which we were provided at check in for free. There is a pub/restaurant on site which does great food so we enjoyed a night off cooking.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Thomsen Family

Ranking: 10/10

Great place, Nice private sites, birds singing, friendly staff - whats not to like :-) Their cafe has lots to offer of coffee choices, milkshakes, muffins etc. Also dinner and breakfirst offering - really Nice!

Reviewed 3 months ago

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S Becker

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful little gem of a campground! We came based on the reviews and it did not disappoint. Cute little restaurant and cafe at reception where they sold fresh produce from their garden. Kitchen was a good size and only gave them a 9 instead of a 10 as the bathrooms only have 1 male and 1 female stall in them ( but they do have 2 separate facilities so plenty of space during our stay).

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Christian Polster


Ranking: 10/10

Based on the many great reviews we decided to stay for one night. When we arrived it was clear to us that we would extend our stay for two nights. This place is by far the best that we have seen during our two months in New Zealand! Lovely hosts, great food (cookies, cakes and on Sunday's bread) and drinks, organic veggies (awesome price), clean facilities and the price was outstanding. We paid 32$/night for 2 adults for a powered site which was only 6$ more than a scenic DOC but there was a lot more to get. A great spot to relax from all the driving and definitely worth more than a quick stay for the night. Highly recommend this last light of New Zealand!

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Luiz Gustavo Damasceno Ribeiro

Ranking: 10/10

Definitely a highlight of the trip for us. The site might be out of the way but the restaurant, campsite, beaches, and caves nearby make it a worthwhile destination.
The restaurant boasts homemade foods, jams, organic produce, a variety of wines and beers, batista coffee. If you're not up for that there are barbecues, a well stocked kitchen, or the local Four Square. The kitchen is well equipped and clean. Also the toilets and showers are in good condition (coin operated showers, they can give you change at the cafe).
The tent sites are large and separated from each other by trees and bushes. Powered and unpowered sites are close to all the facilities.
Try the jam!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Andrea Majer

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice place, very nice stuff, everything what you need and more for a very little price, and a good restaurant too. I can't understand, why there are so less people.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Jun Zhang's avatar

Jun Zhang

Ranking: 10/10

We come from Switzerland and stay 6 weeks in North and South NZ. This is the best valued campsite we had:
+ 2 people powered site for $32
+ friendly receptionrestaurant with good coffee and organic menu (sometimes live music)
+ $2 shower for 3 minutes, very clean
+ $3 laundry/ dryer, very clean with washing line and pegs
+ home made production (free range eggs and vege garden)
+ quick wifi without limit
+ bush track to the river

And and and......

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Marinette Kegels

Ranking: 10/10

Nice place and clean. Bit old accommodation, looks vintage but why does everything must be "nouvelle vague"?. It is a place that I come back. Good restaurant if you won't cook. People are very nice
The road and the region is very beautiful.

Reviewed about 2 years ago