Waihi Gorge Campsite

Waihi Gorge Campsite

Geraldine

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24 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

12 Geraldine

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Waihi Gorge Camping Ground

Information

The Waihi Gorge Camping Ground is a huge grassy area with lots of rocky outcrops creating a terraced area with a stream running through the middle. It is a really sunny open space and is great in the afternoon. There are rubbish/ recycling facilities here. Please note that the surrounding farmland is private property.

To get here head out of Geraldine via Main Road North, onto Woodbury Road into Waihi Gorge Road.

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South IslandCanterburyGeraldine

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  • Basic Camping

Reviews

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RichterAlisa

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful, wide campsite, definatley worth 8 bucks p.p. furthermore there was a very nice camphost who was happy to Help with any problems.
Toilets are super clean, river nearby is warm and nice to swim unfortunaley no trouts to fish there, so that wohl 9/10

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Elaine

Ranking: 8/10

Our first camp out of Christchurch. Lots of room to camp with clean, flushing toilets. We had a great time exploring the river and the drive in, though a little long, was through beautiful countryside,so worth it. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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ScoutnIndi

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

This was a beautiful campground, it was a bit of a drive out of town but worth it. Huge camping area, we were the only ones there when we stayed. Beautiful stream that you can camp near. Clean, flushing toilets on each end of the campsite. We would definitely visit again.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in June 2019

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Mads Mossin

Ranking: 8/10

Really nice doc site. Freindly manager. Clean toilets. Beautiful surroundings!

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2019

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TP&MM

Ranking: 9/10

Very helpful, chatty lady host. Chose a nice spot for us with a view. Proper flush toilet was clean. Grassy areas and some have space for camp fire.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Henk Sjon

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Yey! Finally a campsite which offers fire making options! We were so happy! Untill the rain began to fall... Nevertheless the campsite is well taken care of and has an fine toilet site. Good place to stay overnight.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in December 2018

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Clara Rawlings

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views, we especially loved how peaceful it was, I think there was only one other camper on the entire site! Easy self registration $8per person. Cool that there are fire pits which help to keep the sandflies away!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot by the river. Very friendly caretaker. Toilets flush and clean. Great spot for a night or two and close to town.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

DOC Managed

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 😍

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Nick Morrison

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