Waihi Gorge Campsite

Waihi Gorge Campsite

Geraldine

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22 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

134 Basic Camping

13 Geraldine

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Waihi Gorge
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Waihi Gorge Camping Ground

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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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Location

South IslandCanterburyGeraldine

Categories

  • Basic Camping

Contact

Calllocal

Accommodation

  • Unpowered Campsite

    Number of tent sites - 50.

    Adult $8/day
    Child $4/day

Reviews

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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 7 days 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 3 months 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 6 months 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 7 months 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 over 1 year 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 about 2 years ago

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Rebecca Lindsey

United States

Ranking: 7/10

We paid $16 for two people in an unpowered campervan site.
This is a big grassy area with nice views and very basic facilities, though the toilets do flush. Sand flies were present and annoying here. The spot seems to be in the middle of nowhere, so I wouldn't recommend driving far out of your way for it, but if you're in the area this a fine spot to spend the night! Good value overall.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Veronika Lipkova

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

The best camping site we have experienced throughout our two week holiday. Amazing scenery!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Nick Morrison

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