Klondyke Corner Campsite

Klondyke Corner Campsite

Arthurs Pass



26 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

340 Basic Camping

19 Arthur's Pass



Klondyke Corner Camping Ground
Heaps of space


Klondyke Corner Camping Ground is a large open campsite surrounded by large trees creating a good sheltered spot. It is right on the banks of the Waimakariri River and is very popular in the summer. There is a large shelter with picnic tables in it - watch for the sneaky kea's that will try and steal your lunch.....!


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South IslandCanterburyArthur's Pass


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Maria's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

Nice site but so many sandflies we had to leave after 5 minutes!
Also, not a free camp, 8 dollars pp makes it a bit expensive for a family, especially as you cannot even be outside your campervan.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Lauren's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

No longer a free site, $8pp and you can pay via eftpos or credit at the info center in Arthur's pass. Lovely big field with beautiful views. Two long drops and a covered space for cooking/eating. Sandflies were okay as long as you stayed where it was windy.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Beth Carlton

Ranking: 5/10

TOO MANY SANDFLIES. Great effort by the council but sadly too many sandflies to even sit out and have a drink :( loved this campsite so was a real shame. Beautiful setting, great shelter for cooking and standard portaloo.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Liz's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Paid campsite, 2 long drops nice and clean. River nearly dry but still plenty of sandflies. Lovely view and not too noisy even though close to the road.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sarah's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

No longer a free site. $8/pp.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Nina Svensson

Ranking: 7/10

Now a Paid campsite, 8$ pp. Clean toilet. Some sandflies, but if you stay at a windy spot they are no problem. No cellphonereach.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Vincent's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Quite place close to the river. Toilets are very basics. This campsite isn't free anymore so it's a bit pricey for the spot

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Philip Page


Ranking: 8/10

Great spot, fantastic views of the river and the mountains, a little noise from the road and the odd train but nothing too much, loads of room, there were only 5 campers and some people tenting, great spot for family's to run a muck

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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