What a place! Not too far off the main road, down a narrow unsealed section - watch out for sheep. Beautiful beach, vast grassy areas, seals, striking cliffs as well as a good surf beach. The famous Purakaunui Falls are not far away. This camp site is definately well worth the trip.
Phone: (03) 477 0677
Phone (intl): +64 3 477 0677
Purakaunui Bay Rd, Catlins Coast
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Just a superb place to stay. Right by the beach, fires allowed and spectacular white cliffs are there see too. You might even see a sea lion on the beach. Don't be fazed by the drive in. Sure, it is a bit narrow for the last km or so but any vehicle can drive in with ease given awareness of other road users. We loved this place.
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Beautiful campsite. A fair way off the main road so nice and quiet. Plenty of space and great spots so it didn't feel cramped even with lots of other people. Incredible views over a gorgeous beach. Drop toilets, no shower, wifi or phone service.
Most beautiful campsite we have been to. Next to a nice beach with sea lions!! Such an amazing view! The toilets were clean but no toilet paper. The drive is long and on gravel but it is really worth it! Doesn't have a shower or WiFi as said in the app of course.
Great overnight spot! Bit of snow on the road on the way down but it is the middle of winter! Watched the seals come to shore in the evening and back out to sea the next morning. Amazing!
We at Rankers NZ, love to meet travellers on the road and share in some of the freedom. That's why Rankers NZ invites you to come and stay for free at our chill riverside overnight parking area in the Motueka Valley at the top of the South Island.
Not many facilities but nice beach and nice view, swimming in the ocean may involve swimming with sea lions.
Impressive surroundings, we appreciated the tap in one of the toilets so you can wash yourself. Very quiet, because it's far from the road.