Kinloch Campsite

Kinloch Campsite

Glenorchy

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29 Rankers Reviews

10 Face-to-Face

242 Basic Camping

19 Glenorchy

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A view of Lake Wakatipu from the Kinloch Camping Ground

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Kinloch Camping Ground is a great place from which to start the many walks around the area such as the Greenstone or the Caples walks. The campsite is along the edge of Lake Wakatipu and is an awesome area to just relax, have picnic and check out the amazing views.

This campsite is managed by Kinloch lodge on DOC's behalf. The nearby Kinloch lodge is available if you wish to purchase meals or showers, shop facilities also.

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Location

South IslandQueenstown RegionGlenorchy

Categories

  • Basic Camping

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Accommodation

  • Unpowered Campsite

    Number of tent sites - 20.

    Adult $13/day
    Child $6.50/day

Reviews

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PIPPA

Ranking: 9/10

Quite a way down a gravel path but well worth it. A truly beautiful spot, by the peaceful lake and surrounded by mountains.
It has a nice little resturant next to it which served lovely food. The resturants lodge also offer showers but you have to pay.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Andrius

Ranking: 9/10

Unlimited showers are 10$ now. Not the best, but you get hot water, flush toilets and even some body soap and hand soap. Showers only from 8.00-10.00am. There is no electricity socket if you want to you use blowdry. Views are amazing, few wooden tables and benches in the meadow.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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JT

Ranking: 3/10

nice views to lake wakatipu and the mountains arround. but thats all you have. very good Spot for a few dollars but definetily not a scenic. 13$ for nothing but the view is too much

Reviewed 6 months ago and experienced in January 2019

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Charlesbrooksphotographer

Ranking: 10/10

Magnificent spot, right on the water, very private. We were the only ones here. Mountains by starlight were astonishing. Simple toilet but that’s fine. Gravel road in is high quality and fine for any kind of vehicle. Plenty of turning space.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Suvi Honkanen

Ranking: 4/10

Shower at the lodge is actually only between 8 and 10 am and costs $5. Lodge now operated by grumpy people.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Basic spot. Great views. Long drop toilet quite smelly. Good to have lodge nearby - staff member was very friendly. Mulled wine delicious on a rainy evening.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Anthony Brooker

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What an amazing little spot. Room for a few campers. Picnic tables and fresh water supply. Not that cheap but managed real-time by the lovely lodge. You can pay them directly instead of using the box. Advantage of lodge bar, cafe and restaurant. Great walks right here plus cycling.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Breanna Alexander

Ranking: 10/10

Great little spot, very quiet and serene. Nice little restaurant there as well with very friendly staff. Few sand flies around but nothing major - we went mid December.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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