Twelve Mile Delta Campsite

Twelve Mile Delta Campsite

Queenstown

Reviews

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Klaudia

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic. Easy to get to. So much space.
Surrounded by the hills with Lake view.
Mobile reception pretty OK. Toilets clean.
Love it. Sun rises just above the hill at the Lake side.
It is a must if you are in this area.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Libby

Ranking: 7/10

About 15 minutes from queenstown. So a better option than paying for the expensive campsites in the town. Toilets aren’t much. Lovely view but a tad expensive for what there is.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Chieco Family

Ranking: 9/10

You need to pay to stay. However it’s 20min from Queenstown and perfect place to stop with the camper and do daytrips. They have toilets and running water to wash hands. The lake and views of mountains very beautiful. They have some seating by a lot of sites. It was lovely and quiet and very handy.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Taylor

Ranking: 7/10

This is the perfect position if you’re wanting to spend the evening in Queenstown and stop off somewhere fuss free to sleep the night. There are limited resources, however it is spacious and felt very safe. We were very far from our neighbors and there was plenty of room.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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JT

Ranking: 6/10

nice campsite close to the town and a good alternative to the expensive holiday parks in this area. but very loud and much sandflies.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2019

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Helena Wong

United States

Ranking: 8/10

15mins from town. Lots of people here the one night I was there, but spread out in a way that doesnt feel too crowded. Water is recommended to be boiled before use. Clean bathrooms, but otherwise no other facilities. Minimal sandflies.

Cheaper if you stay more days. There was a different rate for 4 or 7 consecutive day stays.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Megan Belanger

Ranking: 10/10

Plenty of campsites in both sun and shade. Lake was beautiful and great for a swim or paddle boarding. Clean toilets! Awesome walks in the area. We walked to Bobs Cove in the morning and it was a great start to our day. Beautiful views and location.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Henk Sjon

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Queenstown is a town you must visit while travelling through NZ. Too bad the parking is absolutely garbage and the overcrowded streets are everywhere. Luckily there is this campsite. It is a short 10 to 15 minutes drive along the coast. The site itself has a great view and we stayed there 2 nights because it was so relaxing. You have acces to a lot of walks there and even a Lord of the rings movie scene. Nice.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in December 2018

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Ruddah

Ranking: 6/10

Large DOC campsite by the lake. Great views. Campsite itself can accomodate a lot of vans, but stretched out enough to have your own space. Close enough to Queenstown to jag a cheapie site.
DOC collect fees here even if have pass.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Inna

Ranking: 5/10

Not my favorite. The location was nice. The lake looked really beautiful. No cell service. The toilets weren’t great.. don’t know why you have to pay $13 p.p

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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M Elsten

Ranking: 6/10

2p. For 1 Night $26. I tink it is quite expensive with no facilities on site. Good toilet though. When visiting queenstown for a whole day you pay $30+ parking, then you're better of staying at the holiday park in queenstown for $50 a night.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Maycamper

Ranking: 8/10

Spent one night in a tent. It's a lovely site, with access to the lake and a few walks. Its claim to fame is as a Lord of the Rings filming location. It's quite a large site with numerous toilets. Also had (non-drinking) water and wash up basins. As a side note my hayfever was terrible at this location, beware!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Raphaele

Ranking: 8/10

Quite a big camp site but is layout in a way that you can still feel secluded. Toilets are basic but reasonably clean. The sand roads aren't optimal for the super windy conditions you can get there - a lot of sand ended up in our van and our food. $13pp seemed a little pricey in comparison to similar campsites we've been to. The site is only a few meters away from the lake shore where you can spend a beautiful and quiet evening.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Indy

Ranking: 7/10

Ended up here since it was pretty cheap and close to town. Not the best layout but probably an ideal spot in the heart of summer. Bathrooms were decent. We’ve been having better luck with nice bathrooms at the free locations than pay locations.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Raylene Harvey

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Great spot outside of Qtown and reasonably priced considering the price of other campsites in town.
Plenty of parking and several very private spots.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Laura Clay

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Great place, lots of spots. Great veiw and toilets. What else do you need for $13 a night 😊

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Tish Arellano Munro

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, easy access, plenty of good spots to choose from. Toilets were clean, but no shower. Oh well, you can always bath in the lake if you don't mind a little hypothermia :) Got a spot by a camping table and scored 1 bar of mobile data on 2d mobile if you stood like an idiot on the table with your phone in the air!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Louis Goring-Morris

Ranking: 7/10

Very large and busy site, drive to the far side to find more space. Just a short drive from Queenstown and a good spot to watch sun rise. Well managed and landscaped, although could probably to with more permanent toilets. £13pp

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Jos Mulder

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot with plenty of space and clean, basic facilities.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Rasmus Lundgaard Nielsen

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic location by the lake and a nice campground with both open and more private spots.
Good toilets and easy access to Lord of The Rings location (where Frodo and Sam eats potatoes).
We would definitely recommend this campsite!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Katrina

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Stayed here on the 1st night of 2018 and it was packed. $13pp is fair considering proximity to Queenstown, nice sunset views, easy lake access, decent walks on site, # of clean toilets available and ample amount of space (makes this a good option if searching for a camp late evening).

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Marco Albrecht

Ranking: 8/10

Really nice campsite, good view, few sand flies. Basic toilets only.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Annina Jarvinen

Ranking: 8/10

Nice campsite by Queenstown. Taps and nice toilets.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Jenny Jaye

Ranking: 10/10

Spent two nights here, including one day just at the beach reading. It's absolutely gorgeous. Stunning view and great beaches, lots of walks in the area. Lots of flies sadly. Clean bathrooms. $13 per person.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Runa Lindblom

Ranking: 10/10

This was a lovely spot to camp for an evening and a great spot to access the Bob's Cove and Mt Crichton tracks. Nice and close to Queenstown and accessible when other campsites were blocked off by snow on the road etc. It was the down season when we stayed but the facilities were well maintained. The campsite staff were friendly (and also understanding when we had misread the DOC pass guide for free sites.) The views at the lakeshore were awesome!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views and walks. Close to Queenstown. DOC pass apparently no longer accepted so had to pay caretaker doing the rounds at night. Basic facilities with long drop toilets - they were clean and didn't smell.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Nathan Lal

Ranking: 8/10

Good location. Not far from Queenstown about 15min drive. A little expensive given the facilities are basic. Beautiful spot for sunset or sunrise next river! Have your money ready for when the site manager comes around. He will knock on your window!!

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Madi

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Lakeside camping ground, minimal sandflies. $12 per person.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Lucile Gendre

Ranking: 7/10

Nice view, a lot of room. Close to Queenstown (15minutes drive). $13/pp is a little bit expensive ... only two toilets for all the campsite.. but clean.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Roeland Driessen

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

Nice location with view on lake and mountains. Long drop toilets were clean, however with the amount of visitors not enough. Had to que up in the cold to go to toilet. No kitchen, no other facilitates, however priced the same as Holiday Parks with all facilities, so way overpriced. Will not come back.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Alyssa Barbieri

Ranking: 5/10

Not much privacy, water needs to be boiled or treated, loud campers when I was there who didn't respect the 10 PM quiet hour, people coming and going at all hours. The surrounding area is nice and the close proximity to Queenstown is great. The facilities are basic - no cooking shelter, drop toilets or porter johns - but clean. I probably wouldn't stay here again and would look to stay at Moke Lake.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Rogina de Jong

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful location (right by the lake) with lots of space. There are a couple of long drop toilets which were pretty clean. However for $13 each it seemed a bit expensive for the facilities you get. The lake was beautiful but very cold to swim in in December ;-)

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Verena Fendt

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot at the lake. Very clean. Just a few minutes from Queenstown.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Lavkesh Patel

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful site with a very nice Manager with required information of the town. Clean 4 toilets. 15 minutes from town with best view.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Alvin soh

Singapore

Ranking: 9/10

It can get really cold!!! Nice place for camping, toilet facilities. Plenty of space to choose from. Great camping option for sunrise, sunset and short walks!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Michelle Klein

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Cheap, in the process of trying to create private sections for sites with plantings, long drop toilet - clean, no showers, about 15 minutes from Queenstown with beautiful views over lake towards mountains and Queenstown. Quite, not many campers, easy walk down to lake, friendly manager and sandflies!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Kim Donze

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely DOC site with views of the mountains! Amazing when the sun sets and rises! 15 minutes out of Queenstown. Man in charge very friendly. Flushing loos and long drop. Cheaper alternative to staying in the town to save some money and get better views!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Jacqui Deans

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Arrived in the dark in winter but managed to find our way around the site. Lovely views in the morning. No facilities but ok for self contained camper vans and a cheap ($20 for family) alternative to the expensive Queenstown sites. Only 10 km out of town.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Beth Goodrich

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Plenty of space, beautiful views to wake up to, however for $20 for the two of us unpowered was pricey. Only facility is a port-a-loo toilet with no sink.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Rita Ashby

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

This is a huge camping area provided by DOC, not many other campers when we arrived but it certainly filled up over night. Toilets were adequate and the views were great. Would definitely come back again. Picnic tables were available as well.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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E Janssen

Ranking: 10/10

We really loved this spot. Beautiful scenery, would have loved to stay longer here. Not that far from Queenstown.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Fija V

Ranking: 7/10

Located next to a small toilet. Was okay. Nothing special. No sinks on the side of the campsite where we are. Lots of space though.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Connie Hopper

Ranking: 7/10

This place is nothing special but the closest, cheapest place for camping near Queenstown. Lots of space and picnic benches. Toilets were drop toilets but not the worst I've seen. We stayed here a few times after going tramping etc.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Tatiana Rochereau

Ranking: 7/10

The cheaper campsite not far from Queenstown. Very big. Toilet was far from our site. Beautiful sunset with the lake. Walks around. Water from tap and shade. Owner friendly. Protect and respect nature!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Antonio BENITEZ

Ranking: 4/10

Very big basic camp. Average toilets. Plenty of people, but being so big you can always find a place, though not by the the lake. Rather expensive considering what you get.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Katrina Thomas

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

This is very unlike other DOC campsites. It is DOC manged and is a short drive from Queenstown and not located in a National Park. I think the land maybe Council owned. It is not walking distance, you need a vehicle. It is a great location being on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. It is a large area with many different site options. Drive around the whole area before making a decision on where to camp. Not all sites have a lake view and not all sites are private. Great for families and works best with self-contained caravans and motorhomes as there isn't many toilets. The DOC ranger is very friendly, polite and vigilant about payment so don't stay if you don't intend to pay the well priced $10 per person night rate. Dogs are welcome at $2 a night and must be kept under control or else it wrecks it for everyone. Very busy at New Years so first in first served. The lake is very accessible. Will be back again as it has a native bush under the hill full of NZ Wood Pigeons and other birds.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Ahmed Mohsen Aly

Netherlands

Ranking: 2/10

Not worth the money. I've been to better free sites.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Evelyn

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Campground with toilets for $10 p.P. There's a nice Lake close-by.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Stephanie Poppe

Ranking: 7/10

Good location close to town next to the lake. Very big campground so in the evening it became quite busy even mid April. Clean basic facilities maybe not enough toilets according to the amount of campers.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Adam Wight

Ranking: 7/10

As is often the way in Queenstown this site charges more than it's worth for its facilities. $10 per person per night. There are just 4 toilets (vault) and a few taps for water, no sinks to wash up dishes and no undercover areas. I have been to DOC sites which cost a lot less and been provided with more and better (flushing loos) facilities. You can't see the lake from the site and it can get quite crowded. Better than paying $36 for a site in QT though!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Katie Scholl

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful lake and great view over the mountains. Toilets are okay, but not great. Good price for being close to Queenstown.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Averil Brown

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot but it was raining so views not appreciated.
A bit of a long way out of town. Very basic facilities so as a stop over works. Felt quite busy as limited options in Queenstown itself.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Bert Gielen

Ranking: 8/10

A great spot near Queenstown. No gravel road to cross. It can be busy and thus loud and dirtier facilities. Not the best if you want to relax for the day. 10 $ /pp

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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M Pruden

Ranking: 8/10

Great spot with gorgeous views of lake & mountains. Two good toilets with tap water from lake. Cheap for Queenstown & worth travelling the extra few kms out of town. $10 per adult $5 per child early Dec. Loads of space.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Jessica Quirk

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Gorgeous DOC site about a 10 minute drive from Queenstown. $10 pp which I thought was pretty good compared to other Queenstown prices and considering its supporting NZ conservation which would go towards the planting of the many new trees that have recently been planted. Beautiful scenery with mountains and lake wakatipu for a back drop. The Doc manager was really friendly. Really good value if on a budget and looking to go camping not glamping.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Guillemette

France

Ranking: 8/10

A good campsite with an emplacement for solar shower and clean restrooms. 100 place, no power sites.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Karolina Gren

Germany

Ranking: 5/10

Very bad toilets! Not really close to the city but on the Lake Wakatipu.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Claudia

Germany

Ranking: 3/10

10$pp was really expensive only for a place to sleep in our campervan and dirty toiletts. the only good thing was the nice view

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Mark

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Well maintained - restroom not so much.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Tomas Shairi

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Basic site, clean bathrooms but confusing where to park, too many bushes blocking the views.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Sander and Eliza Hembrarskamp

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

We drove from Te Anau to Queenstown at the end of the day and arrived here at night. We woke up to find that we were surrounded by amazing mountains and great views! $10 per person but with clean and long-drop vault toilets. Also loads of walks that start from the car-park. Water comes straight from Lake Dispute. The drive there might be rather icy during winter.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Karel

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Shower (cold) would be nice here for $12 but smiley personnel.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Simon Tanguy

France

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice and beautiful campground with really nice owners, too many sandflies.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Anna Guzewiez

France

Ranking: 9/10

Really good spot, really nice owners, clean, but during the high season a big queue at the toilet.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Janis Gallois

France

Ranking: 10/10

Nice views, nice walk at the Twelve Mile Delta, +++ shower area in Moke Lake.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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David Krasner

Israel

Ranking: 9/10

Great campsite, well equipped, near the lake and the city (Queenstown - 15 minutes), but too much population - a lot of people and very busy.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Philipp

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

One of the bestTop 10 locations so far.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Andrea Morello

Italy

Ranking: 10/10

This is probably the best DOC campsite in all of New Zealand, the ranger is lovely, the surroundings amazing and credit cards are welcome for the payment, $6 per person.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Mara

Italy

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful view, friendly caretaker, lots of space, clean toilets.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Sophie Wolters

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

A good and big camping place right next to Lake Wakatipu. $6 per day, toilets and tap water that you can drink. A very nice woman collects the money and there are always nice campers.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Matt Hyland

England

Ranking: 9/10

Road to Glenorchy from Queenstown. Great location if visiting Queenstown. DOC site so $6 per person, good campsite, busy.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Lena Wacker

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Really big campground, bushes and boulders give some privacy. Many water places, water from a lake. Very wonderful.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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mcp hm

United States

Ranking: 5/10

extremely crowded and noisy. the rangers are nice and the lake is pretty. closest low cost camping to queenstown, we didnt try parking in the city because of all the signs threatening instant fines. its close, but its not that close, a steep winding drive. good if youre on your way to glenorchy anyway.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Ann-Kathrin Wacker

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice location at the lake, 2-3 toilet houses, no drinking water.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Jesper Andersen

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Big area. Clean toilets.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Lena Jensen

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Great location, nice clean toilets, friendly caretaker

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Daniel Naveh

Israel

Ranking: 8/10

A big place near the lake, good location near the town.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Mayan Goddat

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Big place, near the lake, clean toilets and many places with tap water, not so many sandflies.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Thomas Roche

France

Ranking: 5/10

Basic, complete with toilets near Lake Wakatipu, you cannot camp near the shore and the grass was really high.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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arnaud paquet

Belgium

Ranking: 9/10

We stayed there for 2 weeks and it's the best place to stay in Queenstown. Cheap (6$), huge campground, basic facilities, along the lake Wakatipu with wonderful landscapes! But it's a bit far from the town (10km) and the last days were very crowded.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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patrick+ katerina

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

DOC. Very nice location with clean basic facilities. Close to the lake. Gravel ground. Friendly caretaker. Please leave your place clean.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Pokari

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful views are what this place is all about. Basic facilities and gravel sites - choose a site high up to get the best views of the mountains and lakes. Best when not busy.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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s_smith

Ranking: 10/10

Stayed here in May, camp managers made us feel welcome and safe after we had a bad experience camping on the roadside. Very clean facilities and the views are fantastic

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in May 2013

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Socea

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Nice people, heaps of room, clean water.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Douglas Walker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly caretakers, beautiful spot.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Andrea Lang

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

DOC - place next to the sea, many mosquitoes but silent and okay.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Lea Scheuvens

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

13 km out of Queenstown. Big campsite next to the Wakatipu Lake by Queenstown. Closest and cheapest spot to the city, facilities not best but a good place to stay.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Leticia Martin

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice campsite near Queenstown with ample space and basic (but clean) facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Puma17

United States

Ranking: 7/10

Just off the lake this location provides a nice area that is cheap mins from queenstown. The area is old river oxbows so it is reclaimed riverbank that has gravel and rocks. Some areas are flat and sheltered from other campers. It is a short walk to the lake for swimming and a nice track out of the camp for walking or running.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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CanadaGirl23

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Very basic facilities but they were very clean and well maintained. The scenery here could not have been more beautiful and the staff thy worked there seemed really laid back and friendly. There were a lot of young couples and travelers but there which seemed fitting as the grounds were not super kid friendly; not any grassy areas or a play ground/stricture. We had a great stay both nights but privacy was a bit lacking.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Keith Helen

England

Ranking: 10/10

$7pp per night. Close to Queenstown, right next to Wakatipu - toilets only, lovely owners. Fantastic views of the mountains towards Glenorchy.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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suzan107

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful views, wide and stretched camp/nature reserve with clean facilities! We woke up with an amazing sunrise and a fresh dusting of snow on the mountains!! Fee $7.- PP

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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OldSchool

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

This is the most unattractive campground I have ever stayed in - the ground was covered in gorse seedlings and stones. However, it served it's purpose of being somewhere cheap to stay in Queenstown and we were only there overnight (arriving after 9 pm and leaving in the morning) so we weren't bothered. The campsite was full of young international travellers. It's not the kind of place you camp for a long time with the family - there is no grassy areas for kicking around a ball etc, and I wouldn't leave my tent set up while I went off and did other things. The composting toilets were clean. It's right on the lake edge but we weren't there long enough to go exploring.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rissa W

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Large campground that looked like it was being landscaped when we were there. Be good to see it when it is finished. We arrived quite late in the evening (after dark) and it was a bit hard to navigate, but we awoke to beautiful views of Lake Wakatipu. Facilities are typical of basic DOC campgrounds - clean toilets & running water. Enjoy stunning views of the same lake as Queenstown, but without the Queenstown price tag!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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koster

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very beautiful and much cheaper than the commercial campgrounds in Queenstown itself.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Zdenek

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Nice view, lake & mountain

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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csziegler

Switzerland

Ranking: 3/10

This campground costs $7 per person but has no facilities except a toilet.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Simon Slawner

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Lakeside sites. Excellent views of the lake and mountains. No facilities.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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davidne

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful scenery and cheaper than Queenstown rip off prices. Very peaceful.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009