Sanctuary Campsite

Sanctuary Campsite

Minginui Conservation Area


Miranda's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Magical camping spot, the drove in there is 4km of bumpy track off the road, we parked next to the river. We were woken in the morning by a pair of blue ducks foraging in the dammed pool in the river next to us. The loop sanctuary walk through the forest is really good night and day!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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jcastl's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great small campsite in very remote area beside a stream. Good place to stay to break up the journey to te urewera. It is possible to do a night walk and listen to the kiwis from there. Lovely Hike to do in whirinaki conservation area.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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tawhaowhao's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

This campsite is very much the traditional basic kind of campsite. Peaceful ,by a stream , with a neat walking track through a forest of huge Rimu, totara etc. trees. Around March/april you will get hunters camped there otherwise you are likely to have it to yourself.

Reviewed over 11 years ago