Clements Clearing Campsite

Clements Clearing Campsite

Kaimanawa Forest Park



5 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

360 Basic Camping

27 Turangi



Clements Clearing Camping Ground


Clements Clearing is a large camping ground right at the base of the Kaimanawa Ranges and a great place from where to go on a hunting or tramping mission.


Feature Value Info


North IslandTaupo RegionTurangi


  • Basic Camping
  • Free





  • Unpowered Campsite

    Number of tent sites - 30.


Thomas Moller's avatar

Thomas Moller

Ranking: 8/10

It's a beautiful place within a great forest. If you want be isolated from the rest of civilisation it's the perfect place.

- there is no signposted from DOC
- one huge area and a lot of small isolated areas
- aproximate 15km from start of clements road gravel part or 30min
- we can't find water supply
- 1 toilet
- a lot of fire pits
- could see 3 picnic bench

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Connie mcarthur

New Zealand

Ranking: 1/10

Really long and windy one track gravel road before you get to this camp - looked quite scary - old caravans etc think it is for hunters - would not recommend this site.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Katie Fleck

United Kingdom

Ranking: 1/10

Long drive on rocky single track road. Extra dark, covered by trees. Not a great atmosphere, unpleasant toilet.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Anton Thisted


Ranking: 5/10

Long, windy gravel road to it, not really scenic, no water to be had.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Kevin Blom's avatar

Kevin Blom


Ranking: 7/10

To get there you have to drive further on the gravel road than you think but then you get there. Large campsite, two toilets (clean) nice spot,

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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