Waikaremoana Holiday Park

Waikaremoana Holiday Park

Lake Waikaremoana area



17 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

51 Camping Grounds

55 Dump Station

11 Lake Waikaremoana



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Cooking shelter


Take time to get connected - it's in your nature!

The Waikaremoana Holiday Park is situated right on the shore of Lake Waikaremoana. This is a great place to base yourself at to explore the Te Urewera National Park. Check out the Aniwaniwa and Papakorito Falls, the 1,000 year old rata tree and the visitors centre.

There are heaps of amenities at this camping ground including a kitchen, laundry and camp store. Bookings are required year round.

- Well stocked General Store
- Petrol and Diesel
- Waikaremoana Great Walk - untouched native bush
- Trout Fishing
- Hunting/adventure

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Feature Value Info


North IslandOut EastLake Waikaremoana


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds





  • Non-Powered Site

    Adult $18/day
    Child $9/day
  • Powered Site

    Adult $21/day
    Child $10.50/day

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Rob & Makere

Ranking: 10/10

Very clean and tidy. Big improvements have been made over the past 12 months since our last visit to the camp. Great staff. The camp is worth staying at

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Maureen Barlow

Ranking: 7/10

Camp kitchen scrupulously clean but absolutely barren, nothing at all, not very good as you are not able to pop down to the shops easily. We had a cabin, again no crockery or cutlery supplied, luckily we had brought food that we didn't need to cook, or we would have had to eat raw food, managed to find some take away cups in the car to drink out of.
Sad that the DOC site doesn't mention to bring EVERYTHING including the kitchen sink!! We were not impressed.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Gordon Otte

Ranking: 6/10

We were disappointed with this holiday park. We thought from the map that you would have beautiful views of the lake from most sites, but hedges block all the views, which I guess does make it more sheltered. We also thought it would be a good place for our little kiddies to swim in the lake but seems to be more catered for boaties. The facilities are nice and I could see some of the cabins did have great views, but the kitchen seating was definitely inadequate.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Olav W

Ranking: 8/10

Prices have gone way up. $38 for 1 person, 1 night on unpowered tent site. No Wifi. Nice walks close by. Shop is in the same price region.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Paul Smith

Ranking: 9/10

A torturous journey across mountains on gravel road from Rotorua but brilliant scenery and well worth it when you get there! Power sites and very good facilities. Journey to Waipoa in the other direction much easier and quicker. Good walk 2hrs return to the falls.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Karl Wichmann

Ranking: 10/10

Toilets, everything very clean! Reception very nice. $15 for 1 person.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Lafeuille Julien

Ranking: 8/10

Very friendly, kitchen with a lot of gear. Washer very cheap 2€ and only 1€ fro shower. But the night is around 20€/pers

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Leina Shi

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

awsome view, very clean place, new and very well maintained facilities, very good value~ only need to be aware the drive to holiday park, quite long gravel road before reaching

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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