Lawrence Campsite

Lawrence Campsite

Kaweka Forest Park


3 Rankers Reviews

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17 Napier


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Cooking shelter at Lawrence Camping Ground


This remote campsite can only be accessed by 4WD vehicles only. Small 2WD can get to within around 500m of the campground.
Logging trucks on road, drive slowly and keep left.


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North IslandHawkes BayNapier


  • Basic Camping
  • Free


Sarah's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lovely bush site by the river. Very sheltered with moreporks and kiwi calling at night. Toilets are like dungeons, uncomfortable narrow and dark, bring toilet paper and insect repellent. If you really need it you can drive a couple of kms back up the hill and get good cellphone signal.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Parker Buccowich

Ranking: 8/10

Cool spot. Start of a tramp so there’s a neat bridge over the river. Rather secluded. Sandflies: moderate. No water and need toilet paper. Level camping spots and beautiful place.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Wolfgang Dittrich


Ranking: 10/10

Supported with much love, houses are a little bit old but clean.

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Nick Morrison

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