Kai Iwi Lakes Campsite

Kai Iwi Lakes Campsite

Lake Taharoa


24 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

9 Dargaville


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Marg Dale

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Stunning. Clean toilets showers $2 dump station etc. water tap on each site. Great playground. Beautiful sand beaches. Lots of room.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Incredible spot, such a lovely place to visit. Older facilities and shower was only warm for ~1min out of the 5min that was paid for - the only negative

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Cary & JoAnn

Ranking: 10/10

The second most beautiful place we stayed on our trip
The first was the other end of the lake the next night. The weather for this time of the year certainly helped. With beautful sunny days and not a breathe of wind. We were the only ones there in our area of the camp so it was very peaceful with amazing sunsets. Toilets, rubbish and dump station. Great play ground for the kids.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Billie Ratu

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful scenery, off the beaten track, ok facilities ~ clean toilets, $2 hot showers (about 5mins), playground.
Weather too wet and cold to use lake.
Powdered site cost $46 for 2 A, 2 C (in winter)

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Elke fuenfstueck

Ranking: 4/10

dirty facilities after the weekend

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Ranking: 1/10

Owner of campground also owns other campground at lake. Other campground rented to 100 teens celebrating all night long with very loud music hearable all over the lake even inside motorhome with ear protection. Did not inform guests about this fact. Very unfair. Never again

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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The Olivers

Ranking: 8/10

We loved our time at Kai Iwi Lakes- spectacular views and the lake was amazing to swim in. Would definitely recommend adding this to your itinerary! Make sure you bring insect repellent though!!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Spectacular camping spot. Beautiful lake side location. Clean flush toilets and showers. ($2 for a warm shower or free cold showers) $15 pp non-powered site. Simply lovely, great spot to swim or kayak. Maybe a bit more expensive than others with similar facilities but happy to pay it for the location.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago