Kai Iwi Lakes Campsite

Kai Iwi Lakes Campsite

Lake Taharoa



20 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

363 Basic Camping

10 Dargaville


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Elke fuenfstueck

Ranking: 4/10

dirty facilities after the weekend

Reviewed over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 about 2 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 over 2 years ago

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Robert Simpson

Ranking: 6/10

For $40 you'd expect something, even the hot showers are $2, great views and beach though.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Paul Smith

Ranking: 7/10

Hot showers $2, powered sites and paid wifi. Large site right by lake with sandy beach but only 3 showers! Queues in the evening. Wonderful lakeside walks and great for all water sports. Typical Kiwi holiday site - lots of friendly locals!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Alizee Petit


Ranking: 7/10

We pitched the tent for one night ($20 for two people). Flush toilets, hot showers and wifi. Easy access, no gravel road. The place is quiet and there are walks around the lakes.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Jacques Dumas

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome site, close to lake and good clean amenities. Friendly and helpful staff.

Could do with a few more toilets on the outer edge of the campground.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016