Tinopai Community Camping Ground

Tinopai Community Camping Ground



11 Rankers Reviews

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Danny &Sox

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing place, beautiful views, lovely people. The camp owner Frosty is an absolute legend couldn't wish to meet nicer person made us feel very welcome and loved staying here. Can't recommend enough!!!!

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Courtney's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great little place right on the water. Not many others there which meant we had a very spacious site. Facilities were clean and dogs are welcome which is a bonus for us! Had fun fishing off the wharf. Just remember to bring all your own food/drink as there is not a shop down there!

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Chandra's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Very nice little community campground. Not too crowded, peaceful area. Great kitchen facilities, with pans, plates, cutlery (wish we’d known in advance) We didn’t try the BBQ, but was a nice space for someone to use if they wanted. Chris, who checked us in, was very friendly and helpful. Just be sure to bring all the food supplies you need with you, it was a good 30 minute drive back to the nearest store.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Mikayla Candido

Ranking: 10/10

AMAZING PLACE. Very worth the money. Clean. Organised. Lots of camping spots. Extremely nice owner. The son of the owner (I presume) was there while we were checking out and was of so much help to us - where to go, what to see, traffic areas to avoid, best places to find work. Really lovely guy with genuine personality towards customers.
Kitchen, bbq area was a dream. Very basic but everything needed to enjoy cooking.
Bathrooms were always kept clean. The showers as well.
Although the showers were hot and clean, they cost $1 per use. (Which is more than reasonable!).
Only negative was how short it was. Pretty sure it was 4 minutes, which isn’t really enough time. Not an issue at all with paying but LADIES heads up if you have long hair to wash or enjoy showers over 5 minutes....bring a few dollars with you so you’re not cut off mid condition!
HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Was one of the best so far and have been camping for a few weeks now all over the North Island.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Joe Clowes

Ranking: 10/10

Best campsite we have stopped at! Chris was very friendly, even let us borrow his fishing rods after showing us how to use them! Really nice guy and frosty too, nothing is too much hassle for these guys! They have a food van next door where you can get amazing hotdogs and chips! Very reasonable price too!
The facilities are modest, but they are more than adequate! Everything you need in the kitchen. And everything is cleaned. Hopefully we will stop here again, absolutely brilliant setting! Love this place! No need to book, just turn up and find a spot!

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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rick parker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Top place to detour to when cycle touring through. Community owned and leased to a friendly couple. Only $12 including wifi, tv and excellently equipped kitchen facilities. Showers additional means not a ten. Lots of pitch space.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Michelle Smit's avatar

Michelle Smit


Ranking: 8/10

A quaint community camping ground right on the water. Manager is very welcoming and friendly. We were the only people there the night we stayed. Facilities are okay, but a bit dated, but in a funny way it adds to the ambience of the place. Good value for $12pp pn.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Dave Kitson

Ranking: 8/10

Nice little site on the water. Reasonably priced and with reasonable toilets and showers, The managers are very friendly and it is a welcoming place to stay. That said it has a rather rundown feel as does the village where there are a lot of houses for sale. A great place to stay if you plan to visit the excellent Kauri Museum.

Reviewed about 4 years ago