Anzac Park

Anzac Park

Norsewood

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2ps Camp Care

Ranking: 8/10

Love this spot.
Great for the dog's to run around in.
Nice Bush walks and easy access.
Water from tap is extreamly slow. About 10 minets to fill a 2ltr bottle.

Reviewed 8 days ago

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Robyn Greenwood

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely peaceful spot close to a rosewood. Bush walk and bird song.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Helen Penman

Ranking: 8/10

Nice open level grassy Park surrounded with trees and bush. Nicely placed picnic tables and roofed BBq table area. Lots of room for caravans/motorhomes.
A 1klm bushwalk around the park. Two flush toilets with non potable water (blocked when we were there), will.let them know when we pay at the store in Norsewood.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Dons

Ranking: 10/10

Great place to park overnight. The bird life is stunning, the toilets clean and feels safe being 500m from SH2. Easy to find, mowed grass area, picnic tables. Bring your water.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Jennifer Zentveld

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great little overnight stop, the birds sing all day long, toilets are brilliant, nice little bush walk

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Steve

Ranking: 9/10

Have lived in Hawke’s Bay for a few years, driven past the sign to this place a million times, and finally made a point to stop and stay a night. What a great spot! Clean and tidy with flushing toilet and plants of space. $2 per person paid at the norsewood dairy led us to the cafe across the road for a great breakfast.... a great discovery!

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in June 2019

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Dave

Ranking: 10/10

This site is great. Large, well kept, grassy area nestled amongst large trees. Options to shade yourself from the morning/evening sun or both. Plenty of areas to be off in a corner by yourself. Picnic tables, toilets, a tap, a small river, and a small 1km walk through the bush. For a $2 donation, this site is the perfect stop.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Kelsey

Ranking: 9/10

This campground is close to the highway, but I can't hear the highway at all. There is plenty of space to park and pitch a tent or caravan. There is a toilet and that's all, but if that's all you need, it's perfect. The fee is two dollars with a minimum stay of 5 nights. Totally worth it! There's enough privacy and shade from the trees, or no trees and an open field if you prefer. A river near by and a map of some trails if you like that, too!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Kirsty B

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous place for an overnight camp. I stayed here on two separate occasions and both didn't disappoint. Nice clean toilets. Peaceful setting. Will definitely stay again.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Helen Keck

Ranking: 8/10

Next to the highway, good for an overnight stop. There is tap water, but not for drinking. Toilets were ok.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Linda Frank

Ranking: 9/10

Nice place to stay a night to break a trip up, toilets are always clean. Beware that possums are really loud at night and it can get cold in mornings.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Tatiana Rochereau

Ranking: 8/10

We stayed one night. You have to go in the small village to give the $2 per person but you don't have any receipt (Scandi Superette, Coronation Street, Norsewood). It's a donation. Really good spot. Many places to park and toilet very clean. Table and seat in a dry place.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Allan MacGibbon

Ranking: 8/10

Small but very well kept park. Lovely surroundings and very clean toilets. Basic but good. Handled our 11 metre bus. Recommend.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Gobinda

Ranking: 6/10

It is a nice lil patch of grass but the coordinates are wrong and now we are staying at a small ball rifle club where its allowed to stay not for 2 bugs tho but for 5 anyway no toilets water or anything so bring your own.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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nl

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Off State Highway 2 just before Norsewood. Quiet and peaceful, with a handy location en route to Wellington.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rissa W

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

We had hoped to stay in Napier, but found leaving it to the last minute to find accommodation on a Saturday night had been a bad idea! Not wanting to pay a premium, we decided to get a little bit closer to Wellington and headed to this campsite at Norsewood. Directions were accurate and despite there being no obvious signs and arriving well into the night, we had no problems finding it with the help of GPS. We shared the large grassy park with only one other campervan, and apart from the familiar rustling of hedgehogs (or were they possums...?), we had a very peaceful sleep. the amenities are limited to a small but clean toilet block and tap (water not fit for drinking). a sign in the men's helpfully suggested if there was no toilet roll there, to try the ladies! :)

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2011