Turakina Beach Camp / Koitiata...

Turakina Beach Camp / Koitiata Camping Ground


39 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

5 Whanganui


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Boardwalk Blss

United States

Ranking: 7/10

Basic older first come small campground with only one functioning flush toilet; shower $2; powered site $16 for 2 pp -cash; dump station and water; minimal cell signal; WiFi can be purchased online. Across the road from the longest sand beach in NZ - strewn with lots of huge tree logs, wild and worth the 5 min stroll. OK for overnight July 2020 but other (more expensive) choices in the general area.

Reviewed 12 months ago and experienced in July 2020

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Kat Warnicke

Ranking: 8/10

Stayed in Sept 2020. Cheap option for one night, great for taking the dogs but don't expect any luxury. Campground consists of a square lawn, sites are at a first come / first served basis. There's one toilet and $2 shower each for male and females. There's an outdoor kitchen bench with warm water under a little roof. Price on the board out front is still $12 for a powered site but on the envelope it says $16, cash only. Still very cheap. Lawn got very soggy after rain when we were there.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Achim's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great place, good value for money

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Jenny's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Loved this campsite, it is right by the beach and facing west so as long as the night is clear you get a cracking sunset! Powered sites are by the kitchen area and unpowered is across the road on a grassy reserve, both equally as good!! Excellent price and a beautiful location! The beach is covered in old dead trees - watch your feet!!!! Paid through an honesty box in tge kitchen area

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Phil's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Very nice Spot close to the beach and a Playground. We were the only ones.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Olsenwood family

Ranking: 8/10

Nice spot, cheap as chips, pricing as of july 2019 $12 powered site plus $2 per person $6 unpowered plus $2 per person, fill in evenlope and put in box in wall provided, man comes and checks so please do it to keep this great spot running. $2 hot showers and free toilets, drinking water and a donation washing machine, simple but great spot for an overnite.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Brian's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

A lovely and inexpensive campground. There ia a toilet and shower for each of the two main genders, a kitchen sink, bench space and a washing machine. BBQ tables are scattered around. There are no cooking facilities except for a BBQ next to the playground about 100 meters away.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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I. Ionescu

Ranking: 8/10

Nice small campsite, facilities adequate.
Behind the sand dunes, you have to take a 10 mins walk through an eerie river estuary full of dead tree logs to reach the sea. Dark grey sand, beautiful views. Recommended!

Reviewed over 2 years ago