Turakina Beach Camp / Koitiata...

Turakina Beach Camp / Koitiata Camping Ground



37 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

63 Basic Camping

3 Whanganui


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North IslandManawatu - WanganuiWhanganui


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Achim's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great place, good value for money

Reviewed 5 months ago

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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 8 months ago

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Phil's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed 10 months 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 1 year ago

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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 about 1 year 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 1 year ago

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Luke Thomson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Cheap. Quiet. Didn’t use the showers but hot showers available for $2 extra. Unpowered sites on fairly large patch of surprisingly well kept grass. Nice play park and this bizzare beach which is worth a visit. For the price highly recommended.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Best value for money I’ve seen. Small campground for powered and separate camp area for non powered. Fantastic location by the beach, wild and natural, great walks along beach and around estuary with lots of bird life.
Campground had toilet, great hot shower just $2, kitchen area with hot and cold drinking water plus hot & cold dishwashing sink. All this for $6 per site and $2 per person. Great value.
I will be back. Highly recommended if you’re looking for natural environment camping.

Reviewed over 1 year ago