Waverley Beach Camping Ground

Waverley Beach Camping Ground


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Cphm41's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Loved this spot, so quiet and fabulous star gazing. Intermittent cell phone coverage, you will need to ring the council for the access code out of hours, weekends when library closed.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Damien's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome beach, caves and views. Lots of space in winter. Basic clean kitchen, hot showers and toilets for $15 a night. Great value for money.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Kerry's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Affordable, rustic camping. $15 per night for a powered camping site. Pay at the library in town. Toilets, hot showers, kitchen facilities (oven, toasters, jugs & microwave) & nostalgic dining hall. Old, but perfectly functional.
Fantastic children's playground. Free gas bbq & two wildfire bbqs. Two interesting beaches.
Cave beach has caves to explore at low tide & a stream for the kiddies to play in. Long beach is calm & great for everyone.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

C J B's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

$12 for two in camper. Basic amenities, seperate hot showers, oven, bring cutlery. Shared large pitch with 4 cars, couple long stays this June. Turn off in Waverley towards coast on sealed road, go left at the cattle-stop to wooden building. Don't forget to pay at library first! Well worth it, cheers Wave-town. No WIFI, who needs it this close to beach and caves.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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James Duquette

Ranking: 9/10

Great spot, large grassy sites, no frills but basic amenities all there. Black sand beaches are a short walk, with caves to explore at low tide. We had high and constant winds but hedges provided some protection.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Cherie Marhsall

Ranking: 10/10

We stayed here for two nights before Christmas. The free camping site has a beautiful view over the beach and has awesome sunsets. The beach is an interesting walk with fossils from millions of years ago, petrified forests and caves. There is a free cold shower at the Reserve for after swimming. 10 stars.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Jo Dawson

Ranking: 8/10

This is a great site. We paid $12 for the both of us on a powered site. Although the facilities may not look like much they had great, hot, free showers and not a cold shower block when you got out the shower! Playground and free bbqs a short walk away, right near the beach. Lovely sunset. All grass pitches which could be worth bearing in mind if it has been raining.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Rebecca Lindsey

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Quite possibly my favorite campsite in NZ. We paid $12 for two people for a powered camper van site, which is on an honesty system by paying at the Library in town. The kitchen was nice for cooking our pasta in, bathrooms were fine, and the location next to a gorgeous black sand beach is great! This was a nice halfway point for us to stop off at for the night between Waitomo and Wellington. Highly recommended for being a great value!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2017