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Mandy and Jeff
Very unique place and wonderful manager who goes out of his way to help very close to small shopping centre easy walk short drive to cafes.and town campsite has giant hedge maze with each site having own little room with shower toilet and sink hot water last 5 minutes but only takes 15 min to reheat free has access to beach across road camp kitchen has everything you need but bring your own utensils awesome playground for kids saw tents setup they were very happy with sites as we're we in camper we will stay here again so different from other camping grounds, only 50 minutes from Wellington car museum is a must see only 5 minutes drive
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I'm sure it's really nice for those with caravans, but I found it disappointing for my stay in a tent.
The sites were mess - dead grass in patches that made it lumpy to sleep on. Additionally, they charge everyone for a powered site even if you can't access the power (it's way too high to reach without an extension cord which you won't have unless you're in a campervan).
There is zero privacy, despite what the ad says. You will have 3-4 sites staring into yours. I wouldn't mind so much, except that one of the permanent residents behaved really creepy towards me (young female traveling alone) so I didn't like that he had a direct view on my campsite whenever he liked.
It's nice having a private bathroom, but it was not clean when I arrived and they don't clean it throughout your stay.
On that note, the kitchen was dirty and the rubbish overflowing. It also lacked most of the basic cooking supplies (there were pans but no pots, no cutlery etc) and cleaning up supplies, so if you've forgotten something you're out of luck. It had two microwaves, both of which were broken and the labels on the stoves had worn off so you have to guess which hob is the right one and if it's on high or low. Even if everything was working, it is way too small. If there are more than two groups in the kitchen, you'll be bumping elbows the whole time.
There was hardly any seating in the kitchen and no lounge or TV room which is annoying if it rains and you have nowhere to go.
There was no recycling - everything was mixed together and presumably went to landfill.
Positives are that it's very close to the beach, and there was a big playground which the kids of other guests seemed to enjoy.
Overall, I'd say skip it unless you're bringing a campervan.
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02Oct18. One night stay. The only place we have seen with individual bathrooms per pitch! A little shed with flushing toilet, basin, shower and hot water. It only lacked a chair of bench.
The kitchen looked good, although we didn’t use it. The laundry has 4 washers and 2 dryers and the cost is $2 each, the cheapest, and the dryer went on for about an hour!
Close to the beach and there are shops and eateries along the road.
Nice friendly lady on duty. I hope she gets a holiday herself soon.
It’s not on this app but Southward Car Museum is quite close and is well worth a visit.
Good place to stay. Power, toilet and shower per stand. Did not check out the other kitchen facilities.
A lovely secluded camp, each caravan site has its own little unit consisting of a shower, toilet and handbasin, outside water and power supply and your own dump station, amazing, I've never seen that before. $40 for two adults, good price. Highly recommend it.
Nice campground with lots of sites and close to the beach. Quite a few residents. Small, basic kitchen, which could be more centrally located. The private toilet is definitely a plus! Recommended.
Peaceful place and very good services.
Well organised camp ground in a nice beach-side suburb. Had a bit of trouble finding it (sign posting not the best) and office closing time is relatively early (6 or 6.30pm). Extremely nice and tidy, quiet despite being relatively full when we visited. Great beach nearby and there are boat trips to Kapiti Island.