Motunau Beach Camping

Motunau Beach Camping

Greta Valley


10 Rankers Reviews

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2 Rangiora


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Motunau Beach Camping Ground along Lyndsay Terrace is administered by the Motunau Beach Ratepayers Association. It's a simple campsite with limited facilities close to the beach and river mouth.

No bookings are required, payment by honesty box.


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South IslandCanterburyRangiora


  • Basic Camping


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Marcus's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Wow peace and tancility. Just the basics, no personal grooming. Know the tides. Fish, get mussels, Paua no your limits. Lots of fun here sheltered from the wind. Bring a basketball, tennis racket, bowling balls for next time. Loved it

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Wai wai

Ranking: 10/10

What a great little spot. Clean toilets and quite. Ten dollars donation. Perfect overnighter. A little haven.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Stone's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Great little place to camp out there
The drive was nice views,
Downside was to get to the beach you had to climb down a hill to a rocky shore beach that was hard to get to, and for water rat children that was difficult
Toilets were looked after daily topped up and checked
Nice little hide away
We would probably never go back only because of the lack of water fun for my kids, but we did noticed a lot of boats so must be good out in the water. Really good value camp site for only $10 per site

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Joe's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice spot down a lovely village, a lot of space with two toilets and a sink.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

Christina's avatar


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Ranking: 9/10

Lovely and quiet setting next to the river, just enough space on the shoreline to pull up a chair and take in the tranquillity. Short walk to the beach but not really for swimming. Older, but clean toilets. Well worth the $10 donation.
No cellphone coverage

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Clobby's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Nice secluded site next to the river, doesn’t look much but just look at the surroundings, seabirds like spotted shags and oystercatchers roosting on the riverbank. We also saw five kingfishers hunting the creek. We were the only ones on the site, clean male and female toilets and an outdoor clean up area with several picnic tables as well. A lovely quiet nights sleep.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Nina Wildgoose

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice and well maintained campsite, $10 donation per site which goes back into maintaining the site. Quite far from the main road and the village has no shops so bring food with you! Overall I would recommend this very cute campsite.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Gilles Guichard

Ranking: 10/10

Very lovely, isolated place and village, quiet place with lots of room, river next to you where the tide comes in and out. Toilet facilities have been redone and are fabulous, you have a male side and female side, both have real toilets that flush and a sink. There is tap water outside the toilet with a very large sink. We used it to top up our campervan, you can drink it without any problems. It is a very good place to relax before or after Christchurch or after doing the Dolphin Encounter. We recommend it to everyone. Caution, no food store so make sure to get your food before.

Reviewed over 5 years ago