Nelson Creek Camping Ground

Nelson Creek Camping Ground



21 Rankers Reviews

5 Face-to-Face

19 Greymouth

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$6 per person, per night.


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South IslandWest CoastGreymouth


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$p's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lovely campground by the river and swimming hole with nice short walks nearby. We used this as a base before starting the Paparoa track. Only $7pp, great clean toilets, potable water, BBQ. Slightly urban and bar across road which could be a plus or negative depending on the night?! Some road noise. Note this is community run on a council site, with DOC walks nearby, not a DOC camp.

Reviewed about 12 hours ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Great camp site by the river. Toilets, dump station, rubbish. Well worth a visit.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Boris Clémençon


Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful place. Grass, river, trees and river close to good tracks.
Juste Perfect
6NZ$ pp
Clean toilets.
Thanks new Zealand for this place. We love you !

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Rachel Mudge

Ranking: 10/10

Affordable for families. Playground for kids. Awesome old mining area to explore! Clean toilets. Thanks heaps to all the volunteers who look after this treasure.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Robyn Phillips

Ranking: 10/10

One of our favourite campsites. Really friendly atmosphere - perfect for families due to the amazing playground. Cheap beer at the pub across the road and great facilities.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Lawrence Bowen

Ranking: 10/10

This is a great little place!! No powered sites but everything else.... there is even a dump station!! Dump station costs NZ$4.00 if you are not a camper... camping costs NZ$ 6.00 per person. This is one of the very few sites fires are allowed!!! There are 5 fire pits available so arrive early to get one!

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Rob & Colleen Elwood

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

The Nelson creek campsite is an interesting place with lots of bush-walks, gold mining relics and a well constructed children's playground. The site is large and offers several camping areas but it is also a bit uneven with plenty of boggy hollows to avoid. The facilities are basic with flushing toilets and drinkable water. There is also a dump station onsite. Good value for $6 per person per night.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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deborah cooper


Ranking: 10/10

Initially was going to stay at Iveah Bay, but it was car park type camping. So glad we drove the extra 30 odd kilometres. This place is so well maintained. Flushing toilets, wood supplied and beautiful walks. Unfortunately some people stayed without paying. Heaps of room for privacy. Definitely recommend, and if you have kids there is a fantasic play ground area. Support the community for this great place. Only $5 per person.

Reviewed over 4 years ago