Wairakei Thermal Valley Campground...

Wairakei Thermal Valley Campground



32 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

67 Camping Grounds

3 Wairakei



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Spoudaios Horaxylon

Ranking: 1/10

A dirty old over-priced dump - that's realy true. can’t believe we paid $48 for a power site. Yeah, we did! Toilets and shower third world.
avoid that campground for more fun elswhere

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Christine's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

A dirty old over-priced dump - can’t believe we paid $42 for a scruffy power site. Toilets and shower third world.
Suggest avoid and go to the DeBretts holiday park-probably only a few dollars more.

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Laura Ritchie

Ranking: 9/10

Was a great place to stay, the kids loved all the animals roaming around and most of them were very friendly. Facilities were basic but kept very clean. The thermal walk was a great bonus and the kids loved finding out all the cool names for the bits around the walk. Nice to be so close to all the different things that the Wairakei Valley has to offer.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Sam's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Funny with all the animals around, but of course, they poo. So there's lots of it. So don't walk barefoot!
Very old facilities, as other mentioned before.
But it's close to Taupo and still laid back and quiet.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Salpietro Giovanna


Ranking: 1/10

Extremely expensive for what it is (44 dollars for powered site and 38 for a simple place). The owner is awful, doesn't give any explanation and not very friendly. 2 VERY old showers and toilets for women and 2 for men. Washing machine is 5 dollars!!!
We gave one star only for the animals who were free to walk around (ex:lamas) On the other side there were lots of chickens and other birds all over the place and this is NOT hygenic at all!!! I really would not recommend this place!!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Emma's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Very nice campsite. Owners were very friendly and had alot of knowledge about the area. Kitchen is small but has everything you need plus there's 2 bbqs. Toilets and showers were very clean and there are lots of animals roaming about! Would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Imaxnz's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Seriously gorgeous place, quiet, easy access, friendly owners and just great for kids with animals roaming freely. Cafe on site, great gardens. With the thermal wonderland also has a built in tourist attraction on site!
Not the cheapest but fairly priced.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Hamish & Jax

Ranking: 8/10

Rustic charm, great location close to Taupo but still quiet and peaceful.
Amenities are quite adequate and clean. Loved all the animals , it really did add something special to our stay. Will definitely stay again. Friendly and helpful hosts.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in June 2018