Herbert Forest Camping Ground

Herbert Forest Camping Ground




8 Rankers Reviews

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17 Camping Grounds

15 Dump Station

3 Oamaru



Mike Sc's avatar

Mike Sc

Ranking: 10/10

25$ for an unpowered site for 2. Lovely hot 5 minute showers. Can buy logs for container lit fires for 7$. Tons of sites amongst the trees. Laundry and dump available. Perfect.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Alex's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Really nice, quiet campground. I paid 12.50 for a tent. good price for this tidy, clean campsite. 5 minute hot shower incl. Toilets and kitchen are clean. Nothing bad to say.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Aisling's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Couldn't recommend this enough! It was $12.50 per adult for an unpowered site. Clean bathrooms, rooms for hundreds of campers, nice kitchen facilities and washing machine (but no dryer). The showers were ideal and the site is in a great location!

Reviewed 11 months ago

Ian's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful camping ground. You can just come and register at the house (it is described). For 12,50$ pp it’s very nice. Clean toilets!!! Nice kitchen with fridge and freezer. And warm showers! Lovely and quiet place with many trees where you can park.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Maycamper's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Had an unpowered campsite for a night and loved this place. Quiet, off the road with open grassy areas for tents.
Facilities were clean and well above expectation for price point -- kitchen with fridge, kettle and stove; $2 washing machine and showers. (Two things you might want to note is showers are on a 5min timer, but they're hot with lovely water pressure. Second, the hot water in the kitchen has a 5-step, ten minute warmup process. We just boiled the kettle). Opportunity for a campfire as well.
At $12.50pp we though this was a steal and would have loved to stayed longer if we weren't flying out.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Ian&yevon's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Big space with lots of green. Not many people and the kitchen and toilet are clean. Love this place!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Bertram Gschwandtner

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice and quiet campsite! Big area under trees with camping tables and lots of fire places and also some BBQs. Facilities are clean and tidy, and for that price really good!

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Ilse van den Hoven

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful, quiet campground in the forest. Great spot! We made a wonderful campfire. Camp kitchen is well equiped. They have hot showers, washing machine, playground ... cheap campground for nature lovers.

Reviewed about 3 years ago