Ruapuke Beach Motor Camp

Ruapuke Beach Motor Camp




10 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

11 Camping Grounds

3 Raglan



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JP and Ed from NJ, USA's avatar

JP and Ed from NJ, USA

Ranking: 10/10

This is our first time camping, and we are in our 50s—late bloomers! This place is beautiful with a hike to the top of the mountain to see the sun set that will take your breath away. Keep going and you’ll find a black sand beach that is life-changingly beautiful. The camp is very pretty and has hook ups and facilities. Managers were terrific. Angie can sort anything out. We would return.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Lizzievarley's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Lovely, welcoming camp with immaculately mowed lawns, great showers and nice little spots for camping. A great respite after cycling all day. Friendly owner too! I paid $15 to pitch my tent in a shady area by a stream. This was one of the best campsites I stayed at during my trip.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Jess's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Lovely place. Clean showers and toilets and kitchen area too. Great spot to park up with the back of the van open listening to the river flowing past. Owner is very nice too. No reception or wifi which is great to switch off :)

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Frank Hofmann

Ranking: 9/10

It is advertised as "wild and remote". And so it is. Just a lovely place. No WiFi = relaxing. Friendly staff. A really beautiful 10-minute-walk across some hills and fences brings you to a lovely beach. The sunset alone is worth the 6 Km bumpy gravel road (To avoid 20 Km gravel road make sure to not take the road from Raglan). For me a little too many "don't do this or you'll be sent out"-notes but they must have had their experience with strange guest's behaviour. We'd stay there again.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Rolf Anton


Ranking: 9/10

Nice campsite with a friendly and relaxed owner. You'll find everything you need there. Green grass, warm shower, tidy kitchen, rubbish separated, beautiful nature. I liked it there.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Roel Boorsma

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful campsite! Amazing walk to the beach! Only $12.50 per adult including hot showers. Very kind owner.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Andrew McLeod

Ranking: 9/10

Garden of Eden - seclusion and peace!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Truth is we ended up here because all campings were full in Raglan! But we were happy about it, we would have lost the opportunity to see this wild site,where you have no network and lots of NZers come! The road there from Raglan is full of curves and gravel. Manager is nice, kitchen and toilets clean and nice! Covered eating area.
The beach is 15 min away walking, going up and down some mounts around. Lots of fishermen and surfers in the beach. Sunset was great from the top of one of the mounts!
Cost $12.50 p.p. for unpowered site. (January 2015)

Reviewed almost 5 years ago