Hakatere Camping Reserve

Hakatere Camping Reserve



7 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

152 Basic Camping

7 Ashburton


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Toilet facilities available.

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$5 per person per night, to a maximum of $20 per night per camping unit.


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South IslandCanterburyAshburton


  • Basic Camping



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Steve Mac

Ranking: 9/10

$5 an adult. Kids free. Peace and quiet, great spot.
Toiles and water available

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Kathrin Hellwig

Ranking: 3/10

The other reviews seem to be old as there couldn’t be found any caretaker. A lot of signs lead to the caretakers house which was uninhabited. The view from the place was great but the surrounding seemed were not giving a feeling of security. The toilets are public. Wouldn’t use this lonely place if you are a bit afraid.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Stella Jones

Ranking: 5/10

Cheap price, worth the cost you pay with clean toilets. Beach was not exciting, it was hard to assess and was polluted with car ties.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Sven Hasselberger

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely campground next to the sea and toilets are well maintained. There is an upper and lower level where you can park. The caretaker is very friendly and we paid $5 too.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Nadia Somat


Ranking: 10/10

Not free and actually costs $5 a car, although still a bargain! Toilets are really clean and well maintained and the caretaker is super friendly.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Gal Bero


Ranking: 10/10

Clean toilets, herb garden, lovely view of the beach. $5 NZ for two people.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Ranking: 4/10

Not free! It costs 5$, to be paid at the orange house. Information about fee well hidden at the toilets wall. Toilets can't be closed. Campground is near to the sea.

Reviewed about 7 years ago