Karioi Lodge Campervan Sites

Karioi Lodge Campervan Sites



5 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

117 Camping Grounds

4 Raglan



C J B's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great site, $32 for couple. Coin laundry, equiped kitchen, bathrooms and common area for backpackers. Includes free Pool table, TV.
Campervans (NOT motorhomes) have 10 powered sites, majority of which are on flat gravel roadside parks, AND separate little kitchen, bathroom. Plenty off bugs, bush none-the-less. Empty carpark at bottom away from amenities.

For those easily confused:
Go up through gate (closes after dark) to office, camper spots are further drive up the hill along with kitchenette. Exit is past parking lot. The whole "Lava lounge" is a separate building, I didn't read the map clearly.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Katie Griffin

United States

Ranking: 6/10

Beautiful setting in the forest. Kitchen was small but clean and well stocked. Bathrooms toilet/shower combo, fine. The major drawback was how steeply slanted the parking spots were - making for an uncomfortable sleep. Took a surfing class in the morning from the school there, which was very fun!

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Clive's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 2/10

Very steep entrance in native bush. Clearly the emphasis is on backpackers/cabins. Camper vans an afterthought. Pitches little more than small laybys with extremely difficult access. One van on its side as we entered. 15 NZD per person. Decided not to stay.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Stephan Wolter


Ranking: 10/10

Sleeping in the jungle combined with surf lessons, great staff, great camper sites.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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Claudia & Julian


Ranking: 9/10

Have some sites for campervans as well with a nice surf school and just a short walk to the nice coast.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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