7 Rankers Reviews
59 Basic Camping
Self-contained caravans and campervans can stay the first two nights free then a camping permits is required for a longer stay. Camping in tents and vehicles required a camping permit. This requires a camping permit which can be purchased from the South Waikato District Council offices or the district’s Information Centres.
North Island ▷ Waikato ▷ Putaruru
great spot with a family of ducks , rooster and even a goose who seems to be the boss
there is even a hot shower that is free but only seemed to work at night , not sure why
well done to the local council , great to see facilities like this that encourage camping lifestyle
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Great place, awesome spot for a dip. However, I lost one if my Birkenstock sandals there. Has anyone seen my beloved shoe. My number is+64274533883.
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Beautiful campsite by the river, nice views. No water, clean toilets. Easy to find, lots of space.
Strangers arrived at 4am. Did not feel safe. Would not recommend!
Good sized camping area by the river. Children were having fun jumping off the jetty and swimming in the river. There is a great walking track from here over to Arapuni Dam, 2-3 hours return. There have always been other campers here the few times we've stayed.
Pros: nice view, toilets and wooden tables available; Cons: toilets were in a miserable state. Never again!
Jones Landing is a quiet place, with a beautiful outlook over Lake Arapuni and on the other side is Bulmers Landing.
The day I was there the weather started out beautiful, the southerly that kicked up in the afternoon was quite cool. I launched my Minicat successfully and had a lovely sail.
The gates are locked in the evening and you must be self contained to stay overnight. They come down and check before locking you in for the night and there is no length of stay restrictions on that side of the lake.
The beach looked safe for swimming and children though there was a bit of weed further out.
There is a nice clean toilet block and large rubbish bins.
A lovely quiet night by myself.
Due to the lack of rain in the area for some months it was pretty dry and dusty especially with the wind but well worth the visit.
There are some walks and bike tracks nearby as well, but didn't get to try them out, will save them for next time.
Overall a beautiful place to stay.