Kaitoke Regional Park Camping...

Kaitoke Regional Park Camping Ground


61 Rankers Reviews

13 Face-to-Face

6 Hutt Valley


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Plenty of space to stay on river flats surrounded by native bush and only 30 minutes drive from Wellington City. Lots of nearby walks including beautiful (and brisk) river swims.

Have a chat to the ranger to get permission to light a campfire on the riverbank - an amazing way to spent the evening under the stars!

Credit card and debit card payments can be made on site.


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Greater Wellington Regional Council

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North IslandWellington RegionHutt Valley


  • Basic Camping


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Jak's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Love to stay out here either camping or in my van. Great place for the dog to run around and meet other dogs.

Reviewed 9 days ago

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Paul Costelloe

Ranking: 9/10

6 Powered sites available, very clean toilets, no showers but an awesome river to swim in. This is a beautiful camp site with great walks and places to sit and just rest and enjoy the surroundings. A bit noisy over new years etc. but after that it was very quiet. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Loaf's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Really beautiful place to stay. Very spacious. Fantastic value for money.

Reviewed 10 months ago

Kyje's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

$8 per adult for unpowered sites and $16 for powered sites. Free BBQs and even jugs and toasters available for use at most of the kitchen areas.
Stunning setting, great walks around the river. If you are looking at staying for a few days and need a hot shower, the pool in Upper Hutt - H2O Xtreme is $5.10 per adult and has a large public spa, sauna and steam room (over 16s only).

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Danielle Pegge

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Ranking: 9/10

Awesome campground. The park is beautiful and well maintained, and it's a scenic drive in/out too. You can park up or camp right next to the river. There are plenty of short walks in the park or you can swim in the river. Facilities were clean, the only thing that stopped me from giving it a 10 was that there are no showers. We were there on a weekend and it can get pretty busy but there's loads of space.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Wendy.'s avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant!...everything you need for camping -minus showers. Beautiful setting and fab bush walks. Dog friendly....new fav place, will be back.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Bonbons's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Kaitoke is a favorite of ours. Really happy vibe, good family campground. Rangers are total stars!
Pet friendly- so there are a tonne of dogs at all times, but owners are very responsible. Great wee tracks nearby, swimming holes, perfect for kids to take bikes. Good for tents, caravans or campers.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Clara's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Great location by the river. Just be careful with other people’s dogs. My son was bitten on the face by a dog whose owners left it unattended on a 10m rope. 🤷🏻‍♀️
We spent half a day in hospital and my son will now have Permenant scaring.
The ranger said he couldn’t do much other than tell the dog owner to tie their dog up on a shorter leash.
Tbh - I think he should have evicted them from the camp grounds, as their dog was clearly not under their control. I would have liked a better response. Especially as it was Wellington anniversary weekend and the park was very busy with kids running everywhere.

Reviewed over 1 year ago