Lake Alexandrina

Lake Alexandrina

Overnight Campervan Parking


31 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

17 Lake Tekapo

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Serenity on the lake shore
Through the lupines at Lake Alexandrina


A fantastic, basic camping area on the shores of Lake Alexandrina.


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Mackenzie District Council

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieLake Tekapo


  • Basic Camping


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Ian's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful location. Campers can also stay here not just vehicles. $20 per person. Doc location. Crystal clear water, fishing and birdlife.
Beautiful Southern Crested Grebe easily seen here.

Reviewed 2 months ago

lilie's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Its $20 per vehicule just a little square place where you can park your car, toilette and a nice lake to see sunset or sunrise. There are lot of houses overthere.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Sascha's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful lake side camping, good for a swim . 10$ per adult. Perfect overnight stay

Reviewed over 2 years ago

TC's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Beautiful area, but not where you'd park your motorhome. Cost is $20 overnight.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

kiwikath's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Don't bother camping here. Very rocky campsite, and no water.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Megan Belanger

Ranking: 7/10

We are non-self contained so we tried to stay here instead of the Lake McGregor site next-door (which was listed as self contained only at the time). However, we got there and it seemed to be the same site with the Alexandrina side being for long stay caravans and the McGregor side for everyone else. We ended up staying at McGregor - which was great. A bit confusing at first but the McGregor site has toilets and taps and definitely allows non self contained vehicles - or tents!

Reviewed about 3 years ago

Ryan's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Great location and very cheap ($5 per person). There are toilets and a sink with a pump tap; however, the toilets are long-drops and you have to take all your rubbish with you upon leaving (this includes your used toilet paper). If that puts you off, this place is not for you. We on the other hand, loved the fact that we went to bed with a beautiful starry night view and woke up to a stunning view of the lake and surrounding mountains. All in all, a decent campsite for the price.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Rachel's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

Drove to the site & saw sign saying it was closed for winter.
A sign on the main road, would have been helpful, as this was a long & unnecessary drive.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago