Pinders Pond

Pinders Pond

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221 Freedom Camping

4 Roxburgh

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North of Roxburgh is the awesome Roxburgh Hydro Dam, lake and village. Built in the 1950s, the resulting lake has outstanding fishing and recreation opportunities. Trees surround a tranquil camping area and swimming spot at Pinders Pond on the east side of the Clutha River, just south of Roxburgh.

Respect the beauty of this place, take out what you take in and relish the experience.

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South IslandCentral OtagoRoxburgh

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  • Freedom Camping
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Sue's avatar

Sue

Ranking: 6/10

Lovely spot, nice views of the river and ‘pond’. Toilet was ok, a bit smelly but not to bad. Not very level though. We had a horrible night though with someone driving circles around all the vans tooting their horn, sirens going and lights flashing at midnight quite a few times just to be annoying! Called the police and that soon stopped.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Christina

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely spot for a stop over. One toilet/portaloo which was a little smelly.
No cellphone coverage

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Brad

Ranking: 5/10

This spot is over-rated by the previous reviewers in my opinion compared to other similarly rated spots I have stayed at. It is a large uneven dirt parking area without much charm. A bonus is that it is on Clutha Gold trail.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Warren Molesworth

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous spot, nice ride along the rail trail for lunch.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Michiel de Weerd

Ranking: 9/10

I love this spot. Plenty of room on the 'main' field by the lakeshore and a few more private spots if you turn right at the entrance. Situated in a pine forest. The road and town is noticeable depending of the wind direction, therefore i give this spot 9 points.
If you take a more private spot be prepared to say 'hi' quite a lot, since people walk by if they are strolling around the lake.
The drive from Queenstown is astonishing! Take your time! Outer Earthish amazing.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Shannon Radcliffe

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Nice sheltered peaceful spot with a cycling track along the Clutha river. Roxburgh minutes up the road.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Mike Hancock

Ranking: 9/10

Great place, very quiet, right next to the cycle trail, long drop only, very clean, no water, but for self contained, excellent.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Lindsay Berquist

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

A really beautiful stopover at Pinders Pond for self contained motorhomes, (I would call it a lake).Quite a few spots at different parts of the area with great views over the pond. No water, and only a smelly longdrop.Just a few km's from Roxburgh on Teviot Rd.I think there may be a few "mozzies" too ,but they didn't bother us in May.

Reviewed over 4 years ago