Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground...

Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground

Motukarara

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17 Rankers Reviews

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15 Basic Camping

1 Christchurch

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Waihora Domain Camping Ground

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Open for winter camping

The Waihora Park Domain is a very peaceful setting in Motukarara, near Banks Penisula on the way out to Akaroa. There is a children's playground with a tree hut and a real lifeboat and plenty of room to set up your space. A free gas BBQ is also available. This is a pet friendly campsite with basic facilities available. It is also very close to the start of the Rail Trail to Little River. No bookings are required but please bring correct change ($10/site per night). For more information phone (03)3297818. If you enjoy your stay - please leave a review on 'Rankers'.

Open for winter camping - limited camp sites around the Loop Road. Check ground conditions before leaving the track.

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Juergen

Ranking: 9/10

Stunning campsite with a nice children's play ground. Facilities are very basic but clean. No showers yet. Worthwhile for $10/night. Bring cash for the honesty box.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Sita

Ranking: 10/10

Nice spot, very spacious! Clean toilets and bins for garbage.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Tom McKernan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very spacious community owned site. Flat and well drained there's heaps of space for all manner of running about and games. There's a nice children's playground in one corner. It has an adequate toilet and a couple of water taps but that's it. No mobile data could be had. Only $10 per night paid into an honesty box.

Why would you? It's a handy stopover between Banks Peninsula and Christchurch; quiet, roomy and relaxing; no commercial distractions nearby; only $10 per night.

Why wouldn't you? None of the facilities you'd expect on a commercial site. No data and no shops nearby.

Mark-downs? At $10 per night it would hardly be fair to complain.

Return? Yes I would return.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Derwyn

Ranking: 10/10

Great place to stay. Heaps of space to camp, toilets old but clean. Free gas bbqs, seating and a great play ground for the kids. Will be staying there again. Life boat has been fenced off.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Jenny

Ranking: 10/10

Loved this campsite - it is cheap and cheerful with good clean bathroom facilities for an evening or two there. There is not much else in the areaso be prepared to stay on site and bring your own food/water! Plenty of options to set up under - shade, sun, away from wind etc. An easy drive to Christchurch, Akaroa or anywhere south

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Kendra Williamson

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Gorgeous spot! Huge space for games and the gardens are fun to explore. We made the mistake of staying the night before a racing meet so sunday morning was alive and kicking with the sounds of horseraces but to be fair the kids loved that! Toilets are exceptionally clean, drinking water, free bbq and rubbish bins!! All for $10 a site!! The playground is great entertainment for the kids but the treehut is condemned unfortunatelyi Definitely recommend

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Ramoutcho

Ranking: 9/10

The bbq doesn’t works, the shower aren’t built for now, but it’s 10$/camp.
Nice site, many place, toilets ok with paper, nice nursery next, on tyr main road and easy to found.
Did the job

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Wintercoat

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent wide open and green spot with various spaces with trees for cover. Really pleasant ambiance, with flush toilets - old but well maintained.

Reviewed over 2 years ago