Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground...

Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground




12 Rankers Reviews

0 Face-to-Face

42 Basic Camping

13 Christchurch



Waihora Domain Camping Ground


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.


Feature Value Info


South IslandCanterburyChristchurch


  • Basic Camping





  • Unpowered Campsite

    It has public toilets and running water only. No power points are available at the moment. There is a good playground and tree hut, also a built-in BBQ. There are plans to build a shower block in the near future.

    Site Fee $10/day


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Kendra Williamson's avatar

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 16 days ago

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Ramoutcho's avatar


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 5 months ago

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Wintercoat's avatar


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 1 year ago

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Oceane Imber

Ranking: 10/10

Great spot to spend the night, lots of space and clean facility, highly recommend this great spot between Christchurch and Akaroa.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jade Bangs

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic spot to spend the night. Lovely secluded area that seems to be well maintained. Lots of space! Big open field, there is also a corner that has trees and shrubs that gives you more privacy and freedom camping feel if that's what you're after. Very clean toilets. Also a play area that kids would love, which also has a very cute tree house! Worth the $10 if you're looking for a nice peaceful spot for the night.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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deborah cooper


Ranking: 10/10

Great spot! Clean, good flushing toilets. Heaps of room for privacy.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Jessica Holmes's avatar

Jessica Holmes

Ranking: 10/10

Great camping ground... plenty of space so you're not on top of one another!
Free BBQ available... bring your own cleaning equipment though, as the stuff provided hasn't been replaced in a while!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Florian Audon

Ranking: 10/10

Really good. Cheap campsite.

Reviewed over 2 years ago