Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground...

Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground



22 Rankers Reviews

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13 Christchurch


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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.


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Waihora Park Domain Camping Ground

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South IslandCanterburyChristchurch


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Gary Read

Ranking: 10/10

A very thoughtful community run campsite. Instructions are friendly and clear and although the amenities are basic, they are certainly good enough for this peaceful, flat spot. The plant nursery gardens are worth a look.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Ali's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Lovely spot with bellbirds and lots of trees. Very quiet.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Lovely open area surrounded by tree's. Toilets are clean and tidy, drinking water and tank filling onsite. No shower's

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Jaime and Jon

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely open space with benches, recycling facilities and bins, clean toilet block (if slightly rough around the edges), and good shelter from the wind! Absolute bargain at $10 per vehicle, a great place to stop on the beautiful Banks Peninsula.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Teena Mathew

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome campsite- clean toilets with paper and sanitiser . $10/ vehicle ! Awesome

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Juergen's avatar


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 over 2 years ago

Sita's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 2 years 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 over 2 years ago