14 Rankers Reviews
116 Basic Camping
Camp at the Dry Creek Valley campsite by arrangement. Toilets and drinking water are available. Contact the park ranger to arrange a permit (firstname.lastname@example.org). Camping fees are $5 per adult and $2 per child per night.
North Island ▷ Wellington Region ▷ Wellington
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Tash & Laura
Good campsite - basic but nice
8$pp per night
Clean fairly new toilet block plus drinking water right next to main area of campsite (no walk)
Lots of yummy blackberries to pick!
No shower or hot water but stream v nearby
Can do walks from campsite but over the stream so shoes will get wet!
Crickets were very noisy which can’t be helped !
Park ranger came daily about 8
Some of the area is a bit sloped/ not shaded. Wasn’t too busy when we stayed which meant only 2 toilets was fine but can imagine if when near capacity (says can fit 150 not quite sure how) could feel a bit cramped
Overall v good value and only half an hour into wellington /theferry
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There is some misinformation on this app but on 24th Jan 2019 it cost us $8pp in the honesty box and the gates were open when we arrived after 11pm. Gravelled carparks, fields for tents and decent toilets in a beautiful bush setting. A great option for camping not far from Wellington City. Will stay again!
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Awesome camp ground with honesty box alot of travellers that do not use public toilet and just squat which is not fair on others and have the cheek to leave there wipes there. The toilets here were clean and just a pleasant spot
Easy to find site 20 minutes out of Wellington. Toilet facilities were clean and there was drinking water available. I was told the gate would close at 6.30 and I was late off the ferry but just made it, not sure if the gate was ever closed though. 8$ fee per person, less for kids. Great for a nights peaceful stay.
Very nice campground close to Wellington (about 30min drive without traffic but it could be much more during morning and afternoon peaks). You can stay on carpark before the gate but it is better to continue about 300m and there is another nice and maybe more quiet grass camping area. Everything very clean. Train station from/to Wellington. $8 one way pp.
Very convenient for ferry. Plenty of grassy pitches. Quite busy in early March still.
Great campsite close to Wellington! The bathroom are a very far walk but very clean. The area is beautiful!
Really easy to find. The place is right next to the exit of the motorway, the 'Dry Creek Valley' is also advertised. At 8pm a cool ranger came who collected from each camper the money. The toilets were really far away, but the way there was really nice and you could also collect some blackberries there.