Whakamaru Domain Camping Area

Whakamaru Domain Camping Area



4 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

108 Basic Camping

2 Tokoroa



Area in blue shows available camping area


This reserve is located between Mangakino and Whakamaru on the edge of Lake Maraetai. The camping area is in the paddock near the toilet block. No power is available. This reserve does get used for events so check www.eventscapital.co.nz to make sure it is available for camping. There is no charge for camping here, and campers may stay a maximum of 2 nights.


Feature Value Info


North IslandWaikatoTokoroa


  • Basic Camping
  • Free


Keybags's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great little site. Very quiet with clean, flushing toilets.
Long grass in the paddock, so just take your time driving & it’s all good!

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Elise Boinnot

Ranking: 9/10

Basic campsite in the middle of a grass field. The facilities were very clean. May not be easy to find, from Whakamaru turn right (there is a sign about Mangakino Moto X park), you have to pass a gate and then there is the camping. There is an entrance opposite the toilet block.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Nigel Shaw

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

Basic camping, large paddock to camp in, flush toilets, quite location

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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amaccormack's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 5/10

The paddock where you stop your camper had very long grass so was very wary not knowing what the ground was like underneath and what I might drive over. We were the only ones there, not sure the rankers map location is completely correct as we found it quite hard to find and had to go round in a circle and ask at petrol station before we found it! But nice views, basic toilets and free.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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