Henley Lake Freedom Camping

Henley Lake Freedom Camping



19 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

233 Basic Camping

14 Masterton


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Easy access Freedom Camping in the Wairarapa.

Henley Lake is situated just off the highway but is very quiet with excellent facilities. It provides freedom camping for self contained vehicles in a great setting, close to the city. Note you must park on the sealed area. The toilets are closed at night.


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North IslandWairarapaMasterton


  • Basic Camping
  • Free




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Justin White's avatar

Justin White

Ranking: 10/10

Free showers, clean bathroom, nice view, there’s not much else you can ask for. The toilet facilities weren’t locked at night and must be new because there was no door to the men or women’s restroom.

Reviewed 18 days ago

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Shar-ron & Jim

Ranking: 8/10

Last minute stop over, one night. Beside beautiful lake. Parking in car park. Clean toilets locked at night.

Reviewed 23 days ago

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Rebecca's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Really nice spot! In a carpark with a beautiful big pond, public toilets even with a free shower. The toilets close at night but the family/disabled toilet stayed opened all night. Lots and lots of swans/ducks/geese (scary). Really nice in spring to see all the baby animals

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Uschi's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Die genauen Daten sind:
-40.950837S, 175.678524E
Die Dusche ist abgeschlossen.
Platz direkt am See mit vielen Schwänen und Enten. Sehr ruhig.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Dave Kitson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely spot overlooking lake full of swans ducks and geese. Quiet, peaceful and level.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Swiss MiRi

Ranking: 6/10

Was good for a free night. Nice view but just on a parkingslot.
Toilets are closed at night.
Busy place (a lot cars in and out)

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Lausgrott from Germany

Ranking: 8/10

That’s a good place to stay ,clean toilets, closed at night, with a water.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Alice's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Quiet campsite next to a pretty lake. Not too close to busy roads. Lots of geese and ducks in the morning! Toilets in the car park, however they close at night so make sure you give yourself plenty of time to go. Sign states the time the toilets will close. No dump station

Reviewed over 1 year ago

David's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

What a loverly place, would have give 10 but for the locals driving in and out into the early hours. Maybe a good spot to stop for lunch and a walk around the lake,toilet are average.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 9/10

29Sept18. Stopped here for lunch and had a walk round the lake. A great little place. A few parking spots long enough for our 7.7m motor home.
Toilets ok.
Would have done an overnight if it fitted in with our plans. Have bookmarked for our next trip.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Becky's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot on the lake front, very quiet and peaceful. We had only one other fellow camper to share with.
This carpark may be a bit of a boy racer area on the weekends - we had a few show up before midnight but were quiet enough and left after sitting with their lights shining at each other for about half an hour.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Phil's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Quiet and safe area to stay. Lovely spot with exellent cycle and walking tracks

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Denise Hall

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot, lovely friendly ducks and geese, good toilets locked at night, free.

Reviewed over 3 years ago