Henley Lake Freedom Camping

Henley Lake Freedom Camping


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10 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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Laurie's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lake Henley in winter not to cold big parking area for vans . Alot of ducks and geese near by .Can hear traffic sometimes .Toilets are locked at night even as it's a freedom camping area seems council hasn't thought of overnite travellers

Reviewed 3 months ago

Tyla's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Amazing hot shower!!

Reviewed 4 months ago

Dmitri's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Really nice peaceful spot. Its not a walking distance to the center but has good nature and birds.
Toilets and showers are not operating. (chemical single toilet is provided)

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Owen and liz

Ranking: 10/10

Sweet place to camp toilets are now renovated and clean with a free hot shower and a 24 hour toilet and shower on the end of public bathrooms . Lovely place to stay . But Friday and Saturday nights can be a bit noisey due to a few boy racers but this is a sometimes thing. However Monday through to Thursday we have not had problems . Dog friendly and the walks are amazing a must stay. U can’t swim in lake .

Reviewed 12 months ago

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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 about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago

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 year 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 over 1 year 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 almost 2 years 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 almost 2 years 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 2 years ago

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 about 2 years 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 2 years ago