Te Kopua Whanau Camping Ground

Te Kopua Whanau Camping Ground



26 Rankers Reviews

5 Face-to-Face

156 Basic Camping

5 Raglan


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A very basic camping ground for $10 per person, per night. Situated away from the surf at Ocean Beach. A great place to watch a west coast sunset.

This campground was once known as Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive Camping.

They now have a check-in and booking system at the front gate, similar to the system that DOC uses where you fill-out a form and drop it in the box provided.


Feature Value Info


North IslandWaikatoRaglan


  • Basic Camping



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Michael's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Stunning place to stay even in the middle of winter. We turned up at 9pm on a Sunday and could check in with no hassle at all. Fill out a small form and pick a site number. Lovely owners and great facilities.

Reviewed 8 days ago

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Reba's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

I ended up staying for 4 nights during Raglan’s summer peak. The owners were sweet and helpful and made sure everyone who needed a place to sleep got in. One can walk along the beach into town, and sweet sunsets. The facilities were basic, bathrooms were out of soap, hot showers for $1 or cold for free, but I would stay again!

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Dom's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Large flat field surrounded by great views. $10 per head. Friendly check-in. Quiet at night. Excellent hot showers. We had a large camper - plenty of space for it. No power but there was drinking water and rubbish disposal. Recommend!

Reviewed 5 months ago

Bartezz's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Flat grassy lot with a toilet/shower block on it. Nothing more nothing less. Some friendly permanent campers. Self check-in like a DOC site but with numbered spots. Toilet block could use a ckean, don't understand why people need to leave a mess for others. Didn't spot any rats as mentioned. Lots of pokekes tho.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Zoe's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Has hot showers for $1 for like 3 minutes which was so nice. Plenty of room. Close to the beach. Only thing was there were a lot of rats around.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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R Stuart Nicholson

Ranking: 4/10

Two of us camped overnight. Price was good. Good company, and full with orderly and co-operating campers. Experience was spoilt by overloaded sewer from toilet block so that toilets were not flushing. I reported this to the staff in the hut on the gate. I recommend that the sewer be upgraded or not so many campers be allowed to stay.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Carolyn Jackson

Ranking: 10/10

Great place to stay, 20 mins easy stroll across the paddock and air strip to town. $10 per night per person, easy site check in when unmanned via the pay in envelope and site number tag system. Operators are around late afternoon around 5pm to assign additional sites. Cold and $1 coin hot showers. Tidy facilities, no kitchen. Similar to our DOC run sites.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Ma's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

This place is right up my alley,no power/no wifi lol,fishing is a hop skip and a jump away,toilets should be everybody's responsibility to help keep clean,showers,just happy their's some there lol, I was unfortunate to take the wrong company there one year which could've resulted in me being asked to leave,future note to one's self, behave, show respect for fellow campers and remember to carry on making beautiful memories for our whanau, Nga Mihi Kia Koe Pablou and Moko's your mahi to keep this place going for those who appreciate and love the place is amazingly awesome xoxo

Reviewed over 1 year ago