Diamond Lake (Glenorchy)

Diamond Lake (Glenorchy)

Overnight Campervan Parking



7 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

89 Freedom Camping

10 Glenorchy




Feature Value Info


South IslandQueenstown RegionGlenorchy


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free





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Ranking: 9/10

Great little place but not a free camping area. It may have used to be but now it's DOC. $8 per person but with a drop toilet. Great view of diamond lake.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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James Jackson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Fair old trek to this one, nice and remote with fantastic views. Had the place to ourselves.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Jacqui Deans

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

We arrived in the dark but good site, beautiful views. No facilities but fine for self contained vehicles and cheap for a family ($20). Only 10km outside of Queenstown

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Sam Creecy


Ranking: 8/10

A short walk around the lake, on a full moon it was pretty magical!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Bill McMurray

Ranking: 10/10

Rough gravel road, narrow in parts, to get there, but well worth it. The scenery is really magic and on a still day the lake looks like a mirror. Only for self-contained though. No toilet, but can use water from lake. We stayed there three days - didn't want to leave!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Karen Perry


Ranking: 6/10

The campsite was a little disappointing. The drive there is fantastic, but the camping area itself is not that fantastic. There are a number of telephone poles in front of you. Having said that we had the place to ourselves which was nice.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Christian Schumacher


Ranking: 10/10

Most stunning view of the lake, parking space is situated in front of a charming forest.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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