Lake McGregor

Lake McGregor

Overnight Campervan Parking



33 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

357 Basic Camping

18 Lake Tekapo



Lake McGregor


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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieLake Tekapo


  • Basic Camping


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Sam's avatar


Ranking: 3/10

Looks like a fairly nice campsite, but sign said closed for winter. Didn't mention this on the main road which is pretty anoying. Drove all the way out to find we couldn't camp. Just make sure you can actually camo there before you go.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Joe's avatar


Ranking: 3/10

It was 10$ per person, long drop toilet , there are two sinks, but it was needed pumping so uncomfortable. Totally not worth, if 5 dollars I would understand.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Michael S

Ranking: 7/10

Abgelegner Platz nach langer Schotterstraße direkt am Lake Mc Gregor. Alle Plätze haben seeblick. Begrenzte anzahl an Plätzen ca 30 Stück.
Toiletten war super dreckig, Wasser zum abwaschen vorhanden. Traumhafter Sternhimmel!
10 Dollar pro Person beim Ranger bezahlt.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Lucinda's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful small lake , very quite and peaceful and best place for visiting Tekapo. Long drop toilets fine. Washing up area with hand pump and some picnics benches! Would definitely go again.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Megan Belanger 's avatar

Megan Belanger

Ranking: 9/10

There are more than 5 sites here - more like 30. Toilets were excellent and the taps were good for washing dishes. There’s a place for rubbish, which is nice. The lake was beautiful and peaceful. Picnic benches and some grassy areas for eating on. It’s mostly just a parking lot with a nice lake side picnic area, but it’s cheap and ok for non self contained vehicles. Enjoyed our time here. Not many sandflies either.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Emma's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

I think we ended up staying at the Lake McGregor camp. Whichever one is further on. Drove into the first and it appeared to be full. Available spaces between campers taken up by people setting up tables and chairs, spreading out across sites. So we drove on to the next one which also appeared full of semi-permanent vans with no one staying in them. There were directions to see the camp host but they were also away for the entire time we spent there. Some other campers encouraged us to stay, assuring us it was ok which was a relief. $5-10 p.p, p.n
As we drove out the next day we saw that campers had lined up all along the outside of the fence at the earlier campsite, so we could have stayed there after all. Drop toilets were fine

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Jonas R. 's avatar

Jonas R.

Ranking: 4/10

Review for both camp sites as they are close together. Only affordable camp sites around since they ban freedom camping around here. Annoying since camp sites are both pretty bad, old facilities and few good spots to park your car but seems to be the only cheap places. Stayed one night out of necessity.

Reviewed 10 months ago

Lance's avatar


Ranking: 3/10

We didn’t stay here as we were self contained and found a few places on the road out to here. The lady in the I-site wasn’t very helpful but did point us to this site which we found a place to stay just before here.

Reviewed 10 months ago