Lowburn Harbour

Lowburn Harbour

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59 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

111 Freedom Camping

2 Cromwell




Self-contained campers only

3 night stay maximum


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South IslandCentral OtagoCromwell


  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Lisa's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

sehr großer Platz an wunderschönem See. Toiletten in Ordnung.

Reviewed 20 days ago

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Mike Sc

Ranking: 9/10

Magical. Large site beside lake with resident ducks. A full moon over the lake with a few stray clouds. Perfect. Simple toilet facilities.didnt see dump or potable water. Trees for shade.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Ambs's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lovely spot on a lake. It’s right off the highway but far enough that the noise isn’t a bother. Toilets are ok, but bring your own toilet paper. There were also bins but they were full. We got there on a Sunday and perhaps they don’t service toilets or bins over the weekend, so may be better during the week.
Other than that, nice place and plenty of room! Would suggest if you’re heading to Wanaka or Queenstown and want to save some cash before you inevitably blow it all in these towns :)

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Mads Mossin

Ranking: 8/10

A big free place. Room for many campers. Nice small town and beautiful surroundings. But close to a "heavy traffic" road.

Reviewed 5 months ago and experienced in March 2019

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Kipnkeri's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Easily one of the best sites in the south. Pretty as a picture with great vibe. Basic toilets but setting made it worth waiting in a line for the loo. Stay here!

Reviewed 8 months ago

Taylor's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

This was in a great position right by the lake with lots of friendly ducks wandering around. There were designated recycling bins, which was great! There were a few elderly couples who had set up camp there to stay more than just the night. One man in particular seemed quite concerned about others disturbing the piece and was quite watchful of us. Aside from this, it was a great spot!

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Pat Burns


Ranking: 8/10

Wow, beautiful spot on the river where you can swim. Lots of space. Toilets are okay.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Clare & Gerry

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot. Toilets and rubbish bins. Lots of space beside Lake Dunstan. Swimming lovely.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Aisling's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great spot! We stayed here for 3 nights and it was ideal. There's room for about a hundred campers and so much space that you never feel crowded. The only downside is there is no drinking water, dump station and the bins are always full because there's so many people but would absolutely recommend it otherwise just be prepared for the ducks!

Reviewed 9 months ago

Pedro's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful view of the lake. We get a place by the lake coast easily. Toilets were ok. I could swim im the lake, an exciting experience. Flat place to park the Campervan.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Freya's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Huge campsite with loads of space to spread out along the edge of the lake. Not much nearby but lots of toilets. A good place to stop between Wanaka and Queenstown.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Glen Marshall UK

Ranking: 9/10

Stayed here on journey up to Twizel from Cromwell then on journey to Dunedin brilliant view of lake plenty of parking but quite busy, good toilet block & very close to Cromwell which is a nice little place to visit & has a farmers market on a Saturday recommended as great stop over
Jas & Glen uk

Reviewed 10 months ago

Joanne's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great free campsite to stop a night on the way to Lake Tekapo from Christchurch. We arrived late, around 10pm and the campsite area is huge and able to accommodate lots of campers, motorhomes, campervan. Public toilets are clean but due to lots of campers, they ran out of toilet paper. Recycling bins also available next to the public toilets. Beautiful view in the morning.

Reviewed about 1 year ago