Lowburn Harbour

Lowburn Harbour

Overnight Campervan Parking


76 Rankers Reviews

7 Face-to-Face

3 Cromwell

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Self-contained campers only

3 night stay maximum


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South IslandCentral OtagoCromwell


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Shykiwi's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Fairly larger area can be exposed to strong wind. Many campervans so get there a little early to get a decent spot. The toilets a bit stinky and over used so use your own onboard toilet. 5 minutes from Cromwell

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Jenna's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice place. Large area for a lot of campers. Next to the road so you do get road noises. We parked next to a toilet which was quite manky so we used our own. Did see another block of toilets down the other end so don’t know what those are like.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Bethan's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Great for a stop off point if you want a place to stay for the night. The views are nice and there are plenty of spots. Only thing that wasn’t great was the toilets- no lights at night and no toilet paper.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Wai wai

Ranking: 9/10

Stayed two nights. Good to have a break. Lake right next to you when you wake up in the morning. Main Rd right next to us. But wasn’t to bad. Free wifi but was intermittent. Still can’t complain when is free. Would stay again. Town close.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Valg's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

A large popular spot for campers . Toilets clean , water and wifi. Sheltered or open areas with lake views or not to choose from.
Raining on our visit but no ground flooding . A great stop for the night.

Reviewed 11 months ago

Leon's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great Camping Spot.
Rubbish and clean toilets avaible.
A lot of space and 3 nights allowed.
Really big Waterfunpark starts from 35 NZD p.p.
Free W-Lan around the facilities.

Reviewed 11 months ago

Leslie's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Stayed for 3 nights just after Xmas, it’s a huge place and easily had 100 vans/motor home/caravans scattered around the lakeside, mostly relatively flat spots. It rained all night our last night and didn’t get bogged in. Toilets were clean and had paper. Huge water park inflatables there over the summer which was fun to watch and the day cars leave about 6pm when it closes and more lakefront spots open up. Really appreciated this site from the council with it being a guarantee spot regardless what time we arrived due to it’s sheer size!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Joanne's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Free campsite with wifi, perfect for self contained campers. Plenty of space, dogs allowed and a great view. Toilet was clean with toilet paper on our stay.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Daniel's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Large flat area right by lake Dunstan. nice surroundings and close to Cromwell Has flushing toilets and rubbish. Although we had to take our own toilet paper and the rubbish was full while we were there.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Justine's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Hard to find using the directions on here... but was able to drive back to the site.
good facilities- cold as no walls by the roof but paper was in good supply and it flushed..
great view and quite a few people using this stop

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Jood's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Huge open, level, hard gravel site by a lake. VERY windy when we were there so dust everywhere. Room for loads of Van's with no overcrowding. Basic toilets, take a torch at night! Surprisingly there was wifi. There's prettier sites to be found.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Linda's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Price: free
Location: by a beautiful lake. Also by a highway but it is a quiet way.
Insects: no, there are some ducks but the are sweet
Wc’s: Nice, toiletpapier is not much but it’s okay
Douche: no douche but you can make a dive in the water.

We have for the first time in our trip free WiFi here.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Liz Wade

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Good size area for stopover. Didn’t use the facilities and WiFi not working. Busy but fine for an overnight stop.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago