Pohangina Base Campsite

Pohangina Base Campsite

Pohangina Valley area


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  • Pohangina Base and Campsite closed

    Pohangina Base and Campsite are closed until 18 July 2022 for maintenance. 

    First published on 30 June 2022. Last reviewed on 19 July 2022.


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DOC Manawatu/Whanganui

Central government organisation


North IslandManawatu - WanganuiPalmerston North


  • Basic Camping


Alice's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

First the location of this paid campground is WRONG on the Rankers app. It is located north of Piripiri campground and the true location is showed on the DOC website. You need to book in advance as there are different codes on many padlocks to access anything and everything. At first we were given the wrong codes ... while we were already on site with almost no cellphone reception! Price is $12 per night per person for access to the hot shower.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Mike Macready

Ranking: 9/10

Clean and tidy with outside cooking/fire places. Need to book in and get lock codes. No cellular reception.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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