5 Rankers Reviews
176 Freedom Camping
- Camping is permitted 1 December - Easter Weekend, subject to availability
- There is a toilet/changing block open during this period
- A permit is required to camp at Kimberly Reserve at all times
- Dogs allowed off leash but must be under control at all times and kept away from swimmers/bush
- All campers need to apply for a permit from www.horowhenua.govt.nz
Warning: There is pest control work going on in this reserve. Please keep dogs on a leash and keep children in direct sight. Signage at the reserve provides more detailed information.
North Island ▷ Wellington Region ▷ Levin
Very quite place to stay the night. Please remember you need to ask for permission first. The bad thing was that the WC were closed when we arrived, but it was ok for one night.
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We came in hope for campsite with bathrooms, as was written in reviews, those were closed at 6 p.m., se we left. Looks quiet and nice though.
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Nice big campground
8km to next city(levin) with many stores
and as highlight a cold water schower for free
Lovely place with lots of space and a great view to the nearby mountains. Clean toilets and washbasins, cold shower in the open.
According to locals, they never seen or applied for the required permit sticker. Couldn‘t get it anyway, as we arrived on Sunday and Council office was closed.
Only (minor) issue: whole campground was covered with cut grass, which then obviously ended up inside the tent :-)
Nice open site with plenty of space. Wasn’t crowded even on Easter weekend when families came and set up camp. Clean toilets and large rubbish bins.
There’s a small river here but it’s not a great example of clean green NZ. There are signs up warning about toxic algae and unfortunately the local hunters have used it to dispose of their headless boar carcasses. So yeah stay on the grassy field and enjoy the sunset in this peaceful setting.
It’s odd that the council expect people to get a permit in advance for this free site. We arrived on dark and without a permit. No warden was seen.