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9 reviews
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good67%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Spacious and convenient, perfect for Tongariro Pass access”
6 Mar 2018
“Nice grassy sites”
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State Highway 48 | 6km east of National Park village, about 10km from Whakapapa, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
68.9 km to Taupo Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great DOC site with individual campervan slots suitable for long wheel-based vehicles. Camping area, toilets and access to walks all available. Tongariro shuttle picks up from the campsite driveway, real convenient.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Atc22
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had a campervan and a tent. There were nice spots to camp but unfortunately it was rainy. We found a nice grassy spot for the tent. We stayed 2 nights since we were doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It is quiet but can get...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank charesefl
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Set back off the road down a long drive, the camp is nice and quiet. The sites are separated with trees and shrubbery so are somewhat private. It cost $13 each for the night and payment is on an honesty system with your money going...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank kiwitraveler92
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I guess the rates went up or I went in high season, but we had to pay $13pp. It's a fairly small campground. We arrived around 6pm in the middle of the week in March and there were many tent sites still available in the...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank eugtam
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a quiet area with secluded treed sites. The cost is a mere $6 pp so don't scrimp and try to rip off the DOC! It is first come first served so try to get there around 4pm to secure a spot. The road...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Lee D
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New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Tongariro National Park > Whakapapa
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"arrive early in busy periods, as you cannot book. It was full 10 Feb 2016 It's a campsite! Is this the..."
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