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The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park

1208 Lake Hawea _ Makarora Rd State Highway 6, Lake Hawea 9345 New Zealand
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#2 of 4 Speciality lodging in Lake Hawea
Lake Hawea Holiday Park is located at the gateway to Queenstown Lakes; situated on the lakefront of Lake Hawea. This gem of a campground is set amongst mature trees, on spacious and sheltered grounds, offering spectacular views of Lake Hawea and the surrounding mountains. Accommodation: The campground has 98 generously sized powered sites and 250 grassed tent sites; 10 standard cabins (sleep 6), 1 lakeside cabin (sleeps 2), 4 self-contained tourist flats (sleep 4-6) and a self-contained 3 bedroom holiday lodge (sleeps 7-9). Self-contained accommodation and the lakeside cabin includes linen, where as the standard cabins can be provided with linen for a small fee. Park amenities include: communal fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezers, ovens, microwaves, kettles and toasters, a dining area, digital TV and internet, male and female toilet/shower blocks, dump station, laundry, linen hire, wireless broadband access, playground, barbecue, FREE DVD hire, camp store and booking office. The staff at the office are here to help you make your trip memorable. On-site van storage is available year round. Causal showers and the use of the dump station can be arranged for non-guests for a small fee. Dogs are welcome by arrangement, excluding summer holidays.There is a large outdoor fire place beside the lake, to socialise with other campers or toast marshmallows, whilst enjoying the views.A boat ramp is on the park boundary, for fishing and water sports enthusiasts.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Bicycle rental
Game room
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
Horseback riding
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Seating area
Hair dryer
Room types
Mountain view
Family rooms
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Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, Portuguese
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nursealana wrote a review Feb 2021
New Zealand29 contributions19 helpful votes
We could see that this would be a place that the southerners come every year to bring their families. It was a feel good place with good sized camp sites. We had a powered camp site under a lovely shady tree and close to showers/kitchen. Dog friendly and showers are free and no time limit. The food truck was inspired and their fish, chips and coleslaw was delicious. My husband had the jackfruit tacos and enjoyed them too. There was a wedding happening the following day and I could see why people would use this place for a wedding venue. Glorious lake scenery and leafy surrounds.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Chesi M wrote a review Feb 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand1 contribution
I enjoyed my stay in this camp, breathtaking view, place is so serene. Im Clean amenities. I will definitely come back for longer stay, I want to stay there for a week. Staff were hospitable and friendly. ❤️
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Curiosity04002008224 wrote a review Dec 2020
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Set among mature trees, on the edge of Lake Hawea, a sheltered cove on one side, the expanse of the river on the other. Camp has a friendly down to earth feel, a proper kiwi camp of yesteryear, a back to nature vibe that the newer camps have lost or never attained
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Date of stay: December 2020
Samantha M wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia7 contributions
Stayed at The Camp, Lake Hawea for three nights in October 2020. The Camp is beautifully maintained, park setting on the shore of Lake Hawea. The views are incredible, amenities are traditional but very clean. Highly recommend staying here. Great base for exploring Central Otago and only 15-minute drive to Wanaka. Lovely staff with great knowledge of local area and tips for must sees.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: Best views. Campers paradise. Loads of space.
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Dave QT wrote a review Nov 2020
Queenstown, New Zealand14 contributions5 helpful votes
The Camp on Lake Hāwea, don't miss it! Unparalleled natural beauty combined with super-nice accommodation in 'glamping' tents was an amazing experience. My mother-in-law, not excited with the prospect of camping in general, was over the moon with the comfort and feeling of the first class, but not overdone, camping accommodation. It was the highlight of her two week stay in the area. A most do. Also noteworthy: really good food at the little food caravan....
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$48 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionLake Hawea
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park
What are some of the property amenities at The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, self serve laundry, and barbeque facilities.
Which room amenities are available at The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park?
Top room amenities include a refrigerator, a view of the mountains, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hawea Hotel, Mo's Cafe, and Sailz Lake Hawea Restaurant and Bar.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Portuguese.
Does The Camp, Lake Hawea Holiday Park have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.