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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Great campground out towards the Whangarei heads and this was our second visit here. The powered campsites beside the water are beautiful and it is always peaceful here. The facilities are good if you need them and the owners are doing a great job of fixing the place up as it had got a little scruffy over the years. We thought the charges were a little on the high side for off season rates but it is well worth considering.

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank slipstream96
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place very quiet right by the water. Friendly owners. Trevor explained everything and showed us around. We stayed 2 nights and so borrowed a couple of DVDs at no charge. Well equipped kitchen and amenities are very clean. Would definitely recommend

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank shirley v
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We stayed for 4 nights (family of 5, 3 kids 8-12 plus our dog) during the school holidays in our caravan. We were looking for somewhere pet friendly not too far from Auckland so thought we give this place a go. Really well set up little camp ground - they have pretty much thought of everything the place would need, including a bait freezer :-) :-) There was a boat ramp on site but we used the one at Parua (deeper water) only 5 min down the road. Weather was great for fishing so did not spend much time on land exploring Whangarei Heads but did get to Ocean Beach which was amazing. Camp owners bought the camp 3 years ago - really friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: April 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank Jon D
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I haven’t camped much but compared to other campsites, I thought this place was simply ok and nothing special. Firstly the positive: nice owners, lovely view, functional and clean facilities. The negatives: we were given a tent site that was pretty much on mud and gravel and very little grass so this wasn’t a very comfortable stay. You had to pay to use the showers! When the cost of camping at this site is the same as a twin room in a lovely youth hostel from where I am currently writing this review and I don’t have to pay for a hot shower...I know which of the two I’d rather choose.

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank LPUK1978
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great location on the point where you have a great view all around, good facilities with a few kitchens and good clean toilets and shower plus laundry, clean, friendly & helpful staff, a little shop at the office. Book swap in the kitchen. We stayed in the van so don't know what the cabins/motels are like but they looked lovely from the outside.

Room tip: We stayed in our van so didnt see the motels in the inside but they looked nice from the outside
Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank susiejean2016
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