South Brighton Motor Camp



51 Rankers Reviews

10 Face-to-Face

49 Camping Grounds

61 Dump Station

59 Christchurch



We are the closest seaside holiday park to Christchurch providing the ideal base for you to explore Christchurch and the surrounding area whilst staying in an oasis of tranquil grounds with sheltered private sites and mature native trees.

You can walk on the banks of the beautiful estuary or swim, surf and relax on the stunning South Brighton Beach free from commercial development. The camp is located in the South Brighton Reserve which is next to a boat ramp, recreation field and excellent public transport links.

We are committed to:

• maintaining the oasis feel of the park ensuring it never becomes a green car park
• developing facilities in an environmentally friendly way
• ensuring high levels of cleanliness
• providing new facilities for our customers enhancing their stay
• encouraging the use of recycling and the…


Feature Value Info


South IslandCanterburyChristchurch


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds





Showing 8 reviews of 48.

Keith & Kay Finlayson's avatar

Keith & Kay Finlayson

Ranking: 6/10

This was the best holiday park we could find close to Christchurch. At $34 it was reasonably priced.The toilets were clean and tidy although it was difficult getting good hot water. We were parked in a very open area with no privacy. Permanent residents had lovely pitches.

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Janna Schneppenheim


Ranking: 10/10

Very nice place to stay. Clean and calm. Bathrooms with good hot showers. Very very nice and helpful hosts!!! Quite short distance to the airport if you have to catch a flight the next day but want to stay close to the beach :)

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2019

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Bob C's avatar

Bob C

Ranking: 9/10

We rate this place the best in the Christchurch area, and we have stayed at most of the others. It has large comfortable pitches many of which are really private and pleasant and above all it is peaceful and quiet. Many of the others are on busy roads or too close to the airport. Owners are new and friendly and really making lots of improvements. Toilets are middling but well cleaned but the kitchen is very well equipped. Only downside is the Wi-Fi which is dead slow but they are promising to sort it soon. Close to the beach and has a regular bus into the city from outside the gate. We love the place!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Hanna's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great campground, great facilities, great hot showers! Lovely playground for the kids. Stayed here for two nights and came back again when we had our last night in NZ.
Good price! We paid $45,- for the 5 of us (3kids).

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Marilli's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Clean and nice bathrooms with good hot shower! Nice kitchen, big grounds, everything really nice here! Price for that is totally ok and the wifi worked fell good, not like the other reviews say...

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Nifty's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Well priced, free WiFi on arrival. Facilities were old but always clean. Reception lady was lovely. Real community vibe there. Not much in the area - just residential - so a good spot to stop if you don't want to be in town or before flying out the following day.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Andrew's avatar


Ranking: 3/10

$20 for 1 person in a non powred site. $4 wash $2 dry (you'll need to do it twice) The WiFi ruined it for me. That's more important than they think, they gave me 1G free but parked me too far away to get it. And I got permanently locked out when I went closer. The WiFi is useless. Facilities are old but clean..

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Joe's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Good camping, worth the 34$ for both of us and our campervan, we had a lot of space and facilities near by. The only negative point is the free wifi, almost useless.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago