Catchpool Valley Campsite

Catchpool Valley Campsite

Rimutaka Forest Park

Reviews

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Mario Schaeffer

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice DOC campsite, neat cooking facilities.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Haley Everitt

Ranking: 4/10

There was little to no water pressure in the showers and I'd barely even call it warm. Also, it was SO windy that we got barely any sleep because we thought our car was going to blow away!

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Paul Smith

Ranking: 9/10

Large DOC site with lots of concealed pitches. Hot showers and flush toilets. Lovely bushwalking from the site. Close to Wellington but peaceful and quiet.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Christy Stead

Ranking: 10/10

Perfect campground - plenty of space with nooks so you can claim your own wee patch, nice vibe, pet friendly, a wee river right there and swimming hole a few minutes walk away. Hot shower (free, unmetered), plenty of toilets and a kitchen block with free BBQ's (no hot water), recycling and rubbish. Would be a hard job to beat it!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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tim winders

United States

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful valley with nice campground. Facilities are dated but ok. Nice hikes in the area.

Really dark in the area so the stars on a clear night are fantastic.

One challenge for us was that the campground is a bit out of the way. It is not going to/from anything else. But the price is great.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Sarah

France

Ranking: 7/10

Very good DOC campsite, cold shower was good.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Brenda Wallace

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

gates close at dusk -- this ensures there's no cars driving around in evening or early morning, makes it safer for small kids.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Emmanuel Tedeschi

France

Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot with a lot of walks in the forest - hot shower - not too expensive - not so easily accessible.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Andreas Garbin

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful location, well maintained, perfectly clean, recycling possibilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Tobias Kruger

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

$10 per night. Warm shower, neat area and good cooking facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Andy

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful huge campsite with hot shower and well prepared walks. Perfect for a few days before picking the ferry from Wellington to Picton.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Christine

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Lots of space, great if you need to catch the ferry early the next morning. The most friendly ranger we have ever met!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Matthias & Johannes

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Hot shower.

Reviewed over 10 years ago