Matawai Camp Ground

Matawai Camp Ground



8 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

3 Camping Grounds

1 Matawai


Josiah's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Was an exceptionally clean and tidy camp ground, showers, toilets and kitchen were all easy to use and kept tidy. Great price for what you get. Just an all round enjoyable experience. Would definitely come back again

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Bill Bartleet

Ranking: 10/10

Loverly clean grassy camp sites, small amenity block and kitchen both well stocked and clean and well cared for. Good value and nice valley to visit.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Blu Ice

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

This is our second stay. The campground is great. Nice people who run it. Clean and newish facilities. Has a friendly cat and resident weka. Cheap. Will stay again when passing this way. There is a nice walk to be explored to.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Thomas's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

One of the best campsite i have seen in NZ (i have seen more than 30 campsites), clean facilities: hot shower, complete kitchen with even an oven, free unlimited wifi and all this for 12$ per person for an unpowered site

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Robyn Irons

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

This is the 2nd time staying at the Matawai Camp Ground since the new owners took over. Very reasonably priced, exceptionally pleasant and helpful hosts, great facilities on offer. A little gem that's worth supporting. Dog friendly.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Ronald Shapley

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

stayed one night before riding bicycle down motu road..great kitchen. nice showers.very cheap for our unpowered site...

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Blu Ice

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

The campground is under new people. It's clean, the facilities look new to me. The new owners are friendly. Had a good night's rest there before heading in for a tramp nearby.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Ranking: 5/10

I came from Whakatane by bicycle and was very tired when arriving. The place was very lonely and although I got a hot shower I had to pay NZD 25 just for one person and the tent. The place was old, dirty and really by far the worst camp site I have ever seen.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Matawai Camp Ground responds:

Now under new management, we are sorry you had a bad experience here. We are determined to provide upgraded services and pricing to future visitors