OTAGO: QUEENSTOWN LAKES

Camp Glenorchy

star rating of 5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Large Vehicle Access Quiet and Peaceful Moderate Vodafone mobile reception Moderate Spark mobile reception
Entrance to Camp Glenorchy Camp Glenorchy is a very upmarket, eco-focused campsite, including homestead and cabins. Completely self-sufficient, all its profits are channeled back into the local community
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Queenstown Top 10

star rating of 4.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Pet Friendly
Holiday Park Reception The Queenstown Top 10 Holiday Park is on the outskirts of Queenstown, and maintains the same very high standard of the Top 10 franchise.
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Glenorchy Hotel

star rating of 4.5
Park-Over Property Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Restaurant Grocery Shopping Pet Friendly Moderate Vodafone mobile reception Moderate Spark mobile reception
Entrance to the hotel reception Glenorchy Hotel offers excellent dinners and limited overnight parking for self-contained motor caravanners.
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Frankton Campervan Carpark

star rating of 4.5
Toilets Available Large Vehicle Access Restaurant Grocery Shopping Excellent Vodafone mobile reception Good Spark mobile reception
Campervan parking The best location for motor caravanners to buy groceries and other shopping is at the new Frankton shopping center, which includes a large carpark for motor caravanners.
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Albert Town Park Campsite

star rating of 4.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Campsite registration Albert Town Park Campsite is a very large reserve adjoining the Hawea River. Low cost camping with only a few long drop toilets in a stunning location
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Kinloch Campsite - DOC

star rating of 4.5
Department of Conservation Campsite Toilets Available Showers Available Restaurant Good Vodafone mobile reception
Campsite registration The DOC Campsite at Kinloch is at the northern tip of Lake Whakatipu and is next to the Kinloch Cafe and the Youth Hostel.
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Roaring Meg Lookout

star rating of 4
Rest Stop Large Vehicle Access
Kawarau river The Roaring Meg Lookout is roughly halfway between Gibbston and Cromwell, and has a small parking area with stunning views of the power station and over the Kawarau river.
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Shotover Top 10

star rating of 4
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available
Holiday Park reception The Shotover Top 10 Holiday Park is close to the Shotover river, a 10 minute drive north from Queenstown. This is a great country location to enjoy the adventure activities on the Shotover river.
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Mrs Woolly's Campsite

star rating of 4
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Walking Tracks Good Vodafone mobile reception Moderate Spark mobile reception
Mrs Woolly's Office Mrs Woolly's Campground is on a large site in Glenorchy town. It includes the General Store for grocery shopping, and is a great base for exploring the area
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Lake Hawea Lookout

star rating of 4
Large Vehicle Access No Vodafone mobile reception
Walkway back to the car park Lake Hawea Lookout is on the main Makarora-Lake Hawea Rd, near the northern end of the lake. There are stunning views of mountains across the lake.
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Apiring Holiday Park

star rating of 4
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Holiday Park reception Apiring Campervan & Holiday Park is located on the outskirts of Wanaka town and offers a reasonably priced, quality campsite experience, including a hot spa.
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12 Mile Delta - DOC

star rating of 4
Department of Conservation Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Pet Friendly Quiet and Peaceful Fishing Location Marginal Vodafone mobile reception
Fishing on the shore of Lake Whakatipu The 12 Mile Delta DOC campsite is in a great location with mountain views, and within walking distance of Lake Whakatipu
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Gorge Rd Carpark

star rating of 3.5
Large Vehicle Access Good Vodafone mobile reception Moderate Spark mobile reception
Feeding the parking meter There is a large carpark in central Queenstown that is designated for motorhome parking. You can't stay overnight, but you can walk to the town centre.
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Lake Hayes Reserve

star rating of 3.5
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Toilets Available Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly Quiet and Peaceful
Lakefront parking Lake Hayes Reserve is a large grass reserve which used to be a very popular freedom camping location until it was closed to overnight parking because of the rubbish and mess being left behind.
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Lake Wanaka Lookout

star rating of 3.5
Large Vehicle Access No Vodafone mobile reception
Parking at the Lake Wanaka Lookout Lake Wanaka Lookout is along the Makarora-Lake Hawea Rd going north, as it leaves the shoreline of Lake Hawea and joins up with Lake Wanaka.
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Kidds Bush Reserve Campsite - DOC

star rating of 3.5
Department of Conservation Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Large Vehicle Access Quiet and Peaceful Fishing Location
Campsite registration The DOC campsite at Kidds Reserve is just under 2km of the main Makarora-Lake Hawea Rd, in a beautiful, sheltered location.
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Makarora Blue Pools

star rating of 3.5
Large Vehicle Access Quiet and Peaceful Walking Tracks No Vodafone mobile reception
Walk through the forest The Makarora Blue Pools are accessed from large parking area on the side of the Makarora-Lake Hawea road. A 30 minute walk through the forest takes you to the blue pools formed by crystal clear glacial water.
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Lake Outlet Holiday Park

star rating of 3.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Pet Friendly Quiet and Peaceful Fishing Location Walking Tracks Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Campsite office The Lake Outlet Holiday Park is in a beautiful location on the shore of Lake Wanaka were the Hawea river enters the lake. Spacious and close to the ski fields in winter.
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Lake Outlet Reserve

star rating of 3.5
Large Vehicle Access Quiet and Peaceful Fishing Location Walking Tracks Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Parking along the lake front Lake Outlet Reserve is located where the Hawea river empties into Lake Wanaka. It is a beautiful location on the lake front and with a number of bush walks.
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Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park

star rating of 3.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Pet Friendly Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
The Top 10 reception Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park is on the outskirts of Wanaka town and has commanding views of Mt Aspiring, and offers all the usual Top 10 quality experience.
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Wanaka PDS

star rating of 3.5
Public Dump Station Large Vehicle Access Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Wanaka public dump station Wanaka Public Dump Station is located just across the road from the Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park, and offers plenty of room for large vans as well as a stunning view of the mountains
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Albert Town Tavern

star rating of 3.5
Park-Over Property Public Dump Station Fresh Water Available Showers Available Large Vehicle Access Restaurant Pet Friendly Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Entry to the Bistro Albert Town Tavern offers pub meals and free overnight parking for self-contained motor caravanners in a large, level grassed area beside the hotel.
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Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge

star rating of 3.5
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Large Vehicle Access Restaurant Walking Tracks Good Vodafone mobile reception
Entrance to the Bungy Jumping complex The Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge is also the home of the first Bungy Jump experience which A J Hackett started in 1988 and has now spread all around the world.
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Arrowtown Holiday Park

star rating of 3.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Good Vodafone mobile reception
Holiday Park reception Arrowtown Holiday Park is right in the centre of the town, adjacent to a sports reserve. Stunningly beautiful, especially in Autumn, it offers quality facilities
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Lake Whakatipu - South-East Reserve

star rating of 3.5
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Large Vehicle Access Quiet and Peaceful Fishing Location Moderate Vodafone mobile reception
Parking on grass The south-eastern corner of Lake Whakatipu has a large reserve where self-contained motor caravanners can park overnight.
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Arrowtown PDS

star rating of 3
Toilets Available Public Dump Station
Arrowtown public dump station Arrowtown is a stunning town to visit, and has a small public dump station for motor caravanners to use next to the public toilets.
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25 Mile Creek Reserve

star rating of 3
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly Quiet and Peaceful Fishing Location Excellent Vodafone mobile reception Excellent Spark mobile reception
Parking area 25 Mile Creek Reserve is a beautiful location for freedom camping, spoilt only by the rough access to get down to the parking area.
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Lake Hawea Holiday Park

star rating of 3
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Pet Friendly Fishing Location Moderate Vodafone mobile reception
Holiday Park office Lake Hawea Holiday Park is a large campsite on the southern end of Lake Hawea. It has plenty of room for even the largest vans.
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Lake Hawea Hotel

star rating of 3
Park-Over Property Toilets Available Laundry Available Showers Available Large Vehicle Access Restaurant Pet Friendly No Vodafone mobile reception
Parking area behind the hotel Lake Hawea Hotel is in Hawea town at the southern end of Lake Hawea. The hotel has a restaurant and also offers free overnight parking for self-contained motor caravanners.
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Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park

star rating of 3
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Holiday Park reception Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park is in the centre of Wanaka town, opposite from the Recreational Reserve, which also contains a public dump station. It's a large campsite with plenty of room for large vans.
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Crown Range Rd Parking

star rating of 3
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Parking with a view The carpark at the top of the Crown Range Rd hill has magnificent views over the valley below, and is available for overnight parking in self contained vans.
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Mt Creighton Rest Area

star rating of 2.5
Rest Stop Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly Excellent Vodafone mobile reception Excellent Spark mobile reception
Rest area parking This rest stop is just a little further on from the 25 Mile Stream Reserve. While it's listed as a freedom camping area, it is right alongside the main Glenorchy Rd.
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Makarora Visitor Centre and Campervan Site

star rating of 2.5
Park-Over Property Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Showers Available Power Available Restaurant Fishing Location No Vodafone mobile reception
Makarora Visitor Centre and reception The Makarora Visitor Centre has a cafe and can organise scenic flights, and also provides powered sites for motor caravanners
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Willowfield Park

star rating of 2.5
Park-Over Property Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Large Vehicle Access Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Parking area Willowfield Park is a park over property in a rural location in between Albert Town and Lake Hawea.
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Wanaka Districts Club

star rating of 2.5
Park-Over Property Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Toilets Available Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly Moderate Vodafone mobile reception
Entrance to the Wanaka Districts Club The Wanaka Districts Club is over in Dublin Bay, and offers free overnight parking for self-contained motor caravanners, and the opportunity for a nice meal at their restaurant
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Cardrona Valley Historic Site

star rating of 2.5
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Moderate Vodafone mobile reception
Beginning of a 10km walk There is a small reserve listed as an historic site about 8 km along the Cardrona Valley Rd from Wanaka town. Freedom Camping is allowed for self-contained vans.
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Hectors Woodland Holiday Park

star rating of 2.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Laundry Available Showers Available Power Available Internet Available Large Vehicle Access Dump Station Available Pet Friendly Excellent Vodafone mobile reception
Campsite reception Hectors Woodland Holiday Park is in a tiny Kingston community at the southern end of Lake Whakatipu.
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