TARANAKI: STRATFORD

Hollard Gardens

star rating of 5
Park-Over Property Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Toilets Available Large Vehicle Access Quiet and Peaceful Walking Tracks No Vodafone mobile reception Good Spark mobile reception
Sculpture at the entrance to the gardens The Hollard Gardens is a large reserve that was created by Bernie and Rose Hollard and is now owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council. This is one of the most beautiful gardens that we've visited - and you can easily get lost while exploring it. Self-contained motor caravanners can park overnight, or you can stay overnight at tthe Kaponga Hotel, which is just a few minutes away.
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Whangamomona Hotel

star rating of 4
The Whangamomona Hotel The Republic of Whangamomona Hotel is a grand old lady that has been restored to become the centre of town's republic aspirations. If you're driving along the Forgotten World Highway, then stopping at the hotel for a coffee and a passport is a must! If you want to stay for a drink and a meal, then the Whangamomona Campground is just down the road.
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Whangamomona Camping Ground

star rating of 3.5
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Showers Available Power Available Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly
Camp Ground Office The Whangamomona Camping Ground is just a short walk from the historic hotel and provides basic facilities and on-grass parking in a sheltered scenic area.
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Kaponga Hotel

star rating of 3.5
Park-Over Property Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Fresh Water Available Power Available Large Vehicle Access Restaurant Moderate Vodafone mobile reception Good Spark mobile reception
Hotel entrance to the bar and reception The Kaponga Hotel offers hotel means and overnight parking for self-contained motor caravanners with a great view of Mt Taranaki. This is a good choice for a hotel meal.
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Stratford 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 Walking Tracks Good Vodafone mobile reception Excellent Spark mobile reception
Holiday Park Office Stratford Holiday Park is in a park-like location and is just a short walk to the town centre. With excellent facilities, this is a great choice for exploring Stratford. The Carrington Walkway goes past the campsite,
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Esk Rd PDS

star rating of 3
Public Dump Station Fresh Water Available Large Vehicle Access
The public dump station There is a public dump station at Esk Rd, next to the cattle yards just north of Stratford, and includes fresh water.
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Joshua Morgan's Grave

star rating of 3
Freedom Camping Location Toilets Available Fresh Water Available No Vodafone mobile reception No Spark mobile reception
Walk to the grave site Joshua Morgan's grave site is accessed from from a small parking area which includes a public toilet. He was one of the early surveyers working in the area when be became severely ill and died from suspected peritonitis. The grave site is access along a short walk from the parking area, where you can also park overnight.
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Moki Tunnel

star rating of 3
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only
The Moki Tunnel The Moki Tunnel is a short but narrow tunnel that is just wide enough for a motorhome to pass through. There is a rest area at both ends where you can also park overnight.
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Stratford Club

star rating of 3
Park-Over Property Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Fresh Water Available Large Vehicle Access Restaurant Grocery Shopping Excellent Vodafone mobile reception Excellent Spark mobile reception
The front entrance to the Club, and to reception The Stratford Club is just a short walk from the town centre and adjacent to the New World Supermarket, and provides overnight parking for self-contained motor caravanners
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Pohokura Saddle

star rating of 2.5
Pet Friendly No Vodafone mobile reception No Spark mobile reception
Parking area at the Pohokura Saddle The Pohokura Saddle is the second of 4 saddles travelling along the Forgotten World Highway from Stratford to Taumaranui.
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Whangamomona Saddle

star rating of 2.5
Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly Walking Tracks No Vodafone mobile reception No Spark mobile reception
Rest Area at the Whangamomoana Saddle The Whangamomoana Saddle is the third of 4 saddles on the Forgotten World Highway travelling from Stratford to Taumaranui, is is just before Whangamomoana Town
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Strathmore Saddle

star rating of 2.5
Parking on the Strathmore Saddle The Strathmore Saddle is the first of 4 saddles on the Forgotten World Highway travelling north from Stratford to Taumaranui. On a clear day there's a great view of Mt Taranaki across rugged hilltop farmland.
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Pembroke Settlers Hall

star rating of 2.5
Freedom Camping Location Certified Self-contained Vehicles Only Large Vehicle Access Good Vodafone mobile reception Excellent Spark mobile reception
Entrance to the hall at the back of the building The Pembroke Settlers Hall is an historic building with a small parking area behind it where self-contained motor caravanners can park overnight
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Bushlands Holiday Park

star rating of 2
Holiday Park or Campsite Toilets Available Fresh Water Available Showers Available Power Available Large Vehicle Access Pet Friendly
Bushlands Holiday Park is off the Forgotten World Highway, around 6 km down Tangarakau Rd.
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