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Whangaruru Beachfront Camp & Motel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and two sons stayed for two nights on the last days of Dec 2016. It is a neat campground that my husband knew from going to on family hols from his days growing up in Auckland. It's off the beaten track and is a gift to anyone who wants to sit back and relax. Me, being an Aussie,...

1Thank cowjumpedoverthemoon
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Our family went to Whangaruru for the night. And love so much we going back in a couple of weeks... magical... staff were so amazing. We felt like part of the whanau... kids had a ball. Is was sad departing.

Thank GayelMac
Tutukaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We loved it here! Thick, grassy sites, right on beach, clean, nice looking facilities and such friendly staff! Fridge & freezer in kitchen. Everything is well maintained and looked after. Will be one of our favourites!

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We escaped work for a few days & needed somewhere peaceful to relax....well, we couldn't have found a nicer spot. Almost had the place to ourselves for most of our 4-day stay. A powered site was very spacious, showers clean & tidy. Kitchen great - but warning, no accessories available there like saucepans or cutlery. Right on the beach &...

Thank Wowzap
Oakura Bay
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of three campgrounds on the Whangaruru harbour. The beach is great for swimming and also for easy boat launching. There is a small shop with a few items for sale..the toilet and kitchen block is situated above the main camp area and is clean and tidy. The Oakura Bay store is a great shop where you can...

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

Friendly team, on the phone & in person. Great to hear the sea at night. You can camp right on the waters edge and have the choice of several beaches, right out front or over the hill to Oakura (walking distance) where you can surf and there is a small shop. My children had so much fun with the other...

2Thank 369tanyas
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in my tent here. When I arrived it was raining but Kelvin who works there, could not have been more helpful! So genuine and cares about his campers/holiday makers. Even though it was peak season showers were lovely and hot, community kitchen was clean and a great size. There is something magic about sleeping to the sound...

1Thank Trudy B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 December 2015

What a better place to be, camping right by the sea, Yes, the Beach is classed as a road, which give access to Ohawini Bay, , Great to launch the boat, and still able to play on the beach with the kids, they soon learn, its a road. Great ablution block Showers and Toilets, Great kitchen to cook in, with...

1Thank David G
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We had a reservation to stay there, they knew we were coming, and I called them at 5:30 PM to say we'd be there soon but there was no answer and when we got there we found no one to check us in or open the cabin for us, even though they had a vacancy. Plenty of nice places to...

3Thank Robert H
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 2015

A great spot on the beautiful Whangaruru Harbour allows for great walks either side of the camp, even in winter time. The room was clean and had good light and was comfortable, with a sunny morning deck. the location is great, close to the water and the village. The owners are kind and considerate and we had a good time.

Thank Michael J

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Address: Ohawini Road, 0184, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region
Number of rooms: 9
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“make sure you have a commitment from them they'll be there when you check in.”
 of 5 bubbles Z6866HRroberth, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Motel units are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles A7352JWmichaelj, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for beach front when booking,”
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“tent is the best for me”
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