Waiau Motor Camp

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 9 Highfield Street - Situated between Kaikoura (1.5 hrs) and Hanmer Springs (35 mins) on State Highway No.70.

Whether you are looking for a quiet getaway, or a base for regional adventures, Waiau is the perfect location for you to enjoy. 

Nestled on the banks of North Canterbury's Waiau River and located on the Inland Scenic Route SH70 between Kaikoura (60mins) and Hanmer Springs (35mins), you will have great access to all the attractions each has to offer and everything in-between. 

Waiau has great short walks and Cycling options to explore our rural surroundings.  We're also a great base for Skiing at Mt Lyford Skifield.

  • Double Cabins
  • Powered / Non-powered Sites
  • Group Bookings
  • Large Shared Kitchen
  • Camp Laundry
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Great Onsite Food Options
  • Family Cabins
  • Bunk Cabins
  • Pet Friendly
  • Toilets / Showers
  • Playground
  • Free WIFI
  • TV Lounge

Come and Relax for a while!
Your hosts, Brent & Kara.