Mangaweka Motor Camp and Campground

Mangaweka Motor Camp is a beautiful and safe setting along the Rangitikei River for power or non-power camping and other activities. Located 1km off State Highway 1, midway point between Taupo and Wellington.


Per night
$9.00 - $24.00
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Mangaweka Motor Camp is located 1 minutes drive off State Highway 1, alongside the Rangitikei River. The convenience of showers, toilets, cooking shelter, power sites, camp sites and cabins are set amongst native tree and spectacular Papa Cliffs. This is a great place for families, with playground area and gentle river flows. Take advantage of the quick, fun rafting trips that start at the campsite.

The Mangaweka Motor Camp is not as commercial as other holiday parks, creating an adventurous and authentic outdoor experience that is unique and safe. There are many conservation walks close by to explore. River activities in the area include rafting, kayaking, fishing and swimming.

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Physical address

118 Ruahine Rd, Mangaweka, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $9.00 - $24.00
Other charges:
Cabin is $50 per night + $9per adult and $4.50 per child or $69 a couple includes linen
Further pricing information:
Camp Office at front of camp is for required registration. Wood burning BBQs are available. Please respect other campers space. Noise restrictions apply after 10pm.

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Pet Friendly
  • Playground
Proximity to airport:
1 hours drive from Palmerston North Airport
Proximity to town:
1km from town centre and SH1
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
Year Round: 8am - 8pm :: Main office located at Awastone, over the historic Mangaweka Bridge
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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