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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Reasonly priced powered sites, pay showers 50c 5 min. Washing $2 cold $4 Hot dryer approx 50min $2 gr8 value compared to some campsites we have stayed. This camp is on the beach, 5 min walk to dairy 8min walk to restraunt and coffee shop. Gr8 location. Beach suitable for swimming or surfing. Clean amenities well looked after site. We...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 April 2016

It was clean and had everything we needed. A handy safe play ground for the kids. It had a shared TV room and computers. We were lucky enough to choose a weekend were there was a wedding being held and they had fireworks on the beach (bonus!).

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us a review. Those fireworks were pretty spectacular! We enjoyed watching them ourselves. We're quite lucky in that we get to watch quite a few events that take place at the Waipu Cove surf life saving club. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and made good use of our...

London
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Well the first thing to love about this place is its location. Right on the beach. And a gorgeous beach too. We arrived from London, got into our togs and were in the surf within seconds. My city dwelling kids couldn't believe they had something this good, this close. And it was lovely to go to sleep with the sound...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a glowing review! We had two brand new self-contained cabins built towards the end of last year and re-vamped our existing ones at the same time so it's great to hear that you liked the look and the layout so much. They're a great option for...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 April 2016

As always, our stay at Waipu was filled with fun times, meeting new people and enjoying the friendliness of this camp site. We absolutely love it here, the proximity to the beach and how you can sit back, relax and enjoy a slower pace. Would highly recommend Camp Waipu, the staff are so friendly and helpful and the facilities of...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Thank you so much for the lovely review! It was our pleasure to have you to stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. I will pass your comments on to the other staff members :)

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We had 5 families camping over Easter and it was a fantastic trip. The campground is clean and well organised and the staff were really friendly In particular we weren't going to be able to pack up by the leaving time Easter Monday and the camp workers came round and really politely and asked people to pay the extra to...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi there, It's great to hear that your group enjoyed your stay with us over Easter weekend. The late check-out option is wonderful to utilise over the long weekends when you fancy an extra day by the beach before heading home. We hope to welcome you all back to stay again in the future.

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Chose this from their brochure for our family of four. Had to re-arrange our trip specially to get vacancy. Imagine how annoyed we were then, that the two-bedroom accommodation with en-suite for $120 in their brochure turned out to be just ONE bedroom, and the bathroom wasn't ensuite, but shared between the whole house! Yessir, it was the most beautiful...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi Paul, I'm so sorry to hear that you weren't entirely happy during your stay with us but we are pleased you found our new self contained cabins to be “beautiful new and pristine clean”. We apologise for any confusion caused regarding the bedroom layout. The base rate for the cabin covers 2 people and all additional people (child or...

Auckland
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Camp Waipu Cove over Easter with family members and friends using several camp sites. We can highly recommend this camp. The grounds were beautifully prepared with nice short grass (no clippings, yay) and the sites are a good size. The grey water dump stations by the water taps are are a great idea. The amenity blocks are...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi there, I'm so happy to hear that your were impressed during your stay with us. We take great pride in keeping the camp up to scratch and it's lovely to hear that it's appreciated. Our 5pm check-out option ($15, subject to availability) is very popular at the end of the long weekends. It's a really great way to enjoy...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The Cove Bach was perfect for our family, spacious. Kitchen equipped with stove, microwave, fridge freezer, kitchen equipment. Little lounge tv area. Comfortable, clean. Located close to amenities, playground and beach. People, both staff and other campers are friendly and helpful. We had a wonderful easter break. Grand daughter was safe to ride her bike and play with friends while...

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi Jean, I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Cove Bach is one of our larger cabins so is great for families! You really can't beat the festivities in Waipu over the Easter weekend. The carnival and street market are so much fun and really show the town at it's best. I've heard that...

Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Stunning location on the beach,site and cabins spotless, highly recommend. The town near by has everything you need,at the south end of the beach is a lovely cafe.👍🌞🐋🐳🐟🐠🐡🍱🍞🍣🍡🍇🌵🌵🌴🌳🌻🌼🌽🌾🌹🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞

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Anton T, Manager at Camp Waipu Cove, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're very lucky to be in such a great location with a stunning sandy beach right on our door-step. Having a great cafe/restaurant within walking distance is also a great perk! I'm glad you were able to have a look around nearby Waipu township. It's...

Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Great cabin facilities, hassle free, safe and fun for the kids, lovely beach and coastal activities were brilliant. The grounds were nicely kept, the BBQ/kitchen and toilets were clean and well serviced. Friendly reception staff, excellent camp ground

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Hi Bridgette, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Waipu Cove and we would love to welcome you back to stay with us again in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll find Camp Waipu Cove nestled at the southern end of the beautiful and unspoiled Bream Bay. Our Northland holiday park’s and cabins great facilities, supreme beach location and well-kept Waipu Cove accommodation create the ideal setting for a classic Kiwi getaway. Our Waipu Cove camping ground has been a Northland holiday haven for generations of Kiwi families, and continues to offer one of the best camping environments in New Zealand to visitors from near and far. We look forward to seeing you here at Camp Waipu Cove, Northland! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camp Waipu Cove

Address: 869 Cove, RD2, Waipu 0582, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Waipu
Price Range: €40 - €78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Camp Waipu Cove 4.5*
Number of rooms: 235
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“To get a good room book early. Cabins are close to the beach. . A variety of cabins to choose from.”
 of 5 bubbles swissmaid51, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The new cabins have double glazed windows which help with noise and temperature”
 of 5 bubbles RobynR701, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet on all sites.”
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“This was not a hotel but a campsite.”
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“We had Cabin 11, just a hop skip and jump to the sea.”
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