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Totaranui Campground

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Kruibeke, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totaranui offers an enormous amount of space. When we were there, there was a lot of New Zealand-folk with their single motorhome/van/tent/two cars/kayaks/drying line all spread across three or four spaces, just for two people! Luckily there was still a lot of space available so we could park our van on a single spot (why do they need all that...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A beautiful and idyllic location in clean, well maintained camp grounds with ample toilets and cold shower facilities, managed by local rangers by day. We loved kayaking around the coastline to quiet secluded bays with sandy beaches. (Watch the Weka, who will steal your food from your tent). We stayed 3 nights here and never slept for any of them....

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 29 January 2017

You reach the campground via a long winding and gravel road; however the drive is absolutely worth it. The campground is huge and located right next to a beautiful bay with a gorgeous beach. The campground is mostly occupied by families in large camps made up of many tents, so we felt a little out of place in our rented...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Set in the stunning Able Tasman, this DOC campground definitely exceeded our expectations (having no other expectations than the provision of long-drops!). The facilities were excellently maintained - flushable toilets, cold showers (with hooks to hang your own warm shower), plenty of sinks to wash dishes and two clothes wringers at each block. The campsites are generous in size and...

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the best DOC campground I've ever been to in NZ. It's a massive flat section, good clear subdivisions, and maintained lawns and trees. Toilets are numerous, tidy, spacious and clean, with cold showers (but everything set for your solar shower to be hung). The beach is outstanding, vast and orangey, no litter, no stones. There's plenty of day-trip...

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This campground is located in the most beautiful part of the national park. Be aware that the capacity is up to 850 people. The time of the year, which can reach these numbers, are around New Year, In 2016/7 between 28 December – 5 January, also a minimum of 3 nights is required to make a booking.

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Frost, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and it was pretty nice for a DOC campground. Clean, flush toilets. Cold showers, but enclosed and spacious. Access to beach and hikes from the campground. Ranger does come out and check in the morning so make sure you register and pay!

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This is the most peaceful, quiet camping ground i have been to. It is huge with plenty of choice where you set up camp. Limited facilities so you need to be self sufficient. There are toilets and drinking water available. This is one of New Zealand's most beautiful beaches with golden sand and abundant birds with great day walks.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Day-tripped over to Totaranui Beach early in the morning which was wise because the roads are gravel and very narrow on some turns which would be terrifying if there was another car coming towards you. We made it nice and early and the sun was up and sunny. The others went to the DOC hutt to check the weather and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The most beautiful beaches in NZ and the only road access point into Abel Tasman National Park. Campground very spacious. Flushing toilets and basic amenities. Hot water showers would be a lovely addition. Back to basics camping. We can't wait to go again.

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Address: In the northern end of Abel Tasman National Park, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
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Totaranui Campground Hotel Abel Tasman National Park
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