Waitaki Lakes Camping Reserves

2017/2018 Lakes Camping Reserves Season is open.

The Waimate District Council operates 4 large camp sites in the Waitaki Valley, which are open for a season from September to May. They are sited along the shores of Lake Aviemore and Waitaki and are particularly popular for those people who enjoy spending their recreation time in and around water.

The Lakes is a breath taking area to have a holiday, bring your family and friends and fill your days with one of the many activities on offer.

Swimming, boating, water skiing, canoeing, picnics, tramping, fishing or stay at the campsite and catch up on some reading, rest and relaxation!!

The camp grounds are located at:

  • Fisherman's Bend Reserve
  • Briar's Gully
  • Te Akatarawa Reserve
  • Waitangi Reserve
  • and Lakeside Areas:

Facilities vary from site to site with toilet facilities and porta-pottie disposal facilities (please note; no dump station facility available), boat ramps, drinking water available, tent and caravan sites available (no power)

Camping Fees.

Please note TICKETS TO BE PURCHASED UPON ARRIVAL AND BE CLEARLY DISPLAYED AT ALL TIMES.

  • Season Ticket $330.00
  • Camp site ( consisting 2 adults & Dependants under 16 years) per night $20.00
  • Extra Adult per night $10.00
  • Individual Adult Camper per night $10.00

Season Tickets available from Kurow Motors, Waimate Whitehorse Motors, Waimate Information Centre, and Waimate Local Government Centre.

Click here for a full schedule of 2017/18 Lakes Camping Reserves brochure

Enquiries should be forwarded to:
Parks & Reserves Manager
Waimate District Council 
PO Box 122, Waimate
Phone: (03) 689 0000 Fax: (03) 689 8075
Cell: 0274 392 759
camping@waimatedc.govt.nz