The Camp - Lake Hawea

Not to be missed The Camp - Lake Hawea is one of New Zealand's little gems. Spacious, relaxed lakeside park with magnificent lake and mountain scenery. From tent sites to self-contained cottage accommodation. Bike hire and fishing rods available.

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Not to be missed The Camp - Lake Hawea is one of New Zealand's little gems. Spacious, relaxed lakeside park with magnificent mountain scenery. Offering a range of accommodation with clean amenities. Self contained tourist flats, cabins, powered and non-powered sites in over 5 hectares of land surrounded by well established trees.  

A relaxed setting and great base to enjoy the surrounding area.  Bike hire available to explore the nearby tracks and there are loads of walking options. The Isthmus Peak track is brilliant and just down the road.  

The Camp - Lake Hawea lends out fishing rods and the office can do fishing licences so you can have a go at fishing and the park has a smoker so you can smoke your catch.  Great day trips from the park are Queenstown, West Coast (stop off at the Blue pools), Cromwell (visit the wineries) and Wanaka (visit Puzzling World, climb Mt Iron).  Wifi is available in the park and DVD's are free to borrow too.  The options are endless and our staff are keen to help you enjoy your holiday.

Packages available:

Spring Package: Enjoy 10-25% off your Springtime stay at The Camp, Lake Hawea.

  • Enjoy a mid-week escape or weekend getaway at The Camp, Lake Hawea this Spring. The weather has warmed up and is perfect for glamping and exploring nature.
  • So why not grab the other half, family or friends and enjoy the quintessential Kiwi camping experience, with added luxury. ​

Romance Package: Rekindle your romance or celebrate that special someone at The Camp.

  • If this isn’t the most ultimate romantic getaway, we don’t know what is. Treat your loved one to a 2-night glamping getaway with all the luxuries of a hotel and the excitement of camping and being with nature.
  • Enjoy 2 nights Glamping at The Camp, Lake Hawea, a quintessential kiwi camping spot on the edges of Lake Hawea with stunning lake and mountain views.

Family Package: Enjoy a family glamping holiday at The Camp this summer with our inclusive family of four package.

  • The Camp at Lake Hawea offers the quintessesntial Kiwi camping experience for all the family. This summer why not try glamping and experience the best of camping with the added creature comforts of king size beds, towels, linen and lighting.
  • Learn to fish, smoke a fish, roast marshmallows on the fire, play amid the alpine forest, learn and take part in games, walking, biking— the list is endless.

Early Bird: Book early and save this summer at The Camp – Save 20% off all hard accommodation by booking now - Promo Code: EARLYBIRD2021

  • The early bird catches the worm, so the saying goes. So we’re enticing you to lock in your Summer stay at The Camp early. With 20% off all our hard accommodation offerings (not tents or powered sites).
  • If you’re making summer holiday plans, then why not come gather at The Camp, your quintessential Kiwi camping experience on the shores of Lake Hawea, just a short drive from Wanaka.

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We can cater for groups camping and/or utilising our accommodation options - The Camp at Lake Hawea is a perfect location for keeping you all together. With wide open spaces, on-site food truck at weekends and lots of fun camping activities, this is a perfect place for families to gather.

Physical Address

SH6, 1208 Lake Hawea Makarora Road, Lake Hawea 9208, New Zealand


$18.00 to $400.00

Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Facilities & Features
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet (Paid Use)
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant
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