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Camp Waipu Cove

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869 Cove, RD2, Waipu 0582, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a cabin with 2 adults and 2 toddlers, it was suitable to us, clean, spacious, full kitchen, and around 20metres from the beach. We couldnt actually see the beach but it was a very brief stroll up a little hill to the beach. Great playground and tramps, nice and tidy TV room for wet weather (although a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We return to Waipu regularly staying in a cabin within the beach front camping grounds. Our stays are during the summer months and we cannot fault the cleanliness, service and price. The COVE cafe, across the road is a real bonus.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up at this site by default on the first night of our NZ tour. Problems with the gearbox on our hired motor home meant we stopped here and spent 2 nights whistle we waited for the replacement van. Pitches reasonable size but with no shrubbery or anything to break up the field. Toilets etc up to standard but... More 

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

Hi Alan We are sorry to hear about your gearbox problems you had while staying with us. With 235 sites to choose from we pretty much have something for everyone so if shelter/shade was what you were after we certainly could have allocated you an appropriate site to cater for your needs, we are sorry that this did not happen.... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a powered site. Excellent location walking distance to shops cafe/restaurant. Staff excellent. Fantastic park, 100% spotless toilets and showers (cost 50 cents for showers), excellent kitchen, tidy clean, dish wash liquid provided. Beach is perfect, surf life saving on duty, sheltered cove. Quiet and peaceful. Lots of powered sites to chose form. Highly recommend.

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

Hi Jan Thank you for your many positive comments and we are glad you enjoyed your time with us, please come back and visit us again soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed for one night. The facilities were lovely and clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. The sites were huge and worth the price and to top it off just a walk over the hill and the beach is right there. We had a great time and will def come back again.

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

Hi Amy Thank you for you positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place. The cabin was super clean and beautiful. Had everything we needed for an enjoyable stay with kids. Having the beach on our doorstep was great. Playground was well equipped and in excellent condition. Waipu Cove Cafe across the road had better food than most hotels! Highly recommend this place, 5 stars.

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

Hi Sindy Thank you for your kind comments. We are lucky to have such a great cafe so close by and also a diary so the Cove is catered for with everything you need while on holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location so close to beach, restaurant and dairy. Facilities are great, they had everything you might need. both kitchen and bathroom facilities were very clean. Good sized play areas for kids too so everyone has a great time. That was our second time there and we will definitely be back!! :-)

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

Hi Carol Thank you for you positive comments and we are glad you and your family enjoyed our camp ground and facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back for your 3rd stay with us very soon. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had 4 nights here with a wonderful beach next door and super clean facilities,and are absolutely delighted to be able to say that this is one of the best camps we have stayed at and will definitely be back.

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

Hi Ian Thank you for your positive comments and we are delighted to hear that we are one of the best camping grounds you have stayed at. We hope you get a chance to come back and visit us soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Perfect distance for 1st overnight stay when driving from Auckland to Northlands. Clean camp and ideal for families and direct access to magnificent beach over sand dune. Waves are breaking closer to the shore due to storms last winter meaning safest swimming is to the south side of the bay.

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

Hi Stanley Thank you for your kind comments. Site 121 is perfect for families overlooking the playground area and close to everything you need, we hope you come back to stay with us again very soon. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We are a family with 2 young kids and had a great time at Camp Waipu Cove. The campground was very clean, the facilities were top notch and the surf was a lot of fun to play in. We are already planning our next visit.

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

Hi Christian Thank you for your positive comments, glad you enjoyed the beach and hopefully there was a bit of surf for you. We look forward to welcoming you back up here soon. More 

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