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    Curio Bay Camp Ground

    601 Waikawa-Curio Bay Rd, Waikawa, New Zealand
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    • Average34%
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    Reviewed 26 January 2015

    They have good sites for camping with more open areas to camp or individual spots secluded by flax plants. This was our second trip there and could fairly easily get a spot to camp but weekends are more crowded. The bathrooms aren't the best but...More

    Thank Katie M
    Reviewed 21 January 2015

    This place was the highlight of our trip. Cheap and with one of the best views we've ever had. You can see sea lions early in the morning and penguins late in the evening --> DO NOT DISTURB them as they might die from stress....More

    Thank Marco R
    Reviewed 14 January 2015

    Pitched our tent in a field we had all to ourselves. Very quiet and close to the Yellow-Eyed Penguin beach. Facilities limited and would not stay for longer than one or two nights in a tent but close to beach and proprietor very friendly and...More

    Thank SusannIvan
    Reviewed 11 January 2015

    We arrived in an RV and took the last powered site available. Parking in amongst the flax bush offered great privacy. The area has great wildlife and great areas for the kids to explore. The kitchen and showers were basic, but having the RV, we...More

    Thank 10centcoin
    Reviewed 3 January 2015

    For $20, we could pitch our tent anywhere on the property (except the hook ups for RVs, obviously) - and gorgeous ocean views abounded. The campground is basically on a mini-peninsula, so there were plenty of views to be had, depending on how high and...More

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    • Southland Region >
    • Waikawa
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    • Curio Bay Camp Ground Waikawa, New Zealand - Southland Region
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    11 February 2017|
    Response from Bonstar78 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, I'm sorry I missed your question. I actually have no idea about whether they are two separate grounds but we stayed at the one closest to the petrified Forest where the penguins are so assume they are the same. We... More
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    "This is a campground"
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    "Reception closes at 7pm reopens at 10am"
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    "I think a non powered site overlooking the bay is a good option, especially if you are self contained."
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    "Pick the spots with the ocean view looking at the cliffs on the West side and you'll get the BEST sunset..."
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