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Fantastic location, fantastic scenery, fantastic reviews and service to suit your budget. Make Mangaweka a stop on your journey through the North Island or a destination for your weekend getaway.


Awastone and Mangaweka Campground

Awastone provides two beautiful options of camping either with or without power, basic or with a bit more pizzazz. The main office for both camp options is located at Awastone.

We offer two separate campgrounds

  :: Awastone - our quality full service experience 
  :: Mangaweka Campground - our budget option


Both are situated on the side of the Rangitikei River
with a relaxed environment, offer powered or non
non power sites and run through the main office
at Awastone.

Awastone - Quality Riverside Camping


Quiet and secluded, this small campground has all the facilities to make your stay a joy. Wifi, well appointed bathrooms, kitchen, laundry and beautiful riverfront powered sites. During the summer our on site licensed cafe serves drinks and meals and is the base for our many river activities

Wifi - yes , included

Hot Showers - yes, included

Kitchen - yes , included

Pets - No (Mangaweka Campground)

Bookings - yes

Laundry - Washing machine is $4. Dryer $5

Dump Station - no thats something we don't have.

Cafe - Summer only. Labour Day (October) to Beginning April.

Cabins - 2 cabins at Awastone - check it out here


Price: $48 per site for the first 2 people Book Now

$10 p/p thereafter ($5 under 16) under 5 is free

Mangaweka Campground - Budget Riverside Camping

Mangaweka Campground provides budget camping options in a open plan riverside setting. The campground is set out over three levels, the top level has powered sites available and the second and third level are non powered only.

There are no lines, no numbers allocating campsites. The nature of these camping grounds means that you are not able to booking a site, first in first served! There is almost always space for non powered camping, however, on occasion powered sites can be taken up. If you need power, you are best to book a site at Awastone to ensure you have the power you require.

Basic ablutions are available, flush toilets and pay showers. The "Cookhouse" is a small shelter that has a bench and sink for your use, no stoves, ovens or fridges. Water is town supply drinking water.

Bookings - No sorry, first in basis only. Non powered sites at Awastone are available for booking.

Powered sites - yes but first in basis only. Powered sites at Awastone are available for booking.

Wifi - no

Laundry - No

Pets - Yes

Hot Showers -  $3 token operated, purchased at Awastone

Kitchen - cooking shelter for you to use your items

Cabins - 2 cabins at Mangaweka Campground - check it out here

Prices based on a per night basis

$9 per person -  Non Powered

$24 per site - Powered first 2 people, any additional person is $9

$5 per children under 16yrs  - under 5 is free


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Awastone Riverside Camping

All powered sites overlooking the beautiful Rangitikei River