Camping... the quintessential kiwi holiday.
In Mangaweka we provide 2 beautiful options of campgrounds beside the river but for a
remotest parts of the beautiful Rangitikei River.
Awastone and Mangaweka Campground
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.
We offer two separate campgrounds, Awastone, our quality full service experience or Mangaweka Campground, our budget option. Both situated on the side of the Rangitikei River and with relaxed environment.
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 Book Now
Laundry - Washing machine is $4. Dryer $5
Dump Station - no thats something we don't have.
Cafe - Summer only. Labour Day (October) to April 7th.
Price: $38 per site for the first 2 people
Extras: $10 per adult, $5 per child 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 booking a site is not available. First in first served! There is almost always space for non powered camping, however, on occasion powered sites can be taken up. If you require a guaranteed Powered Site then Book at Awastone.
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.
Wifi - no
Hot Showers - $3 token operated, purchased at Awastone
Kitchen - cooking shelter for you to use your items
Pets - Yes
Laundry - No
Powered sites - yes
Prices based on a per night basis
$9 per person - unpowered
$24 per site - with power first 2 people, any additional person is $9
$5 per children under 16yrs - under 5 is free
Family Stay & Play
Combine a night at our beautiful Awastone Campervan park with the Papa Gorge Family Whitewater Rafting trip for an experience both you and the kids will remember forever. Numerous rapids, beautiful swimming pools, fossil rock and fun guides, combined with our riverside cafe meeting point to provide you with a safe and fun activity with true value for money.
Meeting times: The raft trip departs at 10am, the day you wake up at Awastone. We can change this to the afternoon trip upon arrival if you wish
Included: One nights powered campervan parking at Awastone and a 10am Family Fun rafting trip. Includes morning tea at our Awastone Riverside Cafe, transport from the river back to Awastone, all rafting equipment for your safety and comfort and of course our friendly guides to take you through your journey.
Price: $330 for 1 family travelling in 1 campervan.