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

Both are situated on the side of the Rangitikei River with a relaxed environment with the main office at Awastone.

  1) Awastone - our quality full service experience 
  2) Mangaweka Campground - our budget option

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  

Hot Showers - free  

Kitchen - yes  

Pets - No, but yes at Mangaweka Campground

Bookings - yes Book Now

Laundry - Washing machine $4. Dryer $5

Dump Station - no that is something we don't have. Its too pristine down here!

Cafe - Summer only


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 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

Bookings -no

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

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