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Campgrounds

There are four Council campgrounds in Buller. They are operated by sub-committees or the community on behalf of Council. There are also DOC and private campsites and holiday parks throughout the district.

Select a campground below for more information.

Reefton campsite

Reefton Motor Camp is conveniently located in Reefton, an old gold mining town steeped in history.

It is beside the skate park, just down the road from the Reefton Swimming Pool, and within easy walking distance to town where shopping, supermarkets and a scenic walk are found.

The holiday park offers:

  • Camp kitchen
  • Laundry area
  • Tent and powered sites
  • Cabin accommodations.

The sheltered, riverside camp with a perimeter of tall fir trees welcomes motorhomes and caravans, and offers cabin stays or tent sites.

Contact details:

  • Phone: Reefton Motor Camp direct on 03 732 8477.
  • Address: 1 Ross St, off Broadway, Reefton, West Coast, South Island
  • Web: Reefton.co website.

Mōkihinui Domain Campground

Mōkihinui Domain Campground is described as a classic Kiwi campground, where the sea meets the pristine Mōkihinui River.

The campground offers:

  • Free hot showers
  • Camp kitchen
  • Book exchange
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Large sports field
  • Fire pit
  • Hall – with indoor bowls, jigsaws, colouring books and crayons
  • Freezers to store all the fish you catch!

Camping (powered and non-powered sites) and cabins are available.

Contact details:

Seddonville Holiday Park

Located 48km north of Westport, 3kms inland from Mokihinui, Seddonville is on the banks of the Mokihinui River and one of the gateways of The Old Ghost Road.

Seddonville Holiday Park has a range of affordable accommodation choices:

  • Bunk rooms
  • Caravan accommodation
  • Powered & unpowered camping sites.

The Holiday Park offers:

  • Communal lounge and kitchen with a fire
  • Laundry and toilet block
  • Playground
  • Dogs and cats welcome.

Contact:

  • Phone: (03) 782 1314
  • Email: seddonvilleholidaypark@gmail.com
  • Address: 108 Gladstone Street, Seddonville, West Coast 7891

Karamea Domain Camp

Karamea Domain Camping ground is a community run domain that provides camping over the stopbank from the river.

The campground offers:

  • 14 camp sites with power
  • Free showers*
  • Kitchen, lounge, dining facilities plus TV, pool table and a lovely old piano (in tune!)
  • A sheltered BBQ
  • Videos, games and puzzles for children
  • Tiled ablutions
  • Laundry facility.

There are two tennis courts alongside.

*Casual users can use the showers, kitchen and laundry for a small charge.

Contact:

  • Phone: 027 782 6069
  • Address: Wharf Road, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand.

You can find out more about the Karamea campground on the NZCamping website

Other campsites

There are a number of Department of Conservation campsites, privately operated campgrounds and holiday parks and places for freedom camping in Buller.

Campground locations