There are a number of choices of camping spots. I suggest mixing it up to get a feel for the area and decide what type of camp suits you best.
If you want a private place to camp for a night or two, we have a great space. At Blue Spur Farmstay you can have the area all to yourselves. The campsite is a spacious area with plenty of room for large or small vehicles. It has amazing views and scenery and the site is close to places that run fun family activities. While you're here you will see the best of New Zealand's outdoors! It's a private spot to park up, have a campfire and enjoy the farm and native bush. Enjoy your own space in a relaxed country atmosphere. No other houses are visible from ours yet we are only 10 mins from the town. Bring your marshmallows!
Welcome! The camp site is a private spot away from it all but only 10mins to the town. Families absolutely love staying on our eco-farm among the many farm animals. Friendly free ranging kune kune pigs, goats and a flock of coloured sheep as well as our cows, peacocks and turkeys.
We run an authentic NZ farmstay where you can get up close to all the animals. A short drive to town for supplies. Centrally located between all the major West Coast attractions. The campervan/motorhome area is a small private area right beside all the farm animals. Our farm in Blue Spur, Hokitika is a special place where we breed rare NZ sheep and Dexter cattle. We also have kune kune pigs, goats and fowl. Our farm house is completely off the grid and runs on solar panels. Directly behind our farm (a 5 min drive) is the site of an old goldmine dating back to the late 1800's. You can explore the area and see the old Chinese mining sites. Our farm is also very near the Arahura River, a very important source of pounamu (jade). Wander the banks of the river and see if you can find your own special piece.
Sorry, no pets allowed. All children must be supervised at all times as there are multiple hazards including ponds & streams.
Blue Spur Farmstay, HOKITIKA, NZ
Do you want a break from sleeping in your van? Feel like a night in a comfortable bed? Book a night in our farmstay! We can sleep up to 7.
Barn/Farmhouse in Arahura Valley. Stay on a farm & visit the animals. Experience an off-grid eco home, totally solar powered! Huge & very private room. Light breakfast provided in your room. 5mins drive to ...
Barn/Farmhouse in Arahura Valley. Experience an off-grid eco home, totally solar powered!. We are 5mins drive to the beach & 10min from the town centre. Meet the many farm animals, relax and take in the views of th...
Serviced campsites* $18* adult; $9 child Serviced campsites have a wide range of facilities and services: flush toilets, tap water, kitchen/cooking bench, hot showers, rubbish collection and road access for all types of vehicles. Laundry facilities, BBQs, fireplaces, cookers and picnic tables may be provided.
Scenic campsites* $13* adult; $6.50 child These campsites are in high use locations and have a more limited range of facilities and services than Serviced campsites: toilets, water supply (tap, stream or lake) and vehicle or boat access. Wood BBQs and fireplaces, cold showers, picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins may be provided.
Standard campsites $8* adult; $4 child These campsites have toilets, water supply (tap, stream, or lake) and vehicle or boat access. Wood BBQs and fireplaces, cold showers, picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins may be provided. Backcountry campsites $6* adult; $3 child.
Backcountry campsites $6* adult; $3 child . Backcountry campsites have toilets and a water supply, which may be from a stream. Picnic tables, cooking shelters and fireplaces may be provided.
Basic campsites no charge These have very limited facilities so campers need to be fully selfsufficient. Basic toilets and water may be from a tank, stream or lake. * Extra charges apply for powered sites: $3 per adult; $1.50 per child.
Booking and paying fees Bookings are required for all Serviced campsites and for some Scenic and Standard campsites in peak season (usually 1 October – 30 April). Most bookings can be made at www.booking.doc.govt.nz or at a DOC Visitor Centre. Where bookings are not required, pay fees via the selfregistration system at the campsite, or at a Visitor Centre. These campsites operate on a first come, first served basis. Fees are generally charged per person per night, and reflect the level of facilities and services provided. DOC rangers patrol camping areas and will check that fees have been paid .
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The residents on the West Coast are becoming increasingly annoyed at freedom campers. There are a few reasons for this but the main one is that a few campers have been less than great visitors to the area. They have parked illegally and left some really unpleasant things behind. Campers have left toilet waste, rubbish etc, been abusive to locals and done damage to the area. It is best to choose a campsite that has a toilet, shower and is a legal designated over night camp site. Use an app on your phone or visit the local I-site for ideas of where to go.
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The West Coast is blessed with an abundance of secluded and scenic spots ideal for freedom camping, where camping is done in a location without facilities and is not a designated campground. In order to maintain the privileges of freedom camping and ensure the protection of our environment, it is important everyone camps responsibly and observes local freedom camping-related rules. You are responsible for learning what bylaws exist.
This website is managed by Tourism Industry Aotearoa, the only independent organisation representing New Zealand's large and diverse tourism industry. TIA leads the Responsible Camping Forum which works to manage community, social and environmental issues around freedom camping. The Forum has around 30 members from the private sector and central and local government.
Oct 16, 2019 - 2 Views. 2 PRIVATE BEDROOMS - STAY ON A FARM 10min to town. is a 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms vacation rental in Arahura Valley, West Coast, New Zealand. 2 PRIVATE BEDROOMS - STAY ON A FARM 10min to town.
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