Waitawheta Camp

Ideal for Schools, Sports Groups, Recreation Groups, Family Reunions, Weddings, Staff Training and Conferences.

Bring your group to Waitawheta Camp where you'll enjoy learning about the outdoors (and yourselves) in an environment made for adventure!

Located in rural Waitawheta near the town of Waihi, the camp is close to large areas of native New Zealand bush and rivers, including one of New Zealand's top ten natural attractions - the Karangahake Gorge and the Hauraki Rail Trail.

Outdoor adventure activities

Whether it's tramping, cycling, kayaking, abseiling, exploring gold-mining heritage sites or travelling on the vintage rail train, there is so much to do in and around the camp.  >> activities

We are only 15 minutes drive from Waihi Beach, with it's pristine white sand beaches and coastal walkways. We have Kayaks for hire at the camp.

There are fresh water swimming holes in the rivers close to the camp and at Dickeys Flat.

Affordable accommodation for all group sizes

We are able to provide affordable facilities, from only $10.00/person, because each group must thoroughly clean the camp prior to departure.

We only hire to one group at a time, minimum charge $250.00/day-weekdays or $500.00/weekend.

We can cater for 104 people, with 2 bunkroom dorms, 8 private bunkrooms, a large dining and kitchen area, an historical hall, toilets and showers, and space for tents and campers.   >> accommodation


ACTIVITIES at Waitawheta Camp!

Things to do around Waitawheta Camp

We have so many things to do both within and close to the camp, that you will need to make sure you have booked a long enough stay!   >> more