Phone to book: 07 827 4178


Whether you’re here to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the idyllic location or you're seeking some world class sporting action, Mighty River Domain, Lake Karāpiro is the perfect place to stay.

Everything from tents, camper vans and comfortable cabin style accommodation is catered for. Our well maintained grounds have all the facilities you need to make your stay as relaxing as possible.


Stay in our Rob Waddell Lodge or chalets Monday to Thursday and receive 50% discount off the  students accommodation only (Adults full price). For further information, please contact the site office.


What's provided?

Chalets include 4x bunk beds and have their own ensuite.

Two fully equipped kitchens are shared by the five chalets. The kitchens come with crockery, cutlery and utensils, oven, fridge, freezer, jug and toaster.
A Laundry facility is also on site, costs $3 per load.

What do I bring?

Linen: pillows, blankets and towels and tea towels.


The Rob Waddell Lodge sleeps 41 people in 13 rooms Each room has a bunk bed and a single bed.

What's provided?
A large dining room that seats 50 people.

A large kitchen, large oven, a microwave, bain-marie, double door fridge, toaster, jug, large chest freezer and large pantry. The kitchen comes with cutlery, crockery and utensils.

A large outdoor deck and flat grass area which you can use at your leisure.

What do I need to bring?
Linen: pillows, blankets, towels and tea towels.


The Mighty River Domain has 60 powered and 80 non powered sites. These sites can be hired individually or in blocks during events and non-event times.Note all parking MUST be on your site and not beside. Sites accomodate one large or two small tents (see pictures) but larger tents such as marquees will require more than one site.

What's provided?

  • Two amenity blocks with toilets and showers
  • A kitchen with two ovens, a single chest freezer, a double door fridge, a hot water unit and four sinks
  • A laundry facility is located on site, laundry costs are $3 per load
  • A dump station and plenty of water taps for refilling tanks

What do I need to bring?

Only basic camping facilities are provided. You will need to bring all your cooking equipment and linen, and everything else that is required for an enjoyable camping experience.

The Jasons website has useful information about what to take camping

Our quiet time for all accommodation Is between 8pm and 7am

Small tent

Small tent
Large tent

Large tent
This tent requires more than one site.

This tent requires more than one site.
We love pooches; but please note - NO dogs are permitted at Mighty River Domain, Lake Karāpiro.

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