Phone to book: 07 827 4178

LAKE KARĀPIRO SITE INFORMATION

During Events

An approved Traffic Management Plan is in place during events to ensure safe and efficient access into and past the Domain, Signs indicate the appropriate entrance for people coming to the event. At each entrance there are 'No Dogs' signs reminding people this is a dog free area at all times.

During events the public parking area is through gate 3. Gates 1 & 2 are open to campers and officials only. The gate 3 parking area accommodates approximately 1500 cars. There are also contingency areas available for more cars. All events have parking officials directing parking.

WiFi is available at the domain during events. To purchase please come to site office.

5GB $10.00

15GB $30.00



During non-events

The Mighty River Domain, Lake Karāpiro public parking area is located through Gate 2 and on the embankment. There are public toilets situated on the embankment which are open to the public at all times.

WiFi is available at the domain during events. To purchase please come to site office.

5GB $5.00

15GB $15.00


Things to do while staying with us...

Lake Karāpiro is a popular recreational Lake well known for its rowing events. However, many people also enjoy kayaking, wakeboarding, skiing, swimming, fishing, boating and yachting on the Lake. Sporting and recreation clubs are situated along the shore of the Mighty River Domain.

There is a playground and slides here for all of the family to enjoy situated right alongside the wonderful new Podium Cafe. 

Podium Cafe is well situated in the heart of the domain with spectacular views of the lake, right alongside the playground area. Come and enjoy a coffee, something to eat, relax and enjoy the views.

Open 7 days - 8am to 4pm (these hours are weather and season dependent)

The Domain is also host to triathlons, duathlons and long distance swimming races. Every Wednesday night in summer there is a triathlon and duathlon run by the Waikato Cycling Sports Academy that anyone can enter. It is for all ages and fitness levels.


If on-site and the adventure activities such as high ropes, low ropes, archery, team building and more are not enough for you, here are some more activities in the area:

Boatshed Kayaks (7km away) Glow worm kayaking, waterfall adventure tours and standup paddleboarding on Lake Karapiro.

web: www.theboatshed.net.nz 

ph: 027 275 8724

Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust (7km away) Guided tours, hikes and information centre.

web: www.sanctuarymountain.co.nz 

ph: 07 870 5180

Cam Jet (8km away) Jet boat tours.
     
web:www.camjet.co.nz 

ph: 0800 CAMJET

Hobbiton (20km away) Hobbiton movie set and tours     
                     

web:www.hobbitontours.com 

ph: 07 888 1505

National Agricultural heritage at Mystery Creek (20km away)

web:www.mysterycreek.co.nz/ag-heritage-village 

Waikato river trails (26km away)

Blue Springs Te Waihou walkway (28km away)

Arapuni Swing bridge (35km away)

Waikato river trails  (26km away)

Can't find what you are looking for, or would like our on-site team to help
make your stay a memorable one? Please contact us.

 

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