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Take time to reset, relax and reconnect.

Experience the unique landscape and community of Pātea off the beaten track and right on the iconic river side.



Pātea is iconic in New Zealand, on the South Taranaki coast with a beautiful black sand beach and rich cultural history.

Pātea Motor Camp, situated at the mouth of the Pātea river, is a welcoming place where campers, travellers and visitors can share and enjoy the beauty of this special piece of New Zealand.

Pātea Motor Camp provides tidy and well maintained camp sites and chalets where you can park a caravan, pitch a tent or pull in with your camper van, and make use of the facilities in the camp.


Communal Kitchen

Laundry Room

Showers & Toilets

Chalets - coffee stations

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Motor camp fees per day

Check out by 10:30am  |  All visitors to leave by 09:00pm  |  A visitors fee may apply.

Please note we are a a family friendly park and have high expectations of good behaviour so everyone has a great time and enjoys their stay.

As of 3 December 2021 all who wish to visit the camp grounds will require one of the following;
1..Ministry of health pass
2.Vaccination card
3.Vaccination certificate
4. a DHB negative test younger than 72 hrs.


Per person: $15.00 per adult



Single: $40.00

Double: $50.00

Caravan for use (for 2 sharing): $50.00

Extra Adult: $15.00

Glamping (for 2 sharing): $80.00

Extra Adult: $15.00 Max. 4 people
all reservations are for ONE car. additional parking fees apply.