Lake Hawea Holiday Park

Lake Hawea Holiday Park SH6 (1208 Lake Hawea Makarora Road), Lake Hawea view on map
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
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  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Lake Hawea Holiday Park
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Lake Hawea Holiday Park is located at the gateway to Queenstown Lakes; situated on the lakefront of Lake Hawea. This gem of a campground is set amongst mature trees, on spacious and sheltered grounds, offering spectacular views of Lake Hawea and the surrounding mountains.

Accommodation: The campground has 98 generously sized powered sites and 250 grassed tent sites; 10 standard cabins (sleep 6), 1 lakeside cabin (sleeps 2), 4 self-contained cottages (sleep 4-6) and a self-contained 3 bedroom holiday lodge (sleeps 7-9). Self-contained accommodation and the lakeside cabin includes linen, where as the standard cabins can be provided with linen for a small fee.

Park amenities include: communal fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezers, ovens, microwaves, kettles and toasters, a dining area, digital TV and internet, male and female toilet/shower blocks, dump station, laundry, linen hire, wireless broadband access, playground, barbecue, FREE DVD hire, camp store and booking office. The staff at the office are here to help you make your trip memorable. On-site van storage is available year round. Causal showers and the use of the dump station can be arranged for non-guests for a small fee. Dogs are welcome by arrangement, excluding summer holidays.

There is a large outdoor fire place beside the lake, to socialise with other campers or toast marshmallows, whilst enjoying the views.

A boat ramp is on the park boundary, for fishing and water sports enthusiasts. Lake Hawea is popular for salmon and trout fishing, so the park offers fishing rods for their guests to use free of charge and the chance to smoke their catch on the on-site smoker. Lake Hawea also attracts windsurfers and kite-surfers and kayakers will delight in the play waves created on the Hawea River.

Hikers will enjoy the local walks, including the spectacular views at the top of Isthmus Peak, Breast Hill; part of the Te Araroa Track (a continuous track stretching the whole of New Zealand) and many other day walks and tramping options at East Hawea.

The holiday park has good quality mountain bikes and children bikes for hire, with child seats and hang-on's for the youngsters. Try out one of Lake Hawea's easy scenic bike/walking tracks, beside the lake or along the Hawea River to Lake Wanaka.

Hawea Township has public tennis courts, outdoor bowls and a 9 hole golf course, approximately 1km away. There are 2 local restaurants, both offering a courtesy pick up/drop off to diners and there is also a café/take-away and general store.

Lake Hawea is an ideal location to relax and escape the hustle and bustle, but still be close enough to head out and explore the very popular Central Otago region. The park is situated only 15 minutes' drive to Wanaka, 1hour to Queenstown and 1.5 hour's to Haast; the gateway to the West Coast.

Lake Hawea Holiday Park is a proudly associated with Family Parks. Family Park membership can be organised at the park; entitling members to discounts off all Family Park associated camp grounds in New Zealand & Australia, together with locally sourced discounts.

Book, stay and enjoy!

Qualmark Star Rating

  • 3.5 Stars
  • Ablution Block
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Ramp
  • Check-in Time: 2:00pm
  • Check-out Time 10:00am
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothesline
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Dump Station
  • Eftpos
  • Freeview
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • High Speed wireless internet
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Hire
  • Parking - Free
  • Pet friendly
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Weddings
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Good lakeshore pitch, plenty of space. Facilities a bit distant, limited kitchen. A bit further from Wanaka than I expected. 4
    JOHN SHREWSBURY - May 2, 2019 (Stayed Apr 2019) Travelbug verified review
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Friendly and helpful staff , unfortunately one block of toilets was out of order the night we stayed , but that happens from time to time 4
    MERV SMITH - Feb 28, 2018 (Stayed Feb 2018) Travelbug verified review
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • By far the best accommodation we had all over NZ. Clean, tidy, contains everything you need. Great park fantastic playground for the kids. We will be back. 5
    CATE HUNT - Oct 9, 2017 (Stayed Sep 2017) Travelbug verified review
  • Thanks very much for your comments, looking forward to see you again.
    Lake Hawea Holiday Park
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Very good service, when we made future bookings for next year. Comfortable clean unit, good value for money 5
    JIM MAGUIRE - May 2, 2017 (Stayed Apr 2017) Travelbug verified review
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Fabulous views.. excellent facilities. Would definitely recommend & would stay again. 5
    FELICITY BURTON - Apr 8, 2017 (Stayed Apr 2017) Travelbug verified review
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Real friendly staff...Heaps of area to not be close to other campers 5
    Rodney TUCK - Mar 16, 2017 (Stayed Feb 2017) Travelbug verified review
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • We really enjoyed our short stay at Lake Hawea. The service was friendly, facilities were clean and we woke up to a beautiful morning on the lake. 5
    ANTHONY GOLOWENKO - Oct 2, 2016 (Stayed Sep 2016) Travelbug verified review
  • Hi Anthony, Thank you for your lovely comments regarding your stay with us at Lake Hawea Holiday Park. We're glad you had such a great time. Safe travels.
    Lake Hawea Holiday Park
Lake Hawea Holiday Park
  • Good facilities for toilets, shower, kitchen and laundry. Great view over the lake for overnite camping and relaxing. 4
    MUSTAPAH MOHAMED - Mar 8, 2016 (Stayed Feb 2016) Travelbug verified review
  • Thank you for your lovely Review. We are glad you had a great time at our "Classic" lakefront holiday park and had a relaxing time. We hope to see you again.
    Lake Hawea Holiday Park

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