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camping ground

camper-vans or tents

Hukatere Camping Ground is located at the entrance to our property. Unpowered sites are available for camper-vans, vans, cars and tents. You can charge your mobile phone in the communal kitchen. Free tea and coffee are available. We have a wonderful supply of fresh drinking water from our bore. WiFi, bathrooms with hot showers and flush toilets are available for your use.


Four cabins are available:

Bunkroom: 2 bunks (single over double bed)

Lewis Hut: 1 bunk (single over single bed) plus double sofa-bed

Harakeke Hut: 2 bunks (single over double bed) 1 bunk (single over single bed)

Chilly Hut: Double bed plus double sofa-bed plus spare matress


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Unpowered Campervan Sites

Our unpowered campervan sites can accommodate any sized vehicles and tents.


Cosy Cabin

The cabin sleeps up to six guests and is located next to the communal kitchen.


Lewis-Leha hut with ocean-view

The hut is elevated, overlooking sand dunes onto the Ninety Mile Beach; accommodates up-to three people.


Communal Area & Kitchen

The communal area and kitchen are well-equipped with a table and chairs, gas stove, fridge, cooking utensils, and cutlery.


Hot Shower & Flush Toilet

One of the two hot showers features a sky view. Besides the flush-toilet there is also an eco composting toilet.


Fresh Drinking Water

A supply of fresh drinking water from our bore is available for all guests.



Mobile phones can be charged with energy from our solar panels.


Horse Corral & Pet Friendly

We provide a horse corral and paddocks for horse lovers and pony clubs. Pets are welcomed by arrangements.

our price per night


Cosy Cabin and Ocean-View Hut

  •  We provide:

  • Shared fully equipped kitchen with electricity, fridge and BBQ

  • Hot shower

  • Fresh drinking water

  • Pillows and sheets

  • Internet with WiFi

  • Bring your own sleeping bag

  • NZ$40 per person/night (high season: Oct - May)

  • NZ$35 per person/night (low season: June - Sept)

  • Optional extra:

  • Duvet – NZ$10

  • Booking

Camping Ground

Campervans and Tents

  •  We provide:

  • Shared fully equipped kitchen with electricity, fridge and BBQ

  • Hot shower

  • Fresh drinking water

  • NZ$20 per person/night (high season: Oct - May)

  • NZ$17 per person/night (low season: June - Sept)

  • Booking

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Booking Terms and Conditions


Booking Terms and Conditions


After we have advised you that accommodation at Hukatere Lodge is available, during peak periods a deposit of the cost of one night's stay (or full payment) may be required. The deposit may be paid by cheque or by transfer to our bank account (e.g. mobile/internet banking). We regret that we are unable to accept credit card payment.



As a small property, cancellations do heavily impact on us and if we are not able to replace cancelled bookings at short notice, any deposit will be forfeited. Any refund of deposit will be in New Zealand dollars.

Your Host

Gabrielle Pfaender

Gabi Pfaender, your host, is an artist with an avid interest in sculpture, painting, photography and printmaking. Her work is influenced by the costal scenery where she lives and works. Gabi is very passionate about creating and nurtering this place where people feel relaxed in a comfortable setting with all mode and coms. Hukatere Lodge and Camping Ground in the wilderness along the Ninety Mile Beach. Where you never stop to gaze at the forever changing scenery of the west coast. If you like the outdoors, sea, coast, and wild horses this is the place for you too.




809 Hukatere Road
New Zealand


Phone: +64 (0) 9 409 8705
Mobile: +64 (0) 21 884 145
Email: info@hukatere.com