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Caravan Site Powered — nt-standard-powered (1 night min)

Camp Elsdon offers a number of campervan powered sites close to peaceful New Zealand native bush.

The campground is a simple and convenient stopover for those travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands, and is located 20 kilometres north of Wellington city on State Highway 1 which is the direct motorway link to Interislander and Blue Bridge ferry terminal.

We have a communal kitchen, laundry and toilet block facilities for campground guests.

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Caravan Site Non-Powered — Nightly Non Powered (1 night min)

Camp Elsdon offers a number of campervan non-powered sites close to peaceful New Zealand native bush.

The campground is a simple and convenient stopover for those travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands, and is located 20 kilometres north of Wellington city on State Highway 1 which is the direct motorway link to Interislander and Blue Bridge ferry terminal.

We have a communal kitchen, laundry and toilet block facilities for campground guests.

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Caravan Site Non-Powered — Nightly Non Powered (2 nights min)

Camp Elsdon offers a number of campervan non-powered sites close to peaceful New Zealand native bush.

The campground is a simple and convenient stopover for those travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands, and is located 20 kilometres north of Wellington city on State Highway 1 which is the direct motorway link to Interislander and Blue Bridge ferry terminal.

We have a communal kitchen, laundry and toilet block facilities for campground guests.

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Tent Site — Nightly Non Powered (1 night min)

Camp Elsdon offers a number of grassed tent sites close to peaceful New Zealand native bush.

The campground is a simple and convenient stopover for those travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands, and is located 20 kilometres north of Wellington city on State Highway 1 which is the direct motorway link to Interislander and Blue Bridge ferry terminal.

We have a communal kitchen, laundry and toilet block facilities for campground guests.

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Tent Site — Nightly Non Powered (2 nights min)

Camp Elsdon offers a number of grassed tent sites close to peaceful New Zealand native bush.

The campground is a simple and convenient stopover for those travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands, and is located 20 kilometres north of Wellington city on State Highway 1 which is the direct motorway link to Interislander and Blue Bridge ferry terminal.

We have a communal kitchen, laundry and toilet block facilities for campground guests.

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Cabin Room — Nightly (1 night min)

We have five cabins which sleep from 2 to 7 people. Two of the cabins have dual bunk bed units (which have a double bed on the bottom). Men’s and women’s toilet and shower facilities for the cabins are located right outside the cabin door.

The cabins are used by both group and individual casual bookings.

We provide a bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case – you just need to bring all other bedding.

We have a communal kitchen facility for casual bookings and offer a self catering kitchen/dining facilities for groups.

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Cabin Room — Nightly (2 nights min)

We have five cabins which sleep from 2 to 7 people. Two of the cabins have dual bunk bed units (which have a double bed on the bottom). Men’s and women’s toilet and shower facilities for the cabins are located right outside the cabin door.

The cabins are used by both group and individual casual bookings.

We provide a bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case – you just need to bring all other bedding.

We have a communal kitchen facility for casual bookings and offer a self catering kitchen/dining facilities for groups.

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Lodge Room — Nightly (1 night min)

The Kowhai Lodge is a restored military barrack with 24 separately lockable twin rooms (which each have two single beds) and sleeps a total of 48 people. Men’s and Woman’s toilet and shower facilities are located in the middle of the Lodge. There is also a disabled toilet/shower included in the facility. A lounge and kitchenette is also available for those staying in the Lodge.

The Lodge is primarily used for group bookings but individual casual bookings are welcome as group bookings permit.

We provide a bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case – you just need to bring all other bedding.

We offer a self catering kitchen/dining facility for group bookings and have a communal kitchen facility (where you bring your own utensils, crockery, pots etc) for casual bookings.

2x Twin

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Lodge Room — Nightly (2 nights min)

The Kowhai Lodge is a restored military barrack with 24 separately lockable twin rooms (which each have two single beds) and sleeps a total of 48 people. Men’s and Woman’s toilet and shower facilities are located in the middle of the Lodge. There is also a disabled toilet/shower included in the facility. A lounge and kitchenette is also available for those staying in the Lodge.

The Lodge is primarily used for group bookings but individual casual bookings are welcome as group bookings permit.

We provide a bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case – you just need to bring all other bedding.

We offer a self catering kitchen/dining facility for group bookings and have a communal kitchen facility (where you bring your own utensils, crockery, pots etc) for casual bookings.

2x Twin

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Dormitory — Nightly minimum booking value of $200 (1 night min)

All bookings are pending approval.

A minimum booking value of $200 per night applies.

We have 2 Dormitories which are restored military bunkhouses. Each dorm sleeps up to 15 people (spread across 7 single bunk beds and one single bed) and have two toilets and two showers and a small table and handful of chairs.

The Dormitories are usually used by groups, but casual bookings for a minimum of 8 people or more are welcome as group bookings permit.

We provide a bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case – you just need to bring all other bedding.

We offer a self catering kitchen/dining facility for group bookings and have a communal kitchen facility (where you bring your own utensils, crockery, pots etc) for casual bookings.

single bunk beds

All bookings are pending approval. A minimum booking value of $200 per night applies.

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Dormitory — Nightly minimum booking value of $200 (2 nights min)

All bookings are pending approval.

A minimum booking value of $200 per night applies.

We have 2 Dormitories which are restored military bunkhouses. Each dorm sleeps up to 15 people (spread across 7 single bunk beds and one single bed) and have two toilets and two showers and a small table and handful of chairs.

The Dormitories are usually used by groups, but casual bookings for a minimum of 8 people or more are welcome as group bookings permit.

We provide a bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case – you just need to bring all other bedding.

We offer a self catering kitchen/dining facility for group bookings and have a communal kitchen facility (where you bring your own utensils, crockery, pots etc) for casual bookings.

single bunk beds

All bookings are pending approval. A minimum booking value of $200 per night applies.

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Dining Hall — Dining Hall Hire (1 day min)

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Education Hall — Education Hall Hire (1 day min)

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Camp Elsdon is a friendly, youth camp set in a peaceful native bush area overlooking Porirua Harbour. Wake up to native birds singing in a rural setting within a city.
The Camp is located at the entrance to Colonial Knob Reserve which offers native bush walks/bike tracks (some energetic) to panoramic views of Porirua and its twin harbours, Wellington, Kapiti and the South Island. It is also handy (1 km) to the local Porirua City centre, shopping and amenities and is 1.5 km from Porirua Railway Station.
We are close to State Highway 1 and 20 minutes (18km) from the Picton (Interislander and Blue Bridge) ferries.
We cater for casual or group bookings (20 to 90 plus).

Local attractions include Te Rauparaha Arena and Aquatic centre (with hydro slide/wave machine), Go Karts, ten pin bowling, and miniature golf at Pirates Cove.
We can provide catering for large groups. We also have Wifi available.

Property Facilities

Our facilities include a Lodge, dormitories, and campground with campervan and tent sites. Other amenities include a laundry, dump station, field area, ample parking for buses and cars and resident miniature ponies who enjoy being fed.

Check-In Time

Between 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Check-Out Time

10:00 am

Reception Hours

2pm - 8pm

Directions to Property

Property Directions

Additional Information

Pet Policy.
We are adjacent to a conservation area. Sorry no dogs or cats are allowed.

Payment Policy

For cabins and camp sites full payment required at time of booking unless by arrangement.
For groups; dormitory and lodge 20% deposit to confirm booking. Balance due 4 weeks in advance of arrival unless by arrangement.

Cancellation Policy

For individual rooms - Full refund available up to 3 days before expected arrival. No refund for no shows or cancelation within 3 days of expected arrival.

For Groups. Full refund available up to 4 weeks before expected arrival. Loss of deposit for no shows or cancelation within 4 weeks of expected arrival.

Child Policy

Adult rates are for person aged 19 years and over. Child rates are for children aged 6 years to 18 years. Infant rates are for children aged 5 years and under.

Check In Policy

Check in 2.00pm to 7.00pm. Outside of these hours by arrangement only.

Check out by 10.00 am. Later checkouts by arrangement only.

Privacy Policy

We collect personal data you provide when you interact with our website, or any interaction offline or in person, such as when you make a booking inquiry. Camp Elsdon will take reasonable steps to protect personal information it collects and ensure it is accurate and up-to-date. We will only use the personal data collected for the purpose related to the running of the camp business and delivering services to you. We will not disclose or sell your personal information to other organisations for any purpose other than related to the running of the camp business.
Our full privacy policy can be found on our web site.