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What’s on in Wanaka and Hawea this Summer and Autumn

What’s on in Wanaka and Hawea this Summer and Autumn Autumn is a perfect time to visit the Southern Lakes region with warm days, cool nights and the stunning autumn colours, so it’s no surprise that a lot of our most spectacular events are held over this period. If you needed a reason to come ...

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Posted: February 10, 2021Categories: Events, Wanaka

Meet The Team – Rob Oxley

In the first of our ‘Meet The Team’ interviews, we get to know Rob Oxley, our Camp Head Grounds Keeper. You’ll see Rob hanging around The Camp, keeping things looking great and fixing things that are broke. Using is his extensive experience working in events and landscaping, Rob is a key part of the management ...

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Posted: January 25, 2021Category: Team

Nature-based dates to get you in the mood this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day at The Camp, Lake Hawea It’s “only a day” but many people LOVE to be in LOVE with the most romantic day of the year. We love hosting couples at The Camp and seeing people create lasting memories. It’s what we do. If you needed any more convincing, here’s our guide to the ...

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Posted: January 20, 2021Categories: Glamping, Romance

Stay & Win at The Camp

Stay and Win this Summer Every year we’re blown away by the amazing images we see taken in and around The Camp and Lake Hawea and we’ve been working on ways to make sure we capture these images and memories as we can. So this Summer, come stay at The Camp, share your holiday snaps ...

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Posted: November 9, 2020Category: Competition

Is glamping the new five-star date?

Instead of taking your significant other to a five-star restaurant or flash hotel, take them glamping for a special night under the stars on the banks of Lake Hawea this summer. Rediscover nature and rekindle your romance at The Camp, Lake Hawea. Here’s our top reasons why glamping is the most romantic date you’ll get ...

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Posted: October 29, 2020Category: Romance

Israel meets Hawea in our new menu at The Food Truck

At The Camp we love trying international flavours and this year we have been lucky enough to have chefs from all over the world join us. Israeli chef Hadas is the woman behind our amazing, healthy Israeli treats that have been flying out of the Food Truck every weekend. If you haven’t tried her falafel ...

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Posted: October 1, 2020Category: Food

Auto Grille French cuisine at The Camp

For the love of French cuisine Chef Romaric Pessey’s love of French cuisine started at the tender age of 15 when he was mesmerized by the sparkle of the commercial kitchen stove, worktops and all the shiny silverware when he visited a professional kitchen as part of a school trip. Fast forward to 2020, aged ...

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Posted: July 29, 2020Category: Food

The Camp Lake Hawea – Why we do what we do?

Our History Established in 1971 and purchased in 2009, The Camp (formerly Lake Hawea Holiday Park) has now been in The Burdon family for over 10 years and next year The Camp turns 50 ! Custodians of this beautiful place, Sarah and Richard Burdon know, love and respect the local area. Both live and breathe the ...

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Posted: May 26, 2020Category: History

Food Truck at The Camp – Reawakened under Level 3

The Food Truck at The Camp Lake Hawea to open under Level 3 serving the Hawea and Wanaka communities We’re pretty sure, like us, that you’ve spent the last month at home cooking, baking and trying new recipes with the whanau. Some went well, others were a disaster. We’ve seen some pretty good cooks out there. ...

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Posted: April 23, 2020Category: Food

Sustainable Tourism NZ – Great things, Small Packages

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Posted: April 22, 2020Categories: camping, Glamping, Romance, Sustainablity

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