Kaikoura Camping

Wai-ora Trust

Rakautara is a haven from the hustle and bustle of city life, nestled against the backdrop of native bush. With hundreds of acres of farmland and native bush to walk through, as well as its seaside location, Rakautara, a tranquil, idyllic place to relax.

RAKAUTARA (Sharpened stick)

Rakautara is the perfect holiday venue, only 20 kilometres north of Kaikoura. Take the whanau or a larger group for a holiday, hui, workshop, seminar or training.

Your group has exclusive use of the campsite and no other groups or people will have access while you are there.

As Rakautara is a working farm, NO PETS ARE ALLOWED.


  • A bunk room (capacity 11 people) 
  • A large hall (capacity 14 people) with mattresses provided 
  • Fully equipped kitchen with all cutlery, crockery and utensils (tea towels not supplied) 
  • Fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine 
  • TV, DVD and Free view 
  • BBQ and gas
  • Fully fenced for children to play safely
  • A large grassed area for tents or play
  • The sea is straight across the road


  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing 
  • Relaxing and much more…