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Out and About

Gore Bay & Buxton Camp


The small town of Cheviot services the surrounding area including Gore Bay and has a variety of cafes, galleries, and a 12 hole golf course

Historic Cheviot Hills was settled by William ‘Ready Money’ Robinson in the mid 1800’s and is now a public domain. (sign posted on the Gore Bay Road and State Highway 1) There are extensive plantings of exotic specimen trees and daffodils bloom bright in spring.

Gore Bay & Buxton Camp

Nape Nape

Just 30 minutes south is Nape Nape a native flora environment with a good surfcasting beach.

Gore Bay & Buxton Camp


1 hours drive north this coastal town is well known for its galleries, mountains, whale watch and swimming with the dolphins activities.

Gore Bay & Buxton Camp

Hanmer Springs

Home of the hot pools! This busy inland town is a popular destination for New Zealanders and tourists.

Gore Bay & Buxton Camp


Visitors from all over the world are stunned by the natural beauty, and closeness of the camp to the beach, with some sites offering magic sea views of the bay. Comments such as ‘a hidden gem’.

'The beauty is capped off with such clean facilities and the friendliness of the camp proprietors'.

'We have come back as we haven’t found anything else that offers such closeness to the sea and a relaxing quietness'.

'We heard about this when talking with other travelers who have visited. It is truly a magical place'.