Little River Campground and Manaia Native Habitat

Set in the secluded Okuti Valley only 45 minutes from Christchurch City. A classic Kiwi campground, like they use to be. We have 5 hectares of native bush with silver ferns, the iconic logo of all sporting teams from New Zealand. The Manaia Native Habitat has mature trees such as Totara and Matai and birds including Bellbirds, Fantails, Wood Pigeons and a visiting Tui. Picnic under the 100 year old walnut trees. Stay in your campervan, tent or rent a cabin. Private camp areas for group bookings. For kids there is a playground and exploring the forest. Our Scary Slippery Slides are fun for all ages and are free to use as guests. A peaceful, laid back alternative to busy holiday parks. Powered sites set beside the Okuti River, near Little

Opening Hours

Business hours
    8am-8pm, 7 days.
Months of operation
    All Year
  • Proximity to airport:
    within one hour of Christchurch international Airport
    Proximity to town:
    5 minutes to Little River township- cafe, art gallery, pub and petrol station.
    Number of rooms:
    Maximum capacity:
    100 pax.

Pricing & Conditions

For large groups, charities and by special arrangement we can discount the fees.