Your hosts Michelle & Andrew, Hunter & Wilson offer you a very warm and friendly welcome. We pride ourselves in working hard to make you feel at home






Glenavys Waitaki River Motor Camp is a 2 ha beautifully presented Motor camp offering warm modern stand alone cabins, one fully self contained 2 bedroom apartment, spacious tent and motor home sites, Long term sites, free unlimited good WiFi, and awesome communal facilities. Our location is right in the heart of Glenavy with easy access just off highway one. Only a short stroll away from the magnificent Waitaki River.

Glenavy is on the boundary of North Otago and South Canterbury districts which are separated by the Waitaki Bridge. Oamaru is a 15 mins easy drive south with its magnificent Victorian precinct and famous Penguins. Riverstone Kitchen is only 3 km away. Waimate is 15 mins north west and offers a selection of beautiful walking tracks, gardens and of course its famous Wallabies. Waitaki has its dams, lakes and an abundance of trout and if you are lucky a salmon too.

Glenavy boasts a popular local hotel which serves awesome meals Tuesday through to Saturday nights and Riverstone Kitchen Thursday to Saturday and lunch Thursday to Monday. The local store also does takeaways Monday through to Sunday with limited hours.

Come and enjoy a relaxing break, join us at happy hour most days, walk down to the hotel, or venture further a field and use us as your base. 

Glenavy Motor Camp is pet friendly, offers NZMCA and Gold card discounts, conditions apply. Cancellation fees may be applied.


      Waitaki River

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Braided River Jet Boating

Oamaru's famous blue penguins

  • Whitebaiting season 15th August to 30th November 

  • Salmon season 1st December to 31st March

  • Trout season 1st October to 30th April

  • Duck shooting the first weekend in May

Oamaru Blue Penguins


Waimate Wallabies

Moeraki Boulders