Pounawea Motor Camp
Pounawea Motor Camp are a well established camp centrally located in the Catlins, if you are looking for tranquillity and a piece of nature rarely experienced anywhere else in New Zealand, look no further! They are situated 2.5km from Owaka which is on the Southern Scenic Route. Birdlife is a feature of the motor camp and the surrounding estuary. There are two bush walks situated at Pounawea (one of which starts inside the motor camp), there is a well equipped playground close to the camp for the kids, and a very safe beach for them to play on. They also have kayaks for hire. The golf course is only 1.5km from the camp, and for the fisherman there are opportunities to hook nice sea run trout within walking distance of the camp.
They have 37 power points available (all very well sheltered sites) and there is good drinking water, toilet facilities, laundry with commercial washing machines and dryer, kitchen with gas & electric cooking, microwave ovens, and all of the other camp facilities are available to you. They also provide numerous tent sites available throughout the camp, some of which overlook the estuary, and there are the beautiful native Totara trees that offer protection from the hot sun.