The Pod and Viking Barrel Pod

Fall in love with our glamping pods. Both situated in a quiet area in the main camp surrounded by native bush. Featuring a double bed & soft furnishings our Pod's are akin to a tent for those looking for easy days away. With this is mind we have provided your linen, cutlery, plates etc (a full list will be provided upon booking). Please be aware our Pod's do not have power, cooking or toilet facilies. The camp facilities are located a short distance away in the centre of the camp. Our Pod's come with two complimentary shower tokens.

The Pod per night: $90 for 1-2 adults

Viking Barrel Pod per night: $95 for 1-2 adults


We offer a variety of accommodation facilities to suit all types of holidays

Campsites - Cabins - Group Accommodation

Prices below are in $NZ, including GST and are subject to change.



Camping Sites

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Grace Church Group

Set beside the clean Ashley Gorge River enjoy 12 acres of camping area and 13 acres of picnic area. You will find your own piece of paradise on generous grassy sites. Our campground is surrounded by trees and natural beauty. We get none of the cold Easterlies and enjoy our own unique climate. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the river.  

Dog Friendly Sites

We have 4 dog friendly powered sites available. These are located next to our cabins which are just outside the campground gate on a large grassed area. Please note dogs are only permitted in this area or the Reserve/river. Please DO NOT walk them through the campground. Dog sites are subject to availability, please email or call to confirm your booking.

Dog sites

 Dog sites shown in the picture above.

 Campsite Tariff

Adults  from        $21.00 
Child 5-14yrs      $9.00
Child under 2 yrs $5.00

Dormitory Complex

Bunkhouse Toilets

Dorm New Bedding

Perfect guest accommodation if using the Function Centre. Self contained complex with 2 bunkhouses. (Original refurbished classrooms from Oxford School). Each bunkhouse sleeps 26 and has their own showers & toilets. Pillows and bottom sheets provided.

Dormitory Tariff - Minimum Charge $220.00 per bunk room.
Concessions for schools, youth organisations, eg Scouts, Guides etc.
Adults $22 per adult
Children (5 - 14 years) $12 per child
Prices are GST inclusive  



  • Cancellation Policy - other than Covid related (where a full refund or credit will be offered) 
    • No show = no refund. Any booking cancelled with more than 14 days notice will receive a refund of the deposit paid less $25.00 admin fee and any card charges
    • No refund will be issued for any booking cancelled within 14 days of arrival date unless unit or site can be relet for entire time for booking
    • No refund for any booking cancelled within 24 hours of arrival
  • Please Note
    • No booking is confirmed until deposit is paid
    • Balance of fees to be paid on ARRIVAL
    • Prices may be subject to change without notification 
    • No refunds for early departures
    • Minimum stay applies over the Dec/Jan period and long Weekends
    • Specific site subject to alteration if management find it necessary
    • Bookings over Christmas/New Year period 24th Dec to 5th Jan must be fully paid in advance 


Kitchen Cabins



Our three cabins are set away from the main campground. Cabin 1 sleeps four people equipped with a double bed and one set of bunks. Cabin 2 and 3 sleep two people. Cabin 3 has two single beds and Cabin 2 has a double bed. Bedding, towels, and an equipped kitchen with fridge & microwave are included. The cabins have their own ensuite with toilet and showers. The cabins also have a private BBQ area. Check in is 2pm and checkout is 10am. Please Note: Pets are NOT permitted.

Cabin Tariff
  Prices are subject to change
  Infants free if using own portacot 


Function Kitchen

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Self contained kitchen/dining room with doors out onto the BBQ & small grassed area. Full facilities including ovens, microwaves, fridges, freezers, cutlery etc. Great option for a family reunion with the option of sleeping over in the Dorm.

Tariff: $160 per day

Perfect Outdoor Wedding Venue

With your after wedding venue and overnight accommodation sorted, Birch Flat at Ashley Gorge Reserve is a beautiful tree lined area of the Reserve in which to have your ceremony. This area can be exclusively booked for a very small fee through the local council.


Birch Flat Wedding

(Photo taken on Birch Flat courtesy of Bellbird Weddings)