New ZealandRiver Side Park – Waiwhenua

New Zealand Farmstay and River Side Park


Complete with secluded Glamping, Camping and Trout Fishing

Welcome to our historic New Zealand Farmstay and River Side Park at Waiwhenua. Our third generation family run farm has been operating farmstays since 1997. Our beautiful River Side Park is ideal for camping in tents, caravans and campervans. We have two powered sites available that must be pre-booked through our online booking system. We also have a Glamping Tent and River Cabin available for those who would like the experience of staying at River Park with a few more luxuries and home comforts. 

River Side Park

Find out about our exciting accommodation options.


Trout Fishing Adventure


Trout fishing & farm walks. 




Check here to see what's available and make your booking.


Camping & Glamping 

River Cabin
Camping River Park
Glamping primo location
Glamping Tent

Our beautiful River Side Park is open late spring, summer and early autumn for camping, glamping and camper parking. Specific dates vary depending on the weather. We encourage pre-booking your stay with us to avoid disappointment during busy period such as summer holidays and public holidays. Please book through our booking calendar in the "Booking" tab.  

"Such an amazing place to kick back away from the rat race of life. I recommend it to everyone who would love a private place to go and chill out. Such amazing hosts in idyllic surroundings"

Farmstay Activities

Trout Fishing with Local Guides

The Tutaekauri River offers the angler top-quality fishing for a large population of rainbow trout some of which reach very large sizes.

Mainly Rainbow Trout but with some Brown Trout, the fish average around 1.5 kg.

However, many fish are in the 2-3 kg range, particularly in the upper reaches. READ MORE 

Guided fishing activities are available by prior booking. Please note that all anglers are required to have a current Trout Fishing license.