As the Caledonian Park will be fully utilized for the Waipu Highland Games, the Waipu Primary School field will be transformed into a campground over the New Year period. All money raised goes to the school.

Entrance: Camp reception will be at the St Marys Road entrance.

Costs:  $10 per night per person. Proceeds go to the Waipu Primary School. No EFTPOS facilities on site but there is an ATM in town at the McLeans Café.

Open:  From noon on Dec 30th to noon on January 2nd. Early arrival or late departure by agreement with the manager Jim Edge.

Gate: The gate will be closed each night from 10.00 pm until 7.00 a.m. 


  • Water taps outside the tractor shed
  • Male and Female toilets
  • One shower available
  • Free recycling
  • No electric power supply. No kitchen facilities


Manager: Jim Edge Phone: 09 4320394 Address: 38 St Mary’s Road Waipu Email:


  • No smoking anywhere on the school grounds or buildings
  • No dogs or other pets
  • No fireworks or any illegal activities
  • A reasonable standard of considerate behaviour at all times
  • Minimum noise between and
  • No access to school buildings other than toilet and shower facilities

Security Disclaimer

This camping facility is provided for the convenience of competitors and visitors to the 2019 Waipu Highland Games at their own risk. No liability is taken by Waipu Primary School or by Jim Edge for site security. Please keep valuables with you or locked in your car.