The place to stay ( Note: No Dogs allowed ) –
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Lake Karapiro will be the base camp for the 2018 VW Nationals.
They have five Chalets which sleep up to 8 people. A Lodge which sleeps 41 people in 13 bunk rooms, sharing a large Dining/Kitchen room. For both of the above options you supply your own linen; Pillows, Blankets, Towels, Tea Towels.
The Camping Ground has 60 Powered and 80 Non-powered sites; with two shower blocks, a kitchen and laundry.
Cambridge township is only 10 minutes drive away and has a number of Motel and B&B accomodation options if you prefer.