The perfect place to relax and explore Golden Bay
Welcome to Farewell Gardens at Port Puponga, our small family eco-friendly camp is the perfect place to relax and explore Golden Bay and the magnificent west coast beaches, including famous Wharariki Beach.
Farewell Gardens is a small and tranquil holiday camp, right beside the sea at the base of the famous Farewell Spit, the longest sand spit in New Zealand.
Puponga beach is a safe beach for swimming, kayaking or fishing and at low tide, you can walk close to the resident seal colony at Abel Head. Farewell Spit is a protected Nature reserve with a wide variety of birdlife including Gannets, Black Shag, Royal Spoonbill, Dotterel, Blue Penguin to name a few.
The night sky is amazing for night photography especially during winter, not to mention the natural scenery which is pristine.
We also take Eco Tour Bookings, Cape Farwell Horse Treks is a 5-minute drive away.
WE ARE AN ECO -FRIENDLY CAMP, WE DO NOT TAKE RUBBISH OR RECYCLING
NO DUMP STATION FOR CAMPERVANS, PLEASE ARRIVE EMPTY - THERE IS A DUMP STATION AT COLLINGWOOD.
SOLELY RELIANT ON RAINWATER - PLEASE ENSURE YOU FILL UP YOUR WATER TANKS BEFORE ARRIVING
Accommodation options: tent and campervan sites, caravan and cabins, fully self-contained apartment.
The camp boasts amazing well-established gardens with large sites for a relaxing stay, with many mature native and exotic trees providing shelter and privacy, and abundance of native birds.