Jones Landing Camping

Jones Landing Camping

Jones Landing Road, Arapuni 3481

60 min from Hamilton
75 min from Taupo

Freedom camping is welcomed at Jones Landing. A permit is required. There is a large flat area of grass along the river edge as well as a toilet block, BBQ area, playground, boat ramp and jetty.

Nestled along the serene Waikato River, Jones’ Landing is a designated campsite in South Waikato, offering a picturesque escape.

Its spacious grassy area by the river’s edge is framed by towering rocky bluffs, making it a favored destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With amenities like a playground, boat ramp, and jetty, it’s the perfect spot for families and boaters alike to unwind and enjoy nature’s tranquility.

An awesome scenic view overlooking the Waikato River and Lake Arapuni area below is accessible from Jones Landing. The signposted walking track is located on the right handside when driving in to the reserve.

It’s roughly a 30-minute trek to the top consisting of a few steep spots along the way. This track requires a moderate fitness level. Appropriate walking shoes and bringing along a water bottle are recommended.