FACILITIES / Taurewa Camp
Nestled in the midst of forest in the heart of the North Island's Central Plateau, Taurewa Camp is a very special part of Avondale College.
The campsite comprises 16 individual former forestry huts, sleeping a total of 53. There is room for tent sites if required. There is a large heated lounge/dining area. The kitchen contains a commercial stove with gas hobs and electric oven, a domestic oven, microwave and fridge, dishwasher/ steriliser plus a large chest freezer and walk-in coolstore. All cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery are supplied. There is a staff bathroom block, with drying room and laundry adjoining the kitchen area and boys and girls bathroom blocks, with drying rooms.
The campsite is located just off State Highway 47, adjacent to the World Heritage Site of the Tongariro National park, and is the perfect base from which to explore all of the outdoor activities on offer nearby.