Toilets and running water for hand-washing are available. The tap water is not suitable for consumption, so campers must bring their own water for drinking and cooking.
Steep cliffs in Makino Scenic Reserve offer picturesque views down to the Rangitikei River
There are high cliffs within the reserve, so children must be supervised.
Turn off SH1 onto Gorge Road, south of Taihape. Follow the signs to Mokai Gravity Canyon. It is approximately 22 km from the turn-off, on Mokai Road. Makino campground is opposite Gravity Canyon.
Makino campsite is a great place to
park a motorhome
NZTM2000 coordinates: E185450E, N5600930
Latitude: -39.70413, Longitude: 175.96993
Mokai Gravity Canyon is across the road from the campsite, with bungy jumping, a bridge swing, a flying fox and a cafe.
Know before you go
- Fires not permitted at any time
- Bring your own drinking water