Motorhome Friendly Information

Gore is officially New Zealand’s southernmost Motorhome Friendly Town.

There are five locations for overnight camping in and around Gore, four dump stations and four locations with laundry facilities available.

To make it easy to get into town, there are also two sites for daytime parking within five minutes walk of the town centre.

Gore parking map [PDF, 822 KB]

Overnight Parking

Dolamore Park 

Dolamore Park Road, 11km west of Gore


  • $10 per adult
  • $2 per child (5 and over)
  • Under 5 is free

Toilet and shower facilities available

Dump station available

22 powered sites available

Phone enquiries 027 292 4400


Gore A & P Showgrounds

Bury Street, Gore


  • $5 per site – non powered
  • $10 per site – powered

Toilet and shower facilities available (shower available on a casual basis for $2 per shower)

Laundry facilities available at a small charge.

Dump station available

40 powered sites available

Phone enquiries 027 644 9909


Gore Town & Country Club

9 Bury Street, Gore

Open to anyone (previously members only)


  • $8 per powered site

14 sites available

No dump station

Phone enquiries 03 208 4623


Gore Motor Camp

35 Broughton Street, Gore


  • Powered sites: single $15 / couple $30. child 10 + $10 / under 10 $5
  • Non powered site (tent or campervan) $15 single / $12. 50 per person if more than one
  • Casual shower facilities available at $5.00 per person

Dump station available

Laundry facilities

Contact Lyndon Copland, phone 03 208 4919


Clock Tower Lane 

Parking space only for self contained vehicles (see map above)


Daytime Parking

Eccles Street  - opposite the playground (see map above)

Ardwick Street - next to Gore Gardens and opposite the church


Laundry facilities

Please note, there is no requirement to be staying at these places to utilise the laundry facilities.

Esplanade Motel -  35 Railway Esplanade, Gore

Facilities available anytime during the day

Coin operated machines

Jack & Gillian Cooper Phone – 03 208 0888

Charlton Motel - Charlton Road, Gore

Facilities available after 1.00pm

Coin operated machines

Ross & Fiona Haselmore Phone – 03 208 9733

Gore A & P Showgrounds (as above)

Gore Motor Camp (as above)


Dump stations

  • Dolamore Park
  • A and P Showgrounds
  • Gore Motorcamp

Standalone dump station for travellers passing through available in Richmond Street (northern heavy traffic bypass, adjacent to the children’s cycle park). This is recommended for use by motorhomes with tanks on the left hand side of their vehicle only.

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: