Explore Life has been providing unique glamping experiences since 2015 and have just partnered with the Glendhu Bay Motor Camp!

The only motor camp situated right on the lakefront and only 10 minutes from the Wanaka township, making Glendhu Bay the ideal place to take the family camping!

When you book with us we handle all the logistics. We will book your campsite, come set up your canvas bell tent, furnish it full of beautiful furniture, magazines, games etc… and then return and pack it all up when you leave.

There are two styles of tents you can choose from:



Our finest tent complete with full queen bed, luxurious linen and towel set, bedside tables,  2 chairs, rug, mirror, towel rack, fairy lights, lantern, teak desk and beautiful interior decorations.

We also offer a bar fridge, glassware, a beautiful selection of herbal teas & fresh coffee as well as crockery & cutlery.

In the cooler months a heater is included.

Outside we will have a table set up with outdoor chairs

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Perfect for families or those on more of a budget, this tent includes a queen size mattress (no bed base) or 2 king singles as per your request, superior linen and towel set, 2 chairs & side table, towel rack, rug, fairy lights, and decorations.

This tent can sleep up to 4 people as more beds can be added

Optional Extras

Arrival Platter

Order a perfectly presented arrangement of delicious foods such as fine cheeses, cured meats, fresh fudge, house made hummus, chutneys and relishes, seasonal fresh and dried fruits, pistachio, cashew and almonds and locally baked bread and crackers all put together with serve ware & floral garnishes in beautiful boxes and finished with twine and floral.

Delicious, beautiful and fuss free!

GF, VEG options available also

Bar Fridge & Kettle

Enhance your glamping experience by including a bar fridge, kettle, herbal teas, fresh coffee, sugar, teaspoons and mugs. You’ll be able to store your drinks and food in the bar fridge.

Note: You will need a powered site. This option is subject to availability

This is already included in the Deluxe Tent

Picnic Kit

Add a picnic kit to your tent which includes

  • A Table (one chair per person already included)
  • An Esky/cooler/chilly bin with 1 free bag of ice
  • Plates, bowls, mugs, cutlery (one set per person, up to four people)
  • Bread board & sharp knife
  • High quality plastic wine glasses & drinking glasses

Hot Tub

There is a hot tub available at the campground for only $65 for the whole night.

It is filled with fresh clean water between each booking and located close to the lake edge for the ultimate indulgence.

You don’t want to miss out on this one so book it in early!


DELUXE – Max 2 people

Priced from $172.00 p/n for 2 people 

Stay 3+ Nights get 10% off

Stay 5+ nights get 20% off

Stay 7+ nights get 25% off

Bond $200 p/tent

LUXURY – Max 4 people

Priced from $135 p/n for 2 people

Stay 3+ Nights get 10% off

Stay 5+ nights get 20% off

Stay 7+ nights get 25% off

Bond $200 p/tent

All campsite fees included