YMCA Camp Adair Hunua

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YMCA Camp Adair is one of NZ's oldest and largest camp's and we would love to host your group!

Established in 1913, YMCA Camp Adair in Hunua has provided thousands of Kiwis the opportunity to develop themselves using the great outdoors. Overlooking the stunning Hunua Ranges Regional Park, YMCA Camp Adair covers 100 acres and includes four self-contained areas that can accommodate a total of 434 people.

At YMCA Camp Adair, we love welcoming people from all walks of life. Examples of groups that have used our camp have included (but are not  limited to); community groups, family groups, corporate team building, church retreats, sports teams and school camps from Auckland and beyond. If you are a group of people who need a venue, you will find everything you need for your outdoor adventure experience – accommodation, indoor facilities, catering and most importantly our amazing activities!

Everyone who visits our unique camp in Hunua gets the opportunity to enjoy the fresh air, open fields and the native bush of Auckland’s oldest regional park right on our doorstep.

Contact Us

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2487 Hunua Road                                      


RD3 Papakura                                          

Phone Us

0800 003 913

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Camp Adair Is Proudly Audited & Accredited by Skills Active's OutdoorsMark


Operating Hours

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat - Sun CLOSED
Public Holidays CLOSED
Operating Hours
364 days a year (Closed on Christmas Day)

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Take A Tour

To really experience everything Camp Adair has to offer you'll have to come in and see us but until then this video will give you a snippet of the adventures that await in the foothills of the Hunua Ranges.

Camp Services & Facilities at a Glance

Self-Contained Villages

Camp Adair boasts three self contained villages all with exclusive dining halls, cabins, toilets and showers, BBQ and camp fire facilities collectively offering over 374 beds. 

Field Camp

For a unique camping experience field camp offers 60 beds in a camping environment with a full operational camping kitchen, toilets and showers.

Catering Services

Camp Adair offers a full catering service with daily or single meal options or for those who prefer YMCA's three self contained villages provide the flexibility of self catering.

Outdoor Activities

Camp Adair offers a range of outdoor activities delivered by fully trained staff. All of our clients have the opportunity to experience land based activities such as low/high ropes, confidence courses, adventure based learning games (ABL), archery, hiking and much more. Additionally our water based activities include kayaking raft building, river traverse and our much loved mudslide .


Spaces For Hire

Camp Adair offers a wide range of spaces from the old school house - suitable for a meeting or breakout room. The recreation hall has a full sized basketball court that is great for wet weather options. YMCA Camp Adair has multiple wide open fields which collectively cater to many needs. 

Weekend Group Venue Hire

Tailored Programmes

Camp Adair recognises the needs of every group are different and tailors every programme to the unique requirements of the cutomer from weddings to corporate events, school groups and more. 

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Information Pack

For a comprehensive guide to the facilities, services and prices please click the download button to the right

Latest News

Camp Adair Bridge

Clean-up begins for Camp Adair

Clean-up has begun at YMCA’s Camp Adair in the Hunua Ranges south of Auckland following severe flooding in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Joe Taka Vip Camp Mar 22 24 2013

Blind Camper Takes On Camp Adair Challenges

At the end of March Joe, along with 14 other youngsters from the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind were invited to attend the VIP camp hosted by the YMCA’s Camp Adair.

Sixteen year old Joe Taka was born visually impaired. Find out how Jo and his class mates went on their Camp Adair adventure.

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Wendy The Raft Builder Third On Left

never2old Go Camping

For many Kiwis, camping has been woven into the fabric of our upbringing. For Wendy Sibun, who at 66 is one of the youngest members of the YMCA never2old programme, her recent experience was her first.

Wendy, along with 20 other ‘never2olders’ last month ventured to the iconic Camp Adair in Hunua for a specially planned never2old camp. “I had never been camping..."

Find out how Wendy and her fellow 'never2olders' went on their camping challenge.

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