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Enjoy the ultimate experience and camp onsite at the festival. Soak up the event atmosphere 24 hours a day and get ‘up close and personal’. A truly unique experience, campers will be situated amidst the lush green vineyard.

Onsite Camping kicks off on the 28th December and is open until midday on the 2nd January.


Please note that R&V Onsite Camping is R20.

The Onsite Campground has a lot to offer to make you feel at home for the week.

These include:

  • Access to campsite during festival hours
  • 24 hour camp store/office
  • 24 hour security
  • Café/Espresso coffee vans
  • Dedicated BBQ, picnic and common shade area, food preparation and wash up area
  • Hot showers, fully serviced toilets
  • Free WIFI access
  • RFID card loading
  • Phone and I-Pod charging
  • Free drinking water
  • Camping carpark
  • Games area
  • Access to festival water slide outside festival hours
  • Plus more entertainment and activities to be announced soon!

We have four campsites amongst the Onsite Campground – Bass, Mid, Treble & Nirvana Camp. Read on to see which campground is best suited for your R&V experience so you can get the ideal location during your stay at Rhythm & Vines.



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With the festival on your doorstep, Bass Camp is one of the most desirable campsites R&V has to offer. With three swimming pools, seated shading, as well as all of the above offerings – you can’t go wrong!

Bass Camp also gives you access to Mid and Treble Camp.

3 Day Ticket + Onsite Camping (Bass): $435 (GA) or $590 (VIP) +bf



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Another campsite within arms’ reach, Mid Camp is the holder of two of our Premium Accommodation providers –The Tepee Village & The Hubs. We also have a number of campsites for those who wish to pitch their tent within Mid Camp.

Mid Campers will have access to Bass and Treble Camp.

3 Day Ticket + Onsite Camping (Mid): $425 (GA) or $580 (VIP) + bf



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The larger of the four campgrounds; Treble is conveniently tucked a five minutes walk from the festival, as well as a short distance to the car park for a simple shuffle of the luggage.  Treble is also the home for the newly added campervan section.

If you do have a campervan you can however purchase a Mid or Bass pass if you wish. Please note you will still be located in Treble but will have entry to Bass & Mid Campgrounds as well.

R&V will be providing powered sites for campervans.
The maximum size of each campervan is 6.5m (in length). Awnings are permitted, but can only be a maximum of 2m.

Only motor homes, campervans, and other vehicles transformed into sleeping accommodation (does not include station wagons with folded down back seats) can enter the site of campervan camping.

Please note campervans will not be allowed to park in our general car park. These must be parked Onsite in the Treble campground with the above campervan ticket and Onsite Camping ticket purchased.

3 Day Ticket + Onsite Camping (Treble): $365 (GA) or $520 (VIP) + bf

Campervan Upgrade $95


To purchase Onsite Camping Tickets CLICK HERE.



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We are very excited to be back for the fourth year running at R&V!

You will be staying in a Tepee Village made entirely from corporate waste vibing amongst the vines in the magic of this awesome festival.

You can choose from the smaller 2 person tepee or come with a group of friends and stay in the large 4-6 person one.

Our undercover central reservation with it’s recycled couches and daybeds offers an unequalled place for making new friendships or just chilling out.

Tepee Life is looking forward to creating something really special at R&V 2014.

This is the way to see in the new year!

Tepees are located in Mid Camp and has access to Bass & Treble

2 Person Tepee Life Upgrade $740

6 Person Tepee Life Upgrade $1050


Please email all names of the people in your tepee to  before the 10th December 2014.



Wildernest - Outside tent

The Ultimate in Festival Luxury – Onsite Camping at its finest.

Style and Luxury

Arrive in style. Your fabulous tent will be already pitched when you arrive and ready for you to move in for the weekend. With sumptuous interiors as standard you will be treated to a great nights sleep after a long evening partying.

In your luxurious tent you will find all the things to make your festival weekend totally stress free. Each tent will have a deluxe air mattress, duvets, crisp linen, side tables, carpeted floor, doormat and LED lighting. The absolute in festival comfort.


Our campsites come with a concierge service and reception area which will open for the duration of the event or festival. Here we will be able to assist you with any questions or needs and show you to your tent on arrival.


Our tents come in a 5m diameter bell tent – which sleeps up to 2, 3 & 4 people.

Common Area

In the niRVana campsite you will find a chill out lounge filled with plush furnishings and interiors, where you can relax and unwind after a hard days dancing! When you want to just hang out in the camp we have the perfect spot.

Campground Access

An onsite glamping pass will give you access to all other onsite campgrounds


2 Person Glamping Upgrade $950

4 Person Glamping Upgrade $1450


Please email all names of the people in your glamping tent to before the 10th December 2014.



 Hub Festival Accommodation is back again delivering the most reasonably priced, premium experience during your festival stay by providing unique, structural accommodation with all the essentials needed for a hassle free time.

- The only semi-permanent, uniquely structural accommodation option available, perfect for relaxing in all weather types.
– The most reasonably priced premium accommodation for smart spenders.
– Hassle free- Everything is set up before you get here, so you can just arrive, play, and rest.
-Limited availability- HUB has very limited availability to those staying at R&V
-Mid camp location, right amongst the action but in a quiet secure, safe area
-HUB accommodation sleep up to two people in a king sized bed configuration.
-Perfect for friends, couples or just the single gentleman or lady who desire private accommodation for themselves.
-Lockable units- safe and sound with 24 hour security
-Group bookings- Hub social areas and layout, perfect for a group of friends
-Phone charging facilities
-Hub social area with shelter, music and games-
-Hot shower and toilet facilities only a stone throw away

The Deluxe Hubs also includes deluxe bedding , 2x camp chairs and a handy solar light!

Hubs are located in Mid Camp and will have access to Bass & Treble Camp.

Essential Hub Upgrade $350

Deluxe Hub Upgrade $429


Please email all names of the people in your tepee to  before the 10th December 2013.


BW CAMPGROUNDS, formally known as Baywatch Campgrounds, was established on the sunny shores of Gisborne, East Coast, Aotearoa in the early summer of 2004.
BW Campgrounds was born to help host the thousands of visitors venturing to the district for the Rhythm and Vines New Years Eve festival and grown to a multi-campsite area with over 16,000 campers.
All Campsites are positioned alongside some of New Zealand’s best beaches and are within walking distance of each other. In 2013, BW Campgrounds will be celebrating their 10th Birthday with a whole host of amazing events and acts which is sure to be the best way to spend your New Years before Rhythm and Vines!