Conference & Functions

Conference & Events Glam Camping Venue

A secret, secluded conference venue awaits you on the clifftops of Karioitahi beach. Nestled comfortably between rolling hills, you’ll find the Cliffside Conference, Retreats & Events Venue beside Castaways Resort. 

With extreme comfort, humble magnificence and breathtaking features; here at our glam camping venue, you can experience your next celebration, conference, corporate event, team-building, retreat or bespoke wedding.

*Free conference room hire special - Conditions Apply - Please refer to this special in quoting process to redeem.

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The Venue

  • 12 tents with 24 bedrooms each with split king beds and ensuite bathrooms.
  • Capacity of 24 (own room) or 48 (twin share)
  • Large conference room marquee
  • Large lounge/dining marquee
  • Outdoor kitchen with pizza oven, three plate BBQ, spit roast and gas elements
  • Outdoor bar area - staffed and licensed. 
  • Outdoor stone fire pit area (gas ignition).
  • Piano, guitars, giant jenga, soccer table.
  • All biodegradable plates/utensils/glasses.
  • Designed for all weather and all year-round use.

Accommodation from $181 per person, plus food and venue hire package.

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Services Included

  • On-site cook/host
  • Exclusive-use of Cliffside events venue.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by your personal on-site cook each day.
  • Be actively involved with meal preparation if you choose. Why not try a delicious DIY wood fired pizza?
  • White board, data display, flip charts, note pads and pens
  • 24/7 tea, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages and water.

A range of menu and beverage options are available. Please enquire for a full menu and beverage selection. For more information and pricing please contact our Conference and Events Team.

Neighbouring Castaways Resort offers…. 

Castaways Resort also have other stylish onsite accommodation and can sleep up to 80 guests in our studios or two bedroom chalets. We also offer Adventures at Castaways and team building activities, a tranquil on-site day spa and conferencing rooms.

Cliff Top Venue

Ideal for large groups of up to 120, with a variety of set up options. The Cliff Top Venue boasts panoramic ocean views and features a cliff top lawn area. The separate glass enclosed deck is ideal for private dining, as a break out area, or fabulous as a dancing space in the evening.

Tasman Venue

Located at the highest point of the resort. The Tasman Room offers a sense of seclusion and is suitable for groups of up to 40.


We truly enjoyed our conference at Glam Camping; it was great to enjoy the outdoors, connect with the team, all still while delivering the content we needed to. Staff was very friendly and helpful and… Read More

Marley - Arnott’s Ltd

“Glam Camping was perfect in every aspect for a company conference. Everything was exceptional, from the professional and friendly staff, to the delicious food and comfy beds to fall asleep in after a… Read More

Susan Stride - Pacific Commissioning & Coordination

We could not have asked for a better service for our work event. All of our team members were so impressed by the venue and how discrete and efficient the staff were.

Eugenie Aran - Aura Info Security

From start to finish, the glam camping village experience was 10/10. The simplicity of booking through a team with great communication skills, through to the friendly, efficient staff on the day made … Read More

Zane & Alasha - On The Move Ltd

Amazing Staff and so accommodating to various dietary plans. The food was phenomenal!
I was worried I would be cold at night, but after a hot shower, I jumped into a nice warm bed care of the electr… Read More

Gina - Willowbank School

This place was a like no other, a private tropical retreat so close to Auckland, would certainly book again.

Haydn - Lighting Plus Ltd

A great experience in a resort style setting, where you can relax and enjoy the surroundings. The accommodation is top notch and the staff made our stay exceptional. We recommend this as a venue and w… Read More

Tony Horton - Price Holyoake

Food was very good, particularly like how people with dietary requirements were catered for. Great cleanliness overall, nice clean sheets and bathrooms where well-equipped. The staff were excellent, n… Read More

Nicola Wright - JLL

The experience with Glam Camping exceeded my expectations, the location was beautiful, food was delicious, staff very friendly and helpful and the rooms were very luxurious for a camping setting. The … Read More

Carla Hart

“It was amazing – it’s like you literally took a hotel room and put it in a tent – which was awesome.”

Premilla - Southern Cross Healthcare

An authentic, yet quality location to hold a team offsite. From enquiry through to full experience and delivery I cannot speak highly enough of Glam Camping At Castaways Ltd.

Brad - Frucor Suntory Ltd

The team at Glam Camping go out of their way to create a memorable experience. The venue offers a fabulous alternative to standard conferencing.

Stacey & Olivia - Florescence Ltd