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Waves, North Carolina

Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground

Waves, North Carolina



Waves, North Carolina
Phone: (252) 987-2777

Sites: 400
Recent Rate: $68 7/2016

Latitude: 35.578111996333
Longitude: -75.46706199646

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon, Sprint Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon,Sprint
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games yes
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment yes
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $68.00
Overall Rating:      

Large RV park right on the Atlantic Ocean. Some sites face the Atlantic and they are the ones to get. Great views. Very windy but the beach is terrific. Kids loved it there. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Ocean
Site Surface
Sand
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

No need to leave campground. Nice pool, beautiful views, terrific beach and big waves.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

The rate reflects C2C and we stayed on the sound side which was very windy, but it was the first week of May. There are a number of sites close to the water and the views are incredible. Our water heater ruptured near the end of our stay and we had to use the shower facilities which were very clean and comfortable. We will be back next year. We stayed at Camp Hatteras in a motorhome. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
344
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Waves, NC is situated well south of the Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills which means major grocery stores are 15 to 20 miles away, but this is a spectacular destination.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $108.00
Overall Rating:      

Had reservations 3 months in advance at another CC down the road that was highly recommended (Labor Day weekend). Drove 600 miles only to find out "a mistake was made" Stopped in here on our way back from that other CC-was told they had space. Was very excited to just have 2 sites for the family (traveling in pairs). Our son was very happy with this choice versus the other CC any ways. Well maintained grass, level parking pads. Hookups are different-you will need a greater than 25 ft water hose for sure. Looks to be an older CC-but well maintained. The Mini-golf looked like it had been updated (free). Enjoyed the use of that several times. Husband and son took advantage of the game room-played pool($). I didn't personally check out the swimming pools-but my sister said they were nice. Mostly enjoyed the beach and local tourist stuff. I felt like the sites were adequately spaced compared to other beach front CC we've stayed at. Will definitely go back. The CC staff that we had dealings with were EXCELLENT. Bath houses need updating-but were essentially clean. Very busy Labor Day weekend. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
161
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

If in need of rental for Golf cart and or vehicle-highly recommend Island Cruisers. Very nice people. They deliver to your campsite and pick up from the campsite.We left early in the morning and they were very accomadating. 5 Stars!

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $63.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground was very nice. Club house was clean, pools were clean. The new dog park is AWESOME!! Plenty of room for even large dogs to run. I think it was 100' x 60'. Roadways and site pads were very good. Not very big sites but nice. Did not use the restrooms. My one real complaint is that I made reservations 8 months in advance and when I arrived (totally my fault) and checked in I forgot to ask for my Good Sams discount. I went back up a few days later and was told that I had to ask for it when I checked in or I didn't get it. They will not ask if you have a discount card and they will not refund it now because it was too late. That was a $70+ mistake on my part. Some dumpsters are very close to the sites which is great for access but the smell can get ripe and they come at 6:30 AM to dump them. Wakes you up and quiet time is until 8:00 AM. The internet and cable TV are terrible and you have to pay 3 bucks a day for cable. Won't do that again.The beach is great! Large and room enough for everybody. When we were there most days it was very windy so we couldn't put out the awning and shade is non existent. We had a beach front site and you can't see the water but that is to be expected because of beach erosion and flooding protection. We will return next year. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $109.00
Overall Rating:      

Like other reviewers have posted, all about location and not about value. We camped on Sound side due to concerns about strong winds, just our luck the week we are there, the winds are blowing from mainland over to island instead of from the ocean. 3 of our 6 nights were sleepless due to family getting motion sick from camper rocking, 50 - 60 mph gusts. Campground office staff is friendly and offered to move us, but we chose to stay put in case the winds changed directions. One run in with rude campground worker for not having lights on our bicycles, we were walking them back to our camper after dark, not riding, yet he decided to "give us a warning" since the rules stated no bicycles after dark without lights. Campsites were level but close together. They charge extra for everything: Kids, Dogs, Cable. Our total cost was $117 per night for two adults, two kids, no dogs and no cable. As a family we have decided to not return, the area was beautiful and we enjoyed riding our bikes to most places, but not our favorite area of the country to camp. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Sound Side 117
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Nice place to ride bicycles to various local shops and a couple of restaurants nearby. Lisa's Pizzeria is a must visit.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $100.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice campground with level concrete pads. But for $100 a night after Good Sam discount I expected more. Charge for every little thing....extra for kids, dog, cable, etc. This has to be one of the most expensive campgrounds I ever stayed at. Very little amenities at this campground. The bathroom reminds me of going to summer camp as a kid...cement blocks, cement floors, and plywood doors on the stalls. We even spent a day next door at another park because their facilities/pool is awesome. Too expensive. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
13
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

This is all about location and not value for your money.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $83.00
Overall Rating:      

You can't beat the convenience to the beach with access at the back of the campground. The spaciousness of the sites is typical for the beach, narrow, but we could extend our awning and slides without a problem. The pools were clean and there is a lot for the kids to do. I did notice the voltage level on my on my smart meter getting into unsafe territory while there. It was frequently around 108v, which while technically safe, is a bit low for my comfort. I did test power in an empty site and found the same results. I'm not sure if we would stay there again. If we did, it would be off-season to avoid the high daily rates. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $106.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here for 4 nights following a stint in Disney. If you want the Beach and Pool, this is the spot (although very pricey). Evenings are probably the campgrounds best attribute, as the ocean sounds and cool air is quite enjoyable. Sites don't have any shade, you are directly on top of the camper to your right, left and behind. No privacy. Pool is nice, but small. Weekdays offer zero activities for children. Walking distance from a couple nice restaurants and fishery (which sells fresh or steamed pots of seafood).

I took a drive through the KOA just a football field south and I gotta admit, it appears much nicer especially for those with children and it is substaintially cheaper. My next trip will be headed to the KOA, although this wasn't a bad spot, just not worth the price tag! We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete, Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

A very large park located on the ocean. Picked a busy holiday weekend and the place was packed. Sites are a little close especially when its busy and no trees whatsoever. Great facilities and special events like making tie die t-shirts. They had a church service on Sunday where we met several friendly people. Staff was exceptional and park maintenance was outstanding. Many sites to see in the area and good selection of stores and restaurants. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
1st Loop
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Historic lighthouse, beach house from Richard Gere movie "Road to Rodanthe"

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $83.00
Overall Rating:      

We were expecting a better campground for the price to stay here, differently didn't feel like we got our monies worth. There is an average size pool and a couple of hottubes, one very small playground and a rundown minigolf course. There is no shade anywhere and you can't use your awning because the wind always blows like crazy. The spots are very close, our picnic table was only about 15 foot from our neighbors sewer hose. The location to the ocean is the only good thing going for this place. There is no swimming access on the sound side just a fishing area. We will not be staying here again, there are better choices in this area. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
69
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice campground with level concrete pads and sites on both the ocean and sound sides. But for $70/night during the off-season, I expect reasonably reliable wifi service, and they were unable to deliver. And there are add-on charges, as well. I don't mind paying an extra $3 per day for cable. But an extra $3 per day for a pet is nothing but a money-grab. It costs the campground nothing for me to have my dog there. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
135
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Very large clean park. Hardly anyone there when we stayed in September. Constant winds due to being right on the ocean and sound. WiFi signal was hit & miss. Mostly nice grass between spacious sites. Unless you go for the beach and/ocean or to explore the Outer Banks there's not much else there. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Dolphin Drive
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Overall this is a very nice campground. Cape Hatteras features no shade, lots of wind and sand, and high humidity, for which you can't fault the campground. All sites have concrete pads. Roads are paved. With no vegetation but grass, there is nothing to screen sites to create any kind of privacy. Restrooms were clean and the showers worked well. Laundry was clean and functional. It was quiet at night. Security was good on the ocean side but non-existent on the sound side. None of the sites truly have an ocean view because of the intervening dunes, but you can hear the crashing waves better if you are closer to the ocean. Price is for Coast to Coast. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $61.00
Overall Rating:      

Oceanfront sites are large, level, and great water pressure. WiFi strong. Price reflects OBX discount. Due to early season not all bath houses were open. Park clean and maintained, our site was 80' from ocean. Very pleasant staff. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

If you are a water and sand individual. this park might be for you. We camped as part of a camping club event. I thought the sites were a little to close. We kept our rear blinds closed all the time so as not to be looking in another campers rear window. The wind blew continuously and at times the only solution to all the rocking was to run the slides in on the camper. I have to admit that the facility was clean. Showers were clean as was the restrooms. The majority of the sites do not have a water view because of the direction they are aligned. The most disturbing issue was the non-camping fisherman. This park is located on both sides of the road. One side has a gate requiring access codes. The other is open to anyone who wants to drive through and locals use the access to fish. They do not exactly care if you are camped on the side or not. Utilities for the camper were strangely split. Water was completely at the front of the site while electric and sewer very near the back. This made positioning the camper a little challenging. Luckily I carry several extra feet of water hose. Sites were paved as were the interior roads. Not as level as they look though. We camped at Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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