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These have very limited facilities so campers need to be fully selfsufficient. Basic toilets and water may be from a tank, stream or lake.

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Found 15 listings

No. of tent sites:

6

Fires Allowed?:

Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.

Alerts:

None

Access to Campsite:

By campervan, car, caravan,

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC Office for to obtain a permt.

Last Update:

22/6/2023
Address:
Central Plateau, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

This camp is in an area of diverse terrain; activities include hunting, walking/tramping, fishing and rafting.

Phone(s):

+64 7 384 7106
Email/Contact Us: turangi@doc.govt.nz

No. of tent sites:

16 non-powered/tent sites

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Boulders Campsite access road damaged

16 non-powered/tent sites

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Last Update:

24/02/2022
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Boulders campsite, 376 Te Waiti Stream Road, Toatoa, 3197, Bay of Plenty, East Cape, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Down a gravel road south of Opotiki, you can camp surrounded by nikau palms
and tawa forest next to the Te Waiti Stream. This relaxed, self-registration campsite
is in picturesque surroundings and it is popular for fishing and swimming. Facilities
include toilets, picnic tables, BBQ areas and water supply from the stream. With
room for about 16 tents, no fees for camping here.

Phone(s):

+64 7 315 1001 (Opotiki Office)
Website:
Email/Contact Us: opotiki@doc.govt.nz

No. of tent sites:

20

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Closed due to severe weather events

Overseeing Body:

Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

Dogs on a leash only.

Last Update:

5/5/2023
Address:
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, North Island
Napier, New Zealand, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, North Island
Napier Port, Napier, New Zealand, Northland, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

A basic campsite in the Hawke's Bay area. Fish, swim, canoe or raft in the river.

Phone(s):

+64 6 834 3111
Email/Contact Us: napier@doc.govt.nz

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Access to Campsite:

By boat, foot.

Fees:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs

Last Update:

17/6/2023
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Bay of Plenty, East Cape, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

A basic camping area at the northern arm of Lake Tarawera. A great place for a swim, with beautiful water and superb views of Mount Tarawera.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Phone(s):

+64 4 471 1117
Email/Contact Us: rotoruavisitor@doc.govt.nz

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Molesworth Recreation Reserve elevated fire risk > Molesworth wilding conifer control

10 non-powered/tent sites.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No Dogs

Last Update:

6/10/2020
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Wairau River, Tasman, Nelson, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This isolated campsite beside Lake Tennyson offers trout fishing, kayaking, boating and walking opportunities.

Phone(s):

03 572 9100 (Renwick Office) 03 521 1806 (Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre)

No. of tent sites:

2

Access to Campsite:

By boat,

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs

Last Update:

12/7/2023
Address:
Marlborough, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Small, scenic campsite with great views, popular with sea kayakers and boaties. Catherine Cove Resort and French Pass are nearby.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Phone(s):

+64 3 546 9339
Email/Contact Us: nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz

5 non-powered/tent sites

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Address:
Monowai, Southland, Lake Monowai roadend, Department of Conservation, Southland, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Enjoy this peaceful campsite beside Lake Monowai. Explore the tracks to Rodger Inlet and Green Lake huts, or go fishing or boating.

Listing Tags:

Phone(s):

03 2144589
Website:

No. of tent sites:

15

Fires Allowed?:

Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.

Access to Campsite:

By campervan, car, or caravan,

Fees:

Free to camp.

Dog Policy:

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

Last Update:

24/07/2023
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Whirinaki Forest Park, near Ngaputahi, Department of Conservation,, Coromandel, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

There are two sites to camp on Okahu Road, the road end and the larger mid-Okahu camp (formerly known as Grader Camp). The camps are on grass terraces adjacent to Okahu Stream. The areas kahikatea trees were extensively logged and now podocarp are regenerating. Good picnicking and walking in the forest.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Located in Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park in the East Coast region.

Phone(s):

+64 7 307 2770
Email/Contact Us: easternbop@doc.govt.nz

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Te Urewera alerts

Overseeing Body:

All information courtesy of the Department of Conservation.

Last Update:

12/02/2022
Address:
Te Kura Whenua 6249 Lake Road/SH38 Waikaremoana 4195 Te Urewera, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Number of tent sites - 10.  Camp in a remote setting north of Te Taita O Makora campsite, and go hunting, walking or fishing.

Phone(s):

+64 6 837 3803

No. of tent sites:

12

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Te Paki Recreation Reserve closures

Access to Campsite:

By foot.

Fees:

Free!

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs

Last Update:

1/8/2023
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Northland, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Camp in a picturesque setting in beautiful Pandora bay. Only accessible on foot and with minimal facilities, this is the spot for those seeking a true wilderness experience.

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Located in Te Paki Recreation Reserve in the Northland region

Phone(s):

+64 9 408 6014
Email/Contact Us: kaitaia@doc.govt.nz

No. of tent sites:

2

Fires Allowed?:

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Access to Campsite:

By boat.

Fees:

Free!!

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs.

Last Update:

19/8/2023
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Marlborough, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

This is a small campsite with a picturesque stream and stunning views to the mainland. Perfect for sea kayakers and boaties. The Catherine Cove Resort is nearby.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Located in French Pass and D'Urville Island Scenic Reserves in the Marlborough region.

Phone(s):

+64 3 546 9339
Email/Contact Us: nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

Last Update:

6/07/2021
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Piropiro Campsite, Piropiro Rd, Pureora Forest Park, Central Plateau, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

This campsite marks the mid-point of the Timber Trail and easy access to the Maramataha suspension bridge. Use the campsite as a base to explore the forest roads by car or mountain bike. Go hunting for red deer.

Number of tent sites - 16.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.

Phone(s):

+64 7 878 1050
Email/Contact Us: tekuiti@doc.govt.nz

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Te Urewera alerts

6 non-powered/tent sites.

Bookings not required - first come, first served.

Seasonal restrictions Fires are permitted if there is no regional fire ban in place. Check for fire bans on the Fire Emergency New Zealand Authority website.

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation
Address:
Te Urewera National Park. Department of Conservation: Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

The first Lake Waikaremaona campsite you hit driving from the Wairoa road end, it is 10 km south of the Waikaremoana Visitor Centre. A basic self registration campsite, it has been closed in the past due to an aquatic weed
infestation. Check with the Visitor Centre for its current status before camping here. This lakeside campsite offers toilets and a boat ramp and has room for about 6 tents. Water is available from the stream. Camping is free at this site.

Phone(s):

06 837 3803
Email/Contact Us: teureweravc@ngaituhoe.iwi.nz

16 non-powered/tent sites

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation
Address:
Whitikau Campsite, 802 Takaputahi Rd, Toatoa,, Bay of Plenty, East Cape, North Island 3197

DESCRIPTION:

Between Opotiki and Motu at the junction of the Whitikau and Takaputahi
Streams is this basic remote campsite. Located at the entrance to Raukumara
Conservation Park it is a base for walks, fly fshing, mountain biking and hunting.
With space for around 16 tents, facilities include toilets, BBQ areas and water
supply from the stream.

Phone(s):

06 8373803
Email/Contact Us: opotiki@doc.govt.nz
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