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These campsites are in high use locations and have a more limited range of facilities and services than Serviced campsites: toilets, water supply (tap, stream or lake) and vehicle or boat access. Wood BBQs and fireplaces, cold showers, picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins may be provided.

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There are 100+ tent sites available - no bookings required.

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Last Update:

7/10/2020
Address:
Matai Bay, Karikari Peninsula, Northland, 0483, Far North, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Camp on the outer Karikari Peninsula in a sheltered bay with campsites nestled amongst beautiful pohutukawa trees.

This is a popular place for families and boaties. Walk around the coast or relax on the picturesque white sandy beach.

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0–4 years): free

Phone(s):

09 408 6014

Number of tent sites - 20 non-powered

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation
Address:
Lake Mapourika, Waiho, West Coast, New Zealand, West Coast, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

Number of tent sites - 20 (bookings not required - first come - first served) Easily accessible campsite. Boat, trout fish or swim in the lake.

Phone(s):

+64 3 752 0360
Website:
Email/Contact Us: westlandnpvc@doc.govt.nz

No. of tent sites:

90 non-powered/tent sites

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Picnic Bay to Puriri Bay track closed

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs please.

Last Update:

14/02/2022
Address:
1009 Whangaruru North Road, Whangaruru, Northland, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Whangaruru camping ground is at Puriri Bay within the Whangaruru North
Head Scenic Reserve, and 2km past Bland Bay (unsealed). The area is very
attractive with sheltered waters. Enjoy walking, swimming, boating and other
water sports. The campground faces west, with 90 sites overlooking the
Whangaruru Harbour. Flat to gently sloping grounds have scattered native
plantings. Four toilet blocks are provided plus one enclosed and one open-air
cold shower. There is good filtered drinking water on site.  No pets or
fires please.

Fees from 1 July 2022

9 February to 25 December

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0–4 years): free

26 December to 8 February

  • Adult (18+ years): $18 per night
  • Child (5–17 years): $9 per night
  • Infant (0–4 years): free

Pay when making an online booking, on arrival to the camp host, or at the self registration stand when there is no camp host on site.

Passes

The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

Phone(s):

+64 9 433 6160
Email/Contact Us: puriribay@gmail.com

No. of tent sites:

300

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Reduced capacity at Uretiti Beach Campsite

To Book:

Dog Policy:

No dogs, sorry.

Last Update:

13/07/2023
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
3149 State Highway 1, Waipu, 0582, New Zealand, Northland, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

This is a scenic campsite in the Whangarei area. Camp behind the sand dunes of Uretiti Beach.

There are 300 non-powered/tent sites.

 

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Additional fees

Campers are required to purchase a $2 rubbish bag to assist with the disposal of rubbish and recyclable items.

Listing Tags:

Phone(s):

+64 9 470 3300 or +64 9 432 1051
Email/Contact Us: whangarei@doc.govt.nz

35 non-powered tent sites/bookings required. Bookings are essential in peak season.

Fees
Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Address:
Waikahoa Bay, Northland, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Camp beside a sandy beach among pōhutukawa trees. A great spot for water activities.

 

Seasonal restrictions

Closed after Easter to Labour weekend.

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Listing Tags:

Phone(s):

09 4336554
Website:

120 tent sites; 12 powered sites.

To Book:

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Last Update:

15/12/2020
Address:
Waikawau Bay Recreation Reserve, East Coast - Northern Coromandel Peninsula. Department of Conservation:, Coromandel, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Largest DOC camp in the country. Head north from Coromandel, then take Waikawau-Kennedy Bay Road. Here you’ll find relaxed, comfortable camping, adjacent to a sweeping, sandy beach. The beach is good for swimming, diving and fishing, and bush walking opportunities are nearby. North of the campsite are breeding grounds for the NZ dotterel and variable oystercatcher so please do not drive on the beaches. Facilities available are water from a tap, longdrop toilets, and cold shower Rubbish disposal at Walkaway Bay.

Fees

Non-powered site:

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Powered site:

  • Adult (18+ years): $18 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $9 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Website:

No. of tent sites:

85

85 non-powered/tent sites (bookings required)

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Last Update:

10/02/2022
Google Reviews Link:
Address:
Wentworth Valley Road, Whangamata, Coromandel, North Island

DESCRIPTION:

Just south of the golf club on the southern approach to Whangamata, take
Wentworth Valley Road (unsealed with a small ford) for the 5 km drive to this
relaxed, remote, self-registration campsite. From here there are interesting
walks to the Wentworth Waterfalls and the Wentworth Mines, or just take
a dip in the local water hole. The level sites to the rear of the camp are
appealing, with pockets of bush. Only cold water is provided but there is
a shower, also basins and toilets. A gas barbecue and the washing-up sinks
are roofed. Room for around 85 tents, bookings are required in the summer
period. Prior permission from the camp manager is required to bring dogs.

Your host: Nicola Flanagan.

PRICING (PER NIGHT)

ADULT - Unpowered $15.00
ADULT - Powered $18 to $21
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Bring your own compliant camping cord.
CHILD 5 - 17 years $7.50
Must be accompanied by a parent for child rate.
UNDER 5's FREE
HOT SHOWERS $2 coin for 5 minutes
 

Phone(s):

+64 7 867 9080

Alerts:

Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Lake Rotoiti – Power boat event 9 and 10 March

To Book:

Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation
Address:
DOC West Bay Campground Mt Robert Rd Nelson Lakes National Park 7072, Tasman, Nelson, South Island

DESCRIPTION:

The campsite has sites tucked amongst kanuka/manuka forest. It is adjacent to Lake Rotoiti and there is a boat launching ramp nearby. Enjoy water activities on the lake at this easily accessible campsite in the picturesque Nelson Lakes National Park. Note that it is only open during the summer months.

There are 40 non-powered/tent sites.

Bookings are required.

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Phone(s):

03 521 1808
Email/Contact Us: nelsonlakesvc@doc.govt.nz
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