Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation
Address:Waikawau Bay Recreation Reserve, East Coast - Northern Coromandel Peninsula. Department of Conservation:, Coromandel, North Island
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.