Address:Pouto Road, Dargaville, Northland, North Island
67 km from Dargaville with 10km of good gravel road, Pouto Point is at the
end of the road, but well worth the trip. Peaceful camping with 8 power
points, on a flat grassed area that has commanding views over the outer
Kaipara Harbour. Here you can watch the sunrise, go swimming, kayaking
and fishing or, for landlubbers, hire a quad and explore the thousands of acres
of sand dunes. Guided sand safaris are run from the camp. Facilities are
in the restored 1879 kauri building, which was New Zealand’s first Custom
House. A common room with tables, TV and stereo, plus a well-equipped
clean kitchen that has everything you will need. There are very modern
clean showers with hot water cost a $1 for 2 minutes. Laundry is $3 per load. New compositing
flush toilets have recently been installed. No shopping, fuel or Eftpos here,
so come prepared. For intrepid 4 wheel drivers, enquire from John how you
can get away from civilization along the 100 km of pristine beach at low tide.
Your hosts Janeen and Robin in the house next door will make you very welcome.
For current prices, refer here.