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Puriri Bay (Whangaruru North Head) Campsite

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Email/Contact Us: puriribay@gmail.com
Contact Information
Overseeing Body: Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation
1009 Whangaruru North Road, Whangaruru, Northland, North Island
Phone(s): +64 9 433 6160
Dog Policy: No dogs please.


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.


The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

No. of non-powered/tent sites: 90 non-powered/tent sites