On Shelly Beach for swimming and a boat ramp less than 5mins away, this is a popular spot for boaties. Camp on level, roomy sites, dotted with trees in pleasant surroundings. 72 sites have power and there are abundant tent sites. Kids will enjoy the jumping pillow and climbing tower. The centrally-located, well-presented amenities block offers free showers and a disabled access/family suite (with baby_s bath). A large, bright kitchen opens to a breezeway and basic outdoor dining area and BBQ. There is a roomy automatic laundry with tubs, an ironing board, and a dump station is provided. Rest up in the camper_s lounge that has a fireplace, easy chairs and TV. The office/shop carries some basic items and fishing trips and tours can be arranged. Boat parking, internet and wireless are available. All sites are from $21 per adult, plus $6 extra for power. Seasonal rates apply. Dogs by prior arrangement only, and groups are very welcome.
An easy sealed drive to Tauranga Bay brings you to a sweep of orange sandy
beach that borders the camp. A boat ramp is nearby. From the camp you
can arrange a boat charter for fishing trips, harbour cruises, dive courses or
dive trips to the Rainbow Warrior. There are basic supplies at the office/camp
store all year with good summer stock. Internet is available. The 150 level sites
(120 have power) are well drained but little shade. Secure boat and trailer
parking is provided. Two kitchens are operational when the camp is busy, both
are clean, with gas hobs set into tiled benches, microwaves and a fridge/freezer.
There is a outdoor BBQ corner nearby. The two kitchen and ablution blocks
vary, with one being larger they offer ($1 token-operated) showers, with
separate blocks providing toilets. The two laundries have automatic machines.
Prices start from $20 per person. Seasonal prices apply. Your hosts are Harry and Leah Bowsher. Pets at some
times of year by arrangement only.