2 Motels, sleep up to 4 people, $120 to $135 each extra adult $12. 3 new kitchen cabins $95 to $110
More like a mini village than a camping ground, this 34-acre park rambles along the hills above the northern end of Red Beach. There are narrow winding streets, individually named, and clusters of own-your-own cottages with permanently leased sites. Mature trees shelter the attractive communal grassed area near the park entrance which has an excellent children_s playground and a small stage where live bands play and budding stars can practice. Alongside is a recreation hall with extra facilities. There are six small amenities blocks with brand new dining facilities next to a kitchen. A good tenting area with a BBQ available. There is internet access and you can master the game of table tennis. Xmas and New Year entertainment is a feature. Dogs are not permitted. A 'Jacob's Ladder' gives direct access to the beach at the north end of the park and a footbridge provides access to Red Beach, a Life guard serviced beach at the southern end.
35 non-powered/tent sites (bookings required)
An island sanctuary for native flora and fauna, the camp is near a Māori historic site and early European settlement.
- Total campground capacity: 36 people – 20 sites
- Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
- Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Fees from 1 July 2022
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Note there are biosecurity requirements for DOC campsite.
Wenderholm is alongside a stunning beach at the mouth of the Puhoi River.
Its prime purpose is for day visitors, although an area is set aside for camping.
You will have a nice level site between the mangroves and the (fenced) sheep
paddock. There are taps and a long drop. There are bush walks within the
park notable for their native flora and fauna. No dogs or fires are permitted.
Charges are $13 per adult, $6 per child. There is a designated area for selfcontained
vehicles for $6 and $4 for adults and children respectively. Annual
passes are available for non-peak period camping. There are no rubbish bins
provided, so be prepared to take out all rubbish when you leave.
Orewa Beach Holiday Park has been a popular beachfront camp
since its inception around 70 years ago! Located at the southern end of
lovely Orewa Beach, turn at the traffic lights. The grounds are flat, with big
pohutukawa trees, and over 300 power sites. Taps are plentiful. All are
serviced by excellent amenities, splendidly maintained, including disability
toilets and showers. There are sunny kitchen/dining areas plus gas BBQ’s.
Both laundries have automatic equipment. Two alternative recreation rooms give different options for relaxing. There is a boat ramp, dump station, Internet access and playground. No animals here please. Your hosts Karen and Nick
Brownlie can usually find you a place even in summer.
This camping ground is only for fully self-contained units, there are NO toilets, showers, laundry or kitchen.
Parakai Springs Camping Ground is in the thermal heart of the Helensville district, northwest of Auckland. Parakai is well known for its many warm mineral swimming pools and water slide. The camping ground is adjacent, but quite separate from the pools. It has a nice playground for children. Sites are level and open. Picnic tables and some 7-8 hard stands for vans are provided.
Note this camping ground is only for fully self-contained units, there are NO toilets, showers, laundry or kitchen.
There is a dump station here. A superette, family tavern and takeaway are within a stones throw of the camp. Campers get a reduced fee to use
Pakiri Beach Holiday Park is just to the north of Leigh, this rural camp is right
on a superb east coast beach. The approach takes you along about 3km of
gravel road. Alongside the entrance is an office/store. Security gates protect
the camp from unwanted visitors. The camp is well laid out and the camping
area is spacious, flat and grassed with shelter from the predominant winds.
There are 15 power sites and 90 unpowered sites and a children’s playground
is set up in a tree-shaded corner near the entrance to the park. The basic
TV room adjoins a games room. The lined ablutions are in two blocks, with
roomy 50 cent metered showers plus a separate disability suite. The laundry
has good commercial wash and drying machines, with an annexe for tubs,
babies’ bath and ironing. The kitchen has gas hobs and all other facilities with
a servery to the smart dining room. A picnic marquee is great for summer
dining. No dogs here please. You hosts are Andre and Martie van Schalkwyk
who offer Eftpos. Ask about the kayaks. Unpowered camping sites start at $45. A day visitors fee may apply. Seasonal rates apply.
This tranquil waterfront camp is neat as a new pin, with modern amenities and
its own water treatment station. There are 93 level sites, all with power. The
waters-edge sites are very popular and the harbour beach offers safe swimming.
There are two separate small kitchens with hotplates and microwave cooking,
and fridge/freezers. The games room (with viewing decks to the harbour) has
a nice covered BBQ area annexed. The ablutions have two excellent disabled
facilities, a corridor of toilets and unisex showers. There is a new mothers
room designed so baby can be bathed and changed easily nad safely. The
laundry has good automatic equipment. Internet access is available. Plenty to
keep you occupied here, swimming, fishing, bushwalks, and Kayaks Goat Island
trips, Matakana markets and many other activities. Including a major Petanque
tournament at Easter. Excellent housekeeping here by your resident hosts,
Stan & Bridget. No animals please. Sites are $18 to $22 per person.
Aquatic Park Holiday Camp is in the thermal heart of the Helensville district, northwest of Auckland. Parakai is well known for its many warm mineral
swimming pools and water slide. The camping ground is adjacent, but quite
separate from the pools. It has a nice playground for children. Sites are level and open with big trees around the perimeter of the camp. Picnic tables and some hard stands for vans are provided. Over 100 sites here, most with power. A clean kitchen has microwave (there is no dining space), but plenty of preparation benches, a stove, hot plates and a fridge. The laundry facilities are excellent. The ablutions have a modest number of good hot showers and toilet facilities, however there is another block near the camp entrance. A good number of permanents are in residence, but there is plenty of space for casual campers. There is a dump station here. A superette, family tavern and takeaway are within a stones throw of the camp. Powered sites are $14 per person and unpowered $12 per person. Campers get a reduced fee to use the pools.
This small scenic park is located at the end of the Kawakawa Bay Coast Road. Accessible from Waiti Bay only at low tide, Tawhitokino offers safe swimming and a beautiful, secluded stretch of white sand beach backed by regenerating bush and farmland.
Booking campgrounds with an underage group
Campground bookings for an unsupervised group, under the age of 18:
You will need consent to make a campground booking when your group is aged 16 years and 17 years.
You will need to:
- Download the Regional Parks: Parental Consent Form
- Have your legal guardian complete and signed the form.
- Supply your completed form when you make your booking.
For health and safety reasons bookings for groups of people aged 15 years and under are not allowed, without appropriate supervision.
All other bookings for unsupervised group under the age of 18:
You will not be unable to make bookings for our baches, lodges and bookable sites. You may only use these sites with appropriate supervision.
Martins Bay Holiday Park is a picturesque, hidden gem located just one hour
north of central Auckland. Located on the water’s edge you have Kawau
Island and the sparkling Hauraki Gulf at your doorstep. Enjoy the beachfront
atmosphere, discover the excellent fishing spots, boating, sailing or swimming
or just dig your toes in the sand and relax. A fully secure boat parking area is
available. Plenty to keep you occupied here, including kayak hire, fishing, bush
walking and a safe swimming beach with a floating pontoon. The spotless,
central amenities block has a kitchen with hotplate cooking stove, fridge,
freezer and microwave. The ablutions are superb with nicely kept 50 cent
metered showers, clean toilets and gas hot water. There is a modern well
maintained and equipped laundry. Good play equipment and a recreation
room opening out onto an attractive covered BBQ area. A dump station
is provided for campers. No animals here please. Be sure to book in the
holiday season, as this holiday park is very popular. Beachfront sites from $21
per adult. Seasonal rates apply