11 km north of Thames, at the gateway to the western Coromandel coast, this
mature attractive camp, in a garden-setting, offers a range of casual campsites
amongst the well-tended weekenders. Easy access to the beach makes it a
popular spot for boaties, and the camp offers boat parking, a boat wash and
fish cleaning facilities. Powered sites have hard stands for vans, and tents can
be accommodated in a new grassy glade near the rear of the camp. The
central, smart amenities are tiled, with metered showers and there are 3 other
toilet blocks provided. The well-used kitchen has island sinks, with plenty of
appliances; or head outside to the picnic and BBQ shelter for alfresco dining.
At the entrance are a dairy for supplies and a takeaway shop for nights when
cooking is a chore. An automatic laundry and dump station is provided.
Your hosts are Murray and Maureen. Sites from $17 per person per day and
powered sites $19 per person per day . Hard stands available. Seasonal rates
Just a 2 minute walk into town, this attractive tidy complex on the southern
outskirts of Coromandel township has a small, grassy camping area at the rear
that overlooks the tidal flats. It has a kitchen, lounge, BBQ area, and a laundry.
The ablutions offer free showers. Fishing charters arranged. Your host is Tony.
Camping on the 6 powered sites will cost from $18 per adult, and from $15
for tenters. Seasonal rates apply.
Just 20 minutes drive from Thames and 40 minutes to Coromandel, this camp
of many summers is opposite the local hotel which serves food. It has a
well-stocked camp store. The sites are level and able to accommodate large
vehicles; some sites have shade or beachfront access. Kids can muck about in
the stream or on the beach. There are two kitchens, compact and clean, with
appliances and fridge/freezers. A variety of ablutions (some metered) are
dotted across the camp, with two attractive disabled access suites and plenty
of toilets and family showers. Two automatic laundries and a dump station are
provided. All sites cost $15 per adult and $8 per child. Your host is Bruce.
Dogs by prior arrangement.
At Tapu, turn inland and head 2.5 km up the sealed Tapu-Coroglen Road (take care as the road is narrow in places). Here, close to the water gardens and sculpture park, you will find a delightful camp with personality in a lovely rural streamside setting. 20 sites with power are tucked into well-planted grounds., There is a smoke house and modern toilets and showers. Picnic and/or cook in the BBQ shelter or make use of the porch kitchen that has gas hobs, pizza oven and a sink. The river has been dammed for a swimming hole. Check in with the managers Rachel and Yannick at the on-site house. All sites are $16 per person per night. Dogs by prior arrangement only.
This very popular camp commands a prime position on the beach front.
Follow the signs to Long Bay from the main T-intersection in the middle of
Coromandel township. Discover why this spot is such a great place for fishing!
The camp has two distinct waterfront areas, Long Bay and Tucks Bay. Tucks
Bay has long-drop toilets and no power, but is quietly appealing. The Long
Bay site has bright, clean amenities. The roomy metered showers are tiled
and there appears to be ample modern toilet facilities. The compact kitchen
has two stoves, microwave and TV. A gas BBQ in a roofed shelter offers
a pleasant dining alternative. An automatic laundry and dump station are
provided. Ideally suited for the boatie, fish-cleaning and smoking facilities are
on hand. At the camp entrance, the on-site shop has basic supplies including
expresso coffee, ice creams, bait and ice and a public phone. The camp has
100 sites, 50 with power and most with spectacular views across the bay. Your
hosts, Leanne and Des, can rent you a kayak or paddleboard. Wifi is available
and all sites are from $15 to $ 25 per adult. Seasonal rates apply
A short walk from Coromandel town centre, the Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park is ideally located to discover the Coromandel. There are level sites (both grass and hardstand), including 30 with power and a tenting area with a pleasant rural outlook. Willows and hedges give shelter and a pleasant heated swimming pool enclosure has a BBQ. Three smart kitchens with modern appliances are provided and the sparkling ablution blocks have metered showers. The automatic laundry has ironing equipment and a dump station. There is a jumping pillow for the littler kids. Bikes may be hired and there is a large fish cleaning and boat wash area on-site.
Your hosts are Caron and Sean. Power and tent sites are from $25 to $30 per person. Seasonal rates apply and pets by arrangement.
This holiday park is on the site of the old Whangapoua Forestry Headquarters.
It Is located at the top of the Whangapoua Harbour on a large area of flat
rural land. Just beyond the harbour is the iconic Whangapoua Beach and the
stunning world renowned New Chum Beach.The beach has been voted “one
of the top twenty beaches In the world and is an unspoilt paradise accessible
only by foot. Matarangi Beach and two boat ramps are within 10km radius
and there is a café just 200m from the park. No dogs are permitted. The
park is within the Whangapoua Kiwi Habitat zone. A restored modern clean
kitchen has a large sun deck There is an ablution block complete with hot
water showers, toilets and laundry facilities. The camping area is large and flat
so can easily cater for large vehicles. Fresh water is available, wifi available, and
new playground has just been installed. The camp is 6km from the beginning
of the New Chum’s Beach walk. Cost from $15 per adult per night, $7.50 per child 3 to15 years. Power is $5 per night per site. Your hosts are Suzanne
and Aaron. Seasonal rates apply and the camp is closed from May to October
Alerts Modified Date: 2023-5-23 > Closed due to severe weather events
85 non-powered/tent sites (bookings required)
Just south of the golf club on the southern approach to Whangamata, take
Wentworth Valley Road (unsealed with a small ford) for the 5 km drive to this
relaxed, remote, self-registration campsite. From here there are interesting
walks to the Wentworth Waterfalls and the Wentworth Mines, or just take
a dip in the local water hole. The level sites to the rear of the camp are
appealing, with pockets of bush. Only cold water is provided but there is
a shower, also basins and toilets. A gas barbecue and the washing-up sinks
are roofed. Room for around 85 tents, bookings are required in the summer
period. Prior permission from the camp manager is required to bring dogs.
Your host: Nicola Flanagan.
PRICING (PER NIGHT)
|ADULT - Unpowered||$15.00|
|ADULT - Powered||$18 to $21
Return email to book.
Bring your own compliant camping cord.
|CHILD 5 - 17 years||$7.50
Must be accompanied by a parent for child rate.
|HOT SHOWERS||$2 coin for 5 minutes|
Colville Bay Motel and Motor Camp is a half an hour_s drive north of Coromandel, this neat and tidy motel and camp spot overlooks a tranquil tidal bay. Despite the remote location, this is very civilised accommodation with a warm, friendly welcome. Enjoy uncrowded camping on well groomed sites behind the motel. There are sites with power and plenty of room for tents. Sites are neatly defined and have both gravel and grass parking. A modern building provides 4 unisex shower and toilet cubicles, including a disabled access suite. Although there is no kitchen, a porch shelter offers washing-up facilities and fridge/freezer, or you can cook in the appealing BBQ arbor with ample covered dining space. A laundry, dump station and private spa room (additional charge) are provided. Enquire about the fishing or bus trips and clean your catch at the fish cleaning station. A fish smoker is available. Your hosts, Wendy or Mark, will look after you. Tent sites are $10 per person or $12 per person for powered sites.
A little under half-way between Whitianga and Coromandel, this pleasant park
is now run by the resident shareholders. Casual campers are welcome. A
stunning white sandy beach is across the road, with a camp-side stream and
a handy boat ramp. Check-in at the large, well-stocked shop that is open all
year round, although its hours can vary. Try the fast-food service with onsite
delivery available on Friday and Saturday nights. The camping area is dotted
with shady trees and is nicely groomed. The amenities block is squeaky clean
with roomy, metered showers, and toilets that provide for disabled access. The
laundry is well equipped and there is a bait shed. The kitchen has stainless
steel benches, hobs, microwave cooking and fridge/freezers. It opens to an
attractive gazebo that houses BBQs and offers a shaded dining space. For
boaties, the paved car and boat washing area alongside a fish cleaning bench
will be well used. There is a dump station, internet kiosks, an outdoor shower
enclosure and flourishing gardens. Pets allowed except high season and public
holiday weekends. Your hosts Darren and Corina Thompson. All sites are
from $16 per person, $18 for a powered site, children $8. Seasonal rates