Number of tent sites - 15 There are two sites to camp on Okahu Road, the road end and the larger mid-Okahu camp (formerly known as Grader Camp). The camps are on grass terraces adjacent to Okahu Stream. The area_s kahikatea trees were extensively logged and now podocarp are regenerating. Good picnicking and walking in the forest.
The gateway to Paradise, 6km north of Coromandel, this camp is set against a backdrop of bush-clad hills with a beautiful swimming beach just across the road. Permanent _weekenders_ dominate the camp but a few powered sites are available for casual campers plus there are plenty of tent sites. Boat parking may be available. Catch your own dinner, with a five minutes_ walk to the fishing spot. There are two serviceable amenity blocks and a kitchen. Tent sites are from $15 per person and powered sites from $20 per person. Seasonal rates apply. Your hosts are Les and Ana.
This long-established beach camp is close to 'surf-capital' Whangamata's shopping centre and just 100m from the beach. Intimacy with your neighbour is almost guaranteed in summer with the close proximity of the sites and there are plenty of permanent _weekenders_ in place. Casual campers have good practical amenities spread across three blocks. The large open-plan kitchen has all the essentials; the ablutions have tidy metered showers and there are outdoor (cold) _swim_ showers. There is also a large, well-loved, TV and games room. An automatic laundry, boat wash and dump point are provided. In the peak summer period, you can enjoy organised family entertainment, and there is an on-site general store with a phone. Your hosts are Ann and Mick Brien. Pets are by arrangement only.
Papa Aroha Holiday Camp offers you a range of accommodation options from tent sites to cabins and motel units. We are positioned right on the beachfront with superb sea and island views making for great family holiday memories.
An absolute beachfront camp, 15 minutes north of Coromandel. Designed
as a water-lover’s retreat, the camp is ideal for families with safe swimming. It
is bordered by an extensive pebbly beach and a pretty tidal creek. Two boat
ramps and plenty of boat parking are available. Your $3 ramp fee entitles you
to use the tractor, vehicle & trailer parking, fish cleaning facility and boat wash
(sorry, no discount for those who come home fishless!). There are kayaks
for hire, or hire a water taxi. The camp sites are level and have some lovely
pohutukawa trees for shade. The pleasant grounds are liberally dotted with
communal buildings that include a well-kept kitchen with plenty of appliances,
TV and fridge/freezer; a porch-style laundry, good bathrooms with metered
showers, separate toilets and disabled suite access. Stock up at the camp store
that is open daily. Petrol and diesel pumps and a public phone are at the front.
Your helpful hosts are Graeme and Annita Wykes. Tent sites are from min $30
per site or $32 per site with power.
South of Hot Water Beach, turn off on SH25 at Whenuakite (watch for the big sign) this innovative camp has been built up around a former dairy shed and has some amusing rural touches. There are 24 powered sites and 55 tent sites. The modern facilities are excellent, with the front part of the camp sharing spacious facilities with _Cowree Lodge_, and the rear camping area has its own modern amenity block. This new block with expansive rural views has a large kitchen, recreation room and sparkling free showers and toilets. The main lodge has a sizable kitchen and lounge with all the trimmings that make it a home-away-from-home. Off the lounge is a large, open-air dining/BBQ patio that once was the rotary yard for the milking station. Dual shower rooms for both sexes, plus an overflow shower and a couple of toilets, are found at the other end of the building. Your friendly hosts, Don and Dawn, are happy for campers to help themselves to the fruit trees scattered about (in season). There is also a small office/shop which sells basic items. An internet kiosk is available, and free wifi You can enjoy a tour of the on-site brewery and stay for dinner. Tent sites are $17 to $20 per person, and powered sites $19 to $25 per person. Pet friendly except 24 Dec- 3th Jan
This neat clean well maintained holiday resort, just 17 minutes drive north of
Coromandel Town, offers an inviting welcome to the tired traveller. Set up
camp on one of a series of elevated grassy terraces with bush backdrops and
relax whilst enjoying the uninterrupted sea views. A delightful, rocky stream
borders the camp and the beach is just across the road. The amenities are
compact but immaculately clean and well presented.. The kitchen has 2 stoves
and fridge/freezer, or cook up an outdoor feast in the large hexagonal enclosed
BBQ pavilion, complete with 2 central BBQs and lots of tables and seating.
Whilst you’re enjoying dinner, you can watch the kids splashing about in the
adjacent swimming pool and spa area. Free showers are provided, there is an
automatic laundry available. As the name suggests, fisherfolk are well catered
for with ‘on-site’ fishing charters, a water taxi service, dinghy hire and bait tackle
for sale. The office shop sells the basics and there is a poolroom/TV lounge.
Your hosts are Ann-Charlott, Thomas, Johan, Emilie and Malin. Of the 22 sites
available 14 have power.
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
Otautu Bay Farm Camp is a 30 minute drive north from Coromandel town and 10 minutes north from Colville (on mainly sealed road). Colville has a general store and is the most northern stop for petrol/gas and general supplies. The camp which is bordered by a working farm is spread along most of the bay which provides boat launching, excellent fishing, kayaking and a beautiful safe, sandy swimming beach. It is a great place for walking, relaxing and enjoying spectacular sunsets. It is also an excellent base to further explore the northern end of the Coromandel Peninsula. Facilities include a laundry, metered hot water showers and a range of toilet blocks. There is no kitchen, freezer space accessed by arrangement. Bait, water and ice for sale. Camp sites $14 per adult $6 per child up to14yrs. $6 extra for a powered site per night. Pricing subject to change. Eftpos and credit cards (mastercard and visa) accepted. Bookings are essential during Christmas/January and major public holiday periods. Pets by arrangement with current vaccination certificate. Wendy and John are your hosts.