The Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
||+64 7 867 9080
||+64 4 471 1117
995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
PO Box 343
- 8:30 am – 4:00 pm daily off peak/shoulder season
- 8:30 am – 5:00 pm peak summer season
- Closed Christmas day
Note: The Visitor Centre will close during severe weather.
View displays on the unique cultural, historic, and natural features of the Kauaeranga Valley.
Watch a 20 minute film about the history of kauri logging in the valley "The Last of the Kauri Bushmen" in our theatre, as well as a number of other nature films. (Gold coin donation.)
- Toilets inside the centre, and 24 hour toilets at the end of the carpark
- Refreshments and camping supplies
- Filtered water from tap
- Summer café opening in December
After hours information for campers
If you arrive after hours and wish to stay in one of the 9 campgrounds you can pay by cash in the envelope provided at the entrance to each camp.
If you wish to pay by card you must pay at the centre during opening hours.
Kahikatea campground is for Certified Self Contained campervans only. These sites are booked online or at the centre, but you must collect keys at the centre during opening hours unless prior arrangements have been made.
The first case of kauri dieback has been found on the Coromandel. To prevent this spreading, wash your gear at the stations at the visitor centre. More about kauri dieback.