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Introduction

Campsite is located beside the Waitawheta River, known for its trout and some great swimming holes downstream.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Water from stream
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
35 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Getting there

Leave SH2 at Waikino, via Waitawheta Road southbound over a one-lane bridge, then take Kennedy Road and Dickey Flat Rd. The final approach is unsealed road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1843009, N5852854
Latitude: -37.43926557, Longitude: 175.74677885

Fees

Dickey Flat Campsite.
Dickey Flat Campsite

  • Adult (18+ years): $6 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $3 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Activities

Fishing

Waitawheta River is known for its trout.

Swimming

There are some great swimming holes downstream on Waitawheta River.

Walking and tramping

The campsite provides access to a variety of short walks and overnight tramps featuring historic mining and logging remains amongst the regenerating bush.

Know before you go

Fires not permitted at any time.

Contacts

Tauranga Office
Phone:      +64 7 578 7677
Email:   taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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