Waitewheta Stream, upstream from Dickey Flat Campsite
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Introduction

This campsite is located beside the Waitawheta River, known for its trout and some great swimming holes downstream. There is a year-round liquor ban at the campsite.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • 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

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

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

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Passes

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.

A permanent year-round liquor ban is in place in Dickey Flat.  Keep liquor away from the site, including in vehicles. 

Contacts

Tauranga Office
Phone:   +64 7 578 7677
Email:   taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz
Address:   253 Chadwick Road West
Greerton West
Tauranga 3112
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