Booms Flat Campsite
Image: Brian Dobbie ©

Introduction

A popular and spacious campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley, 6 km north of the visitor centre.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Water from stream
65 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Closed in winter. Open from Labour weekend until 30 April.

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.

Getting there

Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Rd from Thames for 14 km to the visitor centre.

Booms Flat campsite is 6 km north of the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre, third campsite on left.

Access: Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1835612, N5893058
Latitude: -37.07835079, Longitude: 175.65044355

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Passes

Bookings

Book a Kauaeranga Valley campsite online, or contact:

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Full office details
 

Note, you will be booking a campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley – you can choose to camp at this particular campsite on arrival.

Read the booking terms and conditions before you book.

Activities

Historical walk nearby passes through native bush.

6 Weeks of Summer

The Kauaeranga Valley 6 Weeks of Summer is a series of fun events during mid December to 31 January.

Know before you go

  • Pay camp fees at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.
  • Dogs are permitted at Booms Flat and Hotoritori campgrounds but are strictly prohibited from all other campgrounds in the valley, and must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Dogs on a leash are permitted on most walking tracks but not the Kauaeranga Kauri Trail, the Pinnacles track or at the Pinnacles Hut.
  • No other domestic animals are allowed except for horses on the horse riding trail.

Contacts

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Full office details
Hauraki Office
Phone:   +64 7 867 9180
Email:   thames@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Corner of Pahau and Kirkwood Streets
Thames 3500
Full office details
Waiau / Coromandel Base
Phone:   +64 7 866 1100
Address:   TCDC Building
355 Kapanga Road
Coromandel 3506
Full office details
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