Introduction

This scenic, riverside campsite is an ideal base for exploring the Valley. A replica kauri dam is a 20 minute walk away.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Water from stream
30 non-powered/tent sites

Seasonal restrictions

Closed during winter. Open from October (Labour weekend) until 30 April.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Maximum number of people - 50

This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.

Getting there

Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Road from Thames for 14 km. Shag Stream is 100 m before the Visitor Centre. It is the only campground before the Visitor Centre.

Access: Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1833665, N5888280
Latitude: -37.12268103, Longitude: 175.63013453

Fees

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

Pay camp fees at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.

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

A replica kauri dam is a 20 min walk away.

6 Weeks of Summer

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

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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