Introduction

This scenic campsite is at the start of the Cookson Kauri Walk/Wainora Kauri Track, with attractive water views on the walk.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Water from stream
30 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Closed for winter. Open for Labour weekend until 30 April.

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.

Maximum number of people - 100.

Getting there

Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Rd from Thames for 14 km to the visitor centre. Wainora is 7 km north and the fourth campground on the left past the Visitor Centre.

Access: Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1836197, N5893822
Latitude: -37.07214224, Longitude: 175.65686263

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:   995C 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

Camp is at the start of the Cookson Kauri Walk/Wainora Kauri Track.

6 Weeks of Summer

The Kauaeranga Valley 6 Weeks of Summer runs between December and January from the visitor centre.

Contacts

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Full office details
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