Tree at Stony Bay Campsite
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Introduction

This is a spacious (5 ha) campsite beside the coast. Walk or mountain bike to Fletcher Bay along the Coromandel Coastal Walkway. Good fishing and diving nearby.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Shower - cold
  • Water from tap
122 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Diving and snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Number and layout of sites

  • Number of tent/caravan/motorhome sites - 122
  • Maximum number of people - 390

View a map of campsite zones (PDF, 2,350K)

Other accommodation

Stony Bay bach

Getting there

55 km north of Coromandel.

From Coromandel take the Colville Road for 22 km until the Whangaahei Junction, then turn right and follow the Port Charles Rd to Sandy Bay, and then the Stony Bay Rd until the end.

Access: Unsealed road from Colville

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1816877, N5956498
Latitude: -36.51231214, Longitude: 175.42188241

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $5 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Additional fees

Each campsite is required to pay an additional $3 (at time of booking or check-in, whichever is first) to assist with the cost of recycling and disposal of residual waste.

Minimum charge

A minimum charge of $20 per non powered site and $26 per powered site applies between 19 December to 8 February inclusive.

Minimum stay

A minimum stay of 2 nights applies between 28 December and 2 January inclusive.

Bookings

Online bookings are open for the 2016/2017 summer season from 9 am, 11 July 2016.

Bookings should preferably be completed online; phone and email bookings will attract a service fee.

Changes and additions to bookings will incur a fee up to $10 per alteration.

The maximum stay is 14 consecutive days (21 consecutive days from 20 December to 8 February) followed by a minimum 7 day break before returning.

Book Stony Bay campsite online or:

From 1 October to 30 April contact: 
Stony Bay Campsite
Phone +64 7 866 6822
Email: stonybaycampground@doc.govt.nz

From 1 May to 30 September contact:
Waikawau Bay Campground
Phone + 64 7 866 1106
Emaill stonybaycampground@doc.govt.nz

Before you book:

Activities

Tracks and walks

Walk to Fletcher Bay along the Coromandel Walkway.

Fishing / Diving and snorkelling

Good fishing and diving nearby.

Know before you go

Vehicle access: campground gates are closed from 8 pm to 7:30 am.

Arrival/departure times: check-in from 2–7 pm – register with the office on arrival. Leave campsites before 11 am - you're welcome to continue using the camp facilities for the rest of the day but must leave your site and move your vehicle.

Parking: one vehicle per site - space is limited.

Boats storage/access: boats over 5 metres in the campground are discouraged - space is limited. Water access from the campground isn't guaranteed.

Water is from a stream and should be boiled or treated before drinking.

To protect our native wildlife, and for your and your fellow campers' enjoyment of this peaceful campground:

No fires/fireworks.

No dogs or other domestic animals (cats, birds etc.).

No devices with a naked flame including califonts. Only gas cookers, fridge/freezers and lanterns may be used.

No unsociable behaviour and excessive noise.

No chainsaws, compressors, generators and amplifiers. Generators may be used at Campground Manager discretion.

Make sure you also read the campground rules.

Contacts

Stony Bay campsite
Phone: +64 7 866 6822
Address: Stony Bay Road
Coromandel 3584
Email: stonybaycampground@doc.govt.nz
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