Mid Okahu campsite
Image: David Finn | DOC



Introduction

Camp on grass terraces adjacent to Okahu Stream. Good picnicking and walking in the forest.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Water from stream
15 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Picnicking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are permitted if there is no regional fire ban in place. Check for fire bans on the Rural Fire Authority website.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

About this campsite

There are two sites to camp on Okahu Road, the road end and the larger mid-Okahu camp (formerly known as Grader Camp). 

Camp on grass terraces adjacent to Okahu Stream, with good picnicking and walking in he forest. 

Getting there

Follow Ruatahuna Road (formerly SH38) from Murupara and turn into Okahu Road (gravel road) at Ngaputahi. There is direct vehicle access from Okahu Road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1934369, N5719581
Latitude: -38.60930038, Longitude: 176.83976936

Fees

Free

Activities

Good picnicking and walking in the forest.

Contacts

Whakatane Office
Phone:   +64 7 307 2770
Address:   1/100 Valley Road
Whakatane
Email:   opotiki@doc.govt.nz
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