Waikare River Mouth Campsite
PHOTO: Brian Dobbie © 

Introduction

This is a basic campsite in the Hawke's Bay region. Beside the Waikare River, this grassy campsite is a 10 minute walk to the beach for swimming, fishing and boating.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Water from tap
10 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Getting there

From SH2 at Putorino, turn into Waikare Rd and travel 13 km on a gravel road to the road end. 

It is a narrow gravel road and large motorhomes or caravans are unsuitable.

Location

Approximately 1 1/4 hour north of Napier.

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1952539, N5656825
Latitude: -39.16637551, Longitude: 177.08014743

Fees

Free

Activities

10 minute walk to the beach for swimming, fishing and boating.

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