Introduction

A scenic campground in the Kauri Coast area. Camp beside a small but beautiful kauri stand. There are many walking tracks nearby.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Boat
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Cookers/electric stove
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilet - flush
  • Water from tap
  • Wheelchair accessible
12 non-powered/tent sites
8 powered sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Dog access

No dogs

  • Kauri dieback

    Help stop kauri dieback

    Kauri dieback disease is killing our native kauri. It spreads by soil movement, but you can help prevent it.

    • Stay away from kauri tree roots.
    • Clean your gear before and after visiting kauri forest.

About this campsite

Trounson campground.
Trounson campground

Facilities

  • Communal kitchen with cookers/electric stoves

Getting there

Trounson Kauri Park is located in western Northland, north of Dargaville.

Turn off SH12 just north of Kaihu onto Trounson Park Road and follow for 7 km.

Alternatively, turn off SH12 just south of Waipoua Forest on Katui Rd and follow for 8.5 km until you reach Trounson Kauri Park.

Access: Gravel from North, seal from South

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1658996, N6046743

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $5 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free
  • Self-registration during off-peak period.
  • Back-country hut pass does not apply.

Activities

The campsite is nestled right on the edge of Trounson Kauri Park where you can access an easy 40-minute walk taking you past spectacular kauri trees and clear streams. 

Know before you go

  • No dogs allowed in the park.
  • In strong winds, be aware of falling branches.

Contacts

Te Tai Kauri / Kauri Coast Office
Phone:      +64 9 439 3450
Email:   dargaville@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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