Purakaunui Bay
Image: Cheryl Pullar | DOC

Introduction

Camp on the coast at this standard campsite.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Water from tap
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
40 non-powered/tent sites

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Striking cliff faces can be seen and Purakaunui Falls are not far. There is a good surf beach south of the camp.

Cosgrove Island, a wildlife refuge, is off the coast and Jacks Blowhole is 10 km to the north.

Getting there

Turn off SH1 at Balcutha. Drive south past Owaka until Ratanui turnoff. Follow Purakaunui Falls Rd to Long Point Rd, then follow Purakaunui Bay Rd to end. Narrow and gravel road. 

Location

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1340242-N4839816
Latitude: -46.54501713, Longitude: 169.61183024

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Passes

Contacts

Murihiku / Invercargill Office
Phone:   +64 3 211 2400
Email:   invercargill@doc.govt.nz
Address:   7th Floor
CUE on Don
33 Don Street
Invercargill 9810
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