Introduction

This is a basic campsite in the Waitomo/Pureora area. From here, explore forest roads by car or mountain bike.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • 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

Piropiro Flats campsite. Photo: Jackie Fitchman.
Piropiro campsite.

This campsite marks the mid-point of the Timber Trail and easy access to the Maramataha suspension bridge.

Getting there

Off SH 4 or SH30, on the Waimiha-Ongarue Rd. Turn east at Waimiha, follow Ongarue Stream Rd into Kokomiko Rd.

Access: 13 km of gravel road from Kokmiko Rd to campsige, windy in places.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1816782, N5720961
Latitude: -38.6334048, Longitude: 175.4905188

Fees

Free

Activities

Use the campsite as a base to explore the forest roads by car or mountain bike. Go hunting for red deer.

Walking and tramping

Timber Trail: Pureora - Ongarue

Contacts

Te Kuiti Office
Phone:   +64 7 878 1050
Address:   78 Taupiri Street
Te Kuiti 3910
Email:   tekuiti@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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