Lake Tarawera Outlet campsite
Water from tap
- Adult (18+ years): $6 per night
- Child (5 - 17 years): $3 per night
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
A permit is required to access the forestry road to the campsite. These cost $5 and must be collected on the day of entering the forest road.
Permits can be obtained online from kawarauonline or at:
Kawerau Information Centre
Plunket St, Kawerau
Phone: +64 7 323 6300
Tent sites are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be pre-booked.
Camp alongside the lake in a large and attractive campsite.
Number and layout of campsites
- Number of tent sites - 50
Facilities and services
- Boat ramp
- Shelter for cooking
Please note, dogs must be on a leash at all times. Hunting within 100m of the campsite is prohibited
Eastern shore of Lake Tarawera
Via private forestry roads from Kawerau township (off SH 30 between Rotorua and Whakatane) or by boat.
A number of concessionaires run either boat or helicopter transport around the Rotorua Lakes area, creating a variety of options for connecting trails or getting to/from campsites. View guides and tourism providers for Lake Tarawera.
Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1906584-N5767896
Latitude: -38.18501393, Longitude: 176.50314606
Plan and prepare
Dogs permitted. Must be on a leash at all times.
Campsite is managed by Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust.