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
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.