Uretiti Beach campsite

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Uretiti campsite.
Uretiti campsite

  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $5 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free


We recommend you make a booking during the busy summer season. Opening dates for bookings may change from year to year.

Book online or contact the Uretiti Beach camp office, phone: +64 9 432 1051.

Before you book:

Campsite details

Uretiti Beach.
Uretiti Beach

  • Number of camp sites - approximately 300

Camp behind the sand dunes of Uretiti Beach.

  • Backcountry hut pass does not apply
  • Camp office hours are 7:30 am – 8:00pm
  • Camp gates and barrier arms are locked from 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
  • Camp host on site year round
  • Contact Uretiti campsite on +64 9 432 1051
  • Recycling facilities available

Rubbish disposal 

Campers staying in the camp are required to purchase a $2.00 rubbish bag to assist with the costs associated with the disposal of rubbish and recyclable items.


Uretiti Beach lies between Whangarei and Waipu on Northland's East Coast.

Getting there

Drive on SH1 5 km north of Waipu or 34 km south of Whangarei, turn off at the signpost. Follow road to beach and camp.

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1731842-N6022426
Latitude: -35.93379305, Longitude: 174.45998112



Fishing Fishing
Surfing Surfing
Swimming Swimming

Surf, fish or swim at the beautiful sandy surf beach. Walk along the stunning coastal track at Mangawhai Heads, only a 20 min drive south, or explore the nearby Waipu Caves.

Park or reserve

Uretiti Recreation Reserve

Plan and prepare

Help stop kauri dieback

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

  • Stay on the track and off kauri roots.
  • Clean your gear before and after visiting kauri forests.

Visit the kauri dieback website for more information on how you can help.



Find out more


Total fire ban

There is a total fire ban within the Kaipara and Whangarei Districts, effective from 1 February 2015 until further notice.

Alerts for Northland places


Whangarei Office
Phone:      +64 9 470 3300
Email:   whangarei@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
Mimiwhangata Coastal Park
Phone:      +64 9 433 6554
Full office details

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