Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Sites are selected by campers on a first-come, first-served basis.
This campground is Pack In Pack Out. There are no rubbish or recycling facilities for compost or food waste. A container with a sealed lid is recommended for your food scraps.
The closest refuse transfer station is 525 Hauraki Road, Coromandel Town. See Thames Coromandel District Council website for opening hours and other transfer stations.
Pay when you book online or at the self-registration stand at the campsite on arrival. If you have not booked in advance, bring the right amount of cash for your self-registration.
Eftpos may be available with our mobile DOC Rangers during the peak summer period.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December 2020 and 8 February 2021.
To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2021.
Bookings are planned to open in May 2021, for stays that require bookings from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. The specific date that bookings will open will be added to this page, at least two weeks prior to the date.
Bookings are required all year. Most sites are booked out within a month of bookings opening.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for your chosen site.
If you arrive without an online booking, contact Kauaeranga Valley Visitor Centre or attempt to book online.
Eftpos may be available with the DOC Rangers that check registrations to assist. However, we have no cash facilities.
Located 64 km north of Coromandel.
Drive to Port Jackson:
This is a no exit road. You cannot continue on from Fletcher Bay to Stony Bay.
Access: Unsealed road from Colville. There is a ford (water crossing) between Port Jackson and Fletcher Bay that can be difficult to drive across at times of heavy rain.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1814079, N5960625
Latitude: -36.4765219, Longitude: 175.39017803
Arrival/departure times: Check-in from 2 pm. Leave campsites before 11 am - you can continue using the camp facilities for the rest of the day, but must leave your site and move your vehicle.
Check-in: You may set yourself up where you find a space in the camp. Without an online booking, complete the self-registration forms located at the entrance to the camp. Make sure you have cash for the self-registration envelopes. DOC Rangers will come through periodically to check you in. Eftpos may be available with our mobile DOC Rangers during the peak summer period.
Online bookings will take preference for sites over non-bookings due to limited space.
Parking: One vehicle per group, space is limited.
Boats storage/access: Boats over 5 metres in the campground are discouraged as space is limited. Water access from the campground isn't guaranteed.
No fires/fireworks, or devices with a naked flame including califonts. Only gas cookers, fridge/freezers and lanterns may be used.
No chainsaws, compressors, generators and amplifiers. Generators may be used at Campground Manager discretion.
There is good fishing and diving nearby.