IntroductionA small campsite on the sheltered and scenic waters of Whangaparapara Harbour. This is a walk-in or boat-in campsite.
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Shelter for cooking
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Maximum number of people is 30.
Set amongst remains of timber milling, kauri logging and whaling history, The Green is the smallest DOC campground on the island.
Facilities and services
- Campsite serviced 1 December to end of February.
There are no public bins on Great Barrier Island/Aotea - take orange official council rubbish bags (available from local shops (prices vary) or the Auckland Council Service Centre) to drop off for free at Claris Landfill.
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for the number of people in your party – there are no designated sites. Find space for your party on arrival.
In the Whangaparapara Harbour, Great Barrier Island.
Passenger and vehicle ferry to Tryphena or Port FitzRoy. Air travel to Claris or Okiwi. Rental cars available for hire at Tryphena and Claris by arrangement.
It is a ten-minute walk to the campground from the end of Whangaparapara Road across the DOC reserve.
Access: Gravel road leading out of Whangaparapara. There is no drive on access to the campsite.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1815417, N5987031
- Bring your own cooker or gas BBQ.
- Vehicle access to beach is not permitted.
This campground is Pack In Pack Out. There are no rubbish or recycling facilities. Council rubbish bags and clean recycling are accepted for free at the Claris landfill. See Great Barrier Island Claris landfill for opening hours.
Behaviour and alcohol
You'll be asked to leave if you behave in a disorderly or offensive way, eg excessive alcohol, using foul language, noisy or riotous. Drinking in public and the public display of alcohol are not permitted.
North of here is the entry to the track network and Forest Road (closed to vehicles), with foot access to the hot springs and Port FitzRoy to the north.
Nearby Whangaparapara has a wharf and small community. The harbour and coastline are good for fishing and kayaking.
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