Fires are not permitted at any time.
There is now a Norski toilet at the end of the road on Puriri Ridge.
Located on the North-western headland of Motuihe Island/Te Motu-a-Ihenga. There is a good boat anchorage adjacent to the Motuihe campsite.
The campground is to the left of the road coming off the Motuihe wharf, up the path to the right of the toilet block, only a few minutes walk from Motuihe wharf.
There is no transport available on the island to transport camping equipment.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1772695, N5925165
Latitude: -36.80361291, Longitude: 174.93584276
The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot be used at this campsite.
NZMCA / DOC campsite pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Bookings are essential.
Book Motuihe (Island) campsite online, or contact:
|Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 9 3796476|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
Shed 19 Princes Wharf
137 Quay Street
PO Box 105 469
Auckland City 1143
|Full office details|
Before you book:
The Motuihe campsite is divided into five different zones.
Confidence Course: 5 tent sites on the western side of the sealed road, 25 m uphill from the toilet block.
Parade Ground: 25 tent sites on the headland above wharf road. Follow the timber box steps 100 m west of the toilet block.
Captain's Camping: 8 tent sites located at the end of the sealed road, uphill and to the left (325 m).
Puriri Ridge: 5 tent sites south of the sealed road amongst the puriri trees. Go uphill and around to the left (250 m).
Range: 5 tent sites south of the water tank tower. Go left off the sealed road (375 m).
Camp only minutes from clear sheltered beaches and easily explore the entire island by foot.