Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Pay online at the time of booking.
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.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
The maximum length of stay is 7 nights. Vehicles are limited to 2 per booking including boats.
There is a maximum of 6 people for overnight group reservations. Make additional reservations for larger groups.
Maximum campsite size 72m squared.
Bookings are open for stays 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.
Booking has been required at this campground since October 2020. Learn more.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
Lake Rerewhakaaitu is 29 km south east of Rotorua. Turn off SH5 into SH38, then into Rerewhakaaitu Road and follow for 2.7 km. Turn left into Brett Road, Awaatua Bay and follow 4.5 km to campsite.
NZTM2000: E1904399, N5755182
Latitude: -38.29974486, Longitude: 176.48145575
Dogs are not allowed in areas administered by DOC in the Rotorua area.
Visit the Fish & Game website for further information on how to obtain a licence to fish.
Kayakers often enjoy the lake and the surrounding birdlife.