Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.
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.
Access to this campground is available to those that have walked in from the DOC tracks that link to this area, or via boat. You're not allowed to use the privately owned road that provides access from Kawerau.
There are a number of commercial operators that run either boat or helicopter transport around the Rotorua Lakes area, creating a variety of options for connecting trails or getting to/from campsites.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1906584, N5767896
Latitude: -38.18501393, Longitude: 176.50314606
Water supply is not reliable due to intermittent toxic algal blooms in Lake Tarawera (more prevalent over the summer period) - take your own water supply as the lake water may not be drinkable.
Dogs are not allowed in areas administered by DOC in the Rotorua area.
Trout fishing is popular.