IntroductionThis is the main campsite of five set along Waikoko stream. It's in a large, sunny clearing above the river.
- Rivers and lakes
- Fire pit/place for campfires (except in fire bans)
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Shelter for cooking
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
- Bird and wildlife watching
Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.
From Tūrangi, follow SH1 south for 15 km, then turn off onto Kaimanawa Rd. After 3.5 km turn left, then left again over the bridge. The last 100 m is a gravel road.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1844643, N5664198
Latitude: -39.1375, Longitude: 175.8305
No horses allowed at this campsite.
Bird and wildlife watching
The endangered blue duck/whio live in the nearby river - you may be lucky enough to spot one around dawn and dusk.