IntroductionThis campsite is on the popular Billygoat Circuit.
Topographic map warning
Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
The campsite has eight raised platforms. Each platform can take up to four people.
- Adult (18+ years): $6 per night
- Youth (11 - 17 years): $3 per night
- Child/Infant (0 - 10 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 for 1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024 will open in 2023. The opening date will be announced on this page in late March 2023.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
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.
Bookings are required all year. Book well in advance for the peak period from 1 December - 28 February and for public holiday weekends.
You can book for a maximum of 3 weeks.
The campsite is a 1 hour walk from the road end on Billygoat Circuit (across the unbridged Kauaeranga River) and a 2 hour walk from the Pinnacles.
Tracks to this campsite
Billygoat CircuitLocated in Coromandel Forest Park and Kauaeranga ValleyThis track offers views of the surrounding countryside and evidence of the logging era.Duration 4–5 hrDifficulty Intermediate
Kauaeranga Kauri Trail (Pinnacles Walk)Located in Coromandel Forest Park and Kauaeranga ValleyThis popular walk leads to Pinnacles Hut, and on to the summit of the Pinnacles with spectacular views of the Coromandel Peninsula. It can be completed as a day or overnight walk.Duration 3 hr one wayDifficulty Intermediate
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1838900, N5894200
Campers may use hut water supply and toilets.