Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Bookings are open for stays from 22 October 2021 to 30 April 2022.
Bookings are for a campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley – you can choose to camp at this particular campsite on arrival.
You can book for a maximum of 3 weeks.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
If you arrive after hours and wish to stay in one of the nine campgrounds you can pay by cash in the envelope provided at the visitor centre. The envelopes and dropbox are to the right of the main doors.
You can also pay using the online booking system.
Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Rd from Thames for 14 km to the visitor centre.
Booms Flat campsite is 6 km north of the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre, third campsite on left.
Access: Gravel road.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1835612, N5893058
Latitude: -37.07835079, Longitude: 175.65044355
Historical walk nearby passes through native bush.
The Kauaeranga Valley 6 Weeks of Summer runs between December and January from the visitor centre.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.