Booms Flat Campsite
Image: Brian Dobbie | ©
Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Check the Kauaeranga valley map (PDF, 2,321K) for open tracks. Only open tracks are shown on this map.
Closed during winter. Open Labour Weekend to 30 April.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.
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
The campsite pass for rental campervans can be used at this campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December and the end of Waitangi weekend.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Book a Kauaeranga Valley campsite online, or contact the visitor centre.
Note: Bookings are for a campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley – you can choose to camp at this particular campsite on arrival.
Historical walk nearby passes through native bush.
The Kauaeranga Valley 6 Weeks of Summer runs between December and January from the visitor centre.