Booms Flat Campsite
Image: Brian Dobbie | ©
Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Closed during winter. Open Labour Weekend to Easter.
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
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between the Friday before Christmas and the end of Waitangi weekend. In 2020/2021, this is 18 December 2020 to 9 February 2021.
To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
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.
Historical walk nearby passes through native bush.
The Kauaeranga Valley 6 Weeks of Summer runs between December and January from the visitor centre.