Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Maximum number of people is 100.
This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
You need to book ahead. Campsite Pass bookings must be completed before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, campground staff (if present) may be able to make the booking for you if space is available. There is a $10 charge for this service. To avoid any disappointment book well in advance.
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.
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 Road from Thames for 14 km to the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre. The campsite is 6.5 km north of the visitor centre, first campground on the right and opposite Booms Flat campsite.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1836122, N5893347
Latitude: -37.07643831, Longitude: 175.6561691
There is a short historic walk that can be done from the campsite.