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.
Maximum number of people is 100.
This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.
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
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.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
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.
There is a short historic walk that can be done from the campsite.