Dancing Camp kauri dam

Image: Russell Street | Creative Commons

Introduction

This campsite on the Kauaeranga Kauri Trail is near the historic Dancing Camp kauri driving dam.

Highlights

Topographic map warning

Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Foot

Category

  • Category
Backcountry

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
4 non-powered/tent sites

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

The campsite has eight raised platforms. Each platform can take up to 4 people. 

Pinnacles Hut is a 5 minute walk.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1841200, N5897228

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $5 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 - 10 years): free

DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Bookings

Contacts

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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