Closed during winter. Open from October (Labour weekend) until 30 April.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Maximum number of people - 50
This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.
Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Road from Thames for 14 km. Shag Stream is 100 m before the Visitor Centre. It is the only campground before the Visitor Centre.
Access: Gravel road.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1833665, N5888280
Latitude: -37.12268103, Longitude: 175.63013453
Until 30 June 2019:
From 1 July 2019:
Pay camp fees at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.
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:
|Kauaeranga Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 7 867 9080|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
PO Box 343
|Full office details|
Note, you will be booking a campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley – you can choose to camp at this particular campsite on arrival.
Read the booking terms and conditions before you book.
A replica kauri dam is a 20 min walk away.