Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Check the Kauaeranga valley map (PDF, 2,321K) for open tracks. Only open tracks are shown on this map.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
This campsite is open through winter. It offers two different camping levels. On the lower level you can camp right on the river's edge. Maximum number of people - 100.
This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.
Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Road from Thames for 14 km to the Visitor Centre. Totara Flat is 7.5 km north of the Visitor Centre. Second campground on right past Visitor Centre.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1836676, N5893933
Latitude:-37.07102195, Longitude: 175.66221041
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 the visitor centre.
Note: Bookings are for a campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley – you can choose to camp at this particular campsite on arrival.