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10 July 2020: Booking with Apple iPhone or iPad
Due to a technical issue, you can't currently make a booking with an Apple iPhone or iPad. We are working on this. In the meantime, please use a desktop or laptop instead of these devices.
Closed during winter. Open Labour Weekend to 30 April.
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 Rd from Thames for 14 km to the visitor centre. Wainora is 7 km north and the fourth campground on the left past the Visitor Centre.
Access: Gravel road.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1836197, N5893822
Latitude: -37.07214224, Longitude: 175.65686263
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
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.
To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.
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.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated/selected on arrival.
This camp is at the start of the Cookson Kauri Walk/Wainora Kauri Track.