Introduction

Camp near to where the Whangaiterenga Stream and Kauaeranga River meet. From the campsite there is a 1-hour return walk to a lookout.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Closed during winter. Open from Labour Weekend until 30 April.

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.

Getting there

Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Rd from Thames for 14 km to the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre. Whangaiterenga is 5 km north of the visitor centre, second campsite on the left past the visitor centre (and 2 km north of Hotoritori campsite).

Access: Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1835120, N5892542
Latitude: -37.0839389, Longitude: 175.64516043

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay camp fees at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.

Passes

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.

Bookings

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
 

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.

Activities

From the campsite there is a one hour return walk to a lookout with views of the valley nearby.

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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