Fantail Bay Campsite
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Fires are not permitted at any time.
This campground is Pack In Pack Out. There are no rubbish or recycling facilities except for composting or worm farms to assist in the disposal of food waste only.
The closest refuse transfer station is 525 Hauraki Road, Coromandel Town. See Thames Coromandel District Council website for opening hours and other transfer stations.
50 km north of Coromandel town, on the western side of the Coromandel Peninsula, and situated within the Cape Colville Farm Park.
From Coromandel take the Coville Road for 22 km until the Whangaahei Junction, then turn left and follow the Port Jackson Road for 28 km.
Access: Unsealed road from Colville.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1808590, N5955612
Latitude: -36.523345, Longitude: 175.3283698
The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot 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.
The maximum stay is 14 consecutive days (21 consecutive days from 20 December to 8 February) followed by a minimum 7 day break before returning.
Bookings should preferably be completed online.
Book Fantail Bay campsite online or contact Fantail Bay Campsite.
There are good fishing opportunites from the shore and on the water. Take only what you need from the sea and obey all fisheries regulations.
From the campsite, the Fantail Bay Track climbs steeply up to the bush line providing outstanding views along the coast.
Vehicle access: Gates are closed from 8 pm to 7:30 am.
Arrival/departure times: Check-in from 2–7 pm – register with the office on arrival. Leave campsites before 11 am - you're welcome to continue using the camp facilities for the rest of the day but must leave your site and move your vehicle.
Parking: One vehicle per site, space is limited.
Boats storage/access: Boats over 5 metres in the campground are discouraged as space is limited. Water access from the campground isn't guaranteed.
Water is from a stream and should be boiled or treated before drinking.
No fires/fireworks, or devices with a naked flame including califonts. Only gas cookers, fridge/freezers and lanterns may be used.
No chainsaws, compressors, generators and amplifiers. Generators may be used at Campground Manager discretion.
|Fantail Bay campsite|
|Phone:||+64 7 866 1106|