Fletcher Bay Backpackers.

Image: Frederick Church | DOC


A comfortable ranch-style lodge with a sunny verandah overlooking the camping ground and beach at Fletcher Bay at the top of the Coromandel Peninsula.

Accommodation overview


  • Vehicle


  • Shared


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Kitchen - fully equipped
  • Lighting
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilet - flush


  • Boating
  • Diving and snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Mountain biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

About this lodge


  • 4 bedrooms with 2 bunk beds in each.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with stove, microwave and fridge.
  • Spacious lounge/dining room and bathroom.

You will need to bring your own bedding, towels and pillows.

Getting there

Fletcher Bay is situated at the top of the Coromandel Peninsula—30 km north of Colville and 60 km from Coromandel. This is a no exit road.

The road is twisty, unsealed and narrow in places, but offers wonderful views along the coast.


$25.50 per person per night or the whole lodge can be booked for groups of up to 16 people.


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 be completed online. Changes and additions to bookings will incur a fee up to $10 per alteration.

With your online booking, you will receive an email with the access code to the key lockbox located at the backdoor. 

Book Fletcher Bay Backpackers online, or contact Fletcher Bay Campsite.


The Coromandel Walkway is accessed from the campground.

Fletcher Bay is considered to be one of the top spots to kayak in New Zealand.

Know before you go

The nearest shop is at Colville, a 45 minutes drive away, so make sure you have everything you need for your stay.

Boat launch (4WD) recommended.

This campground is Pack In Pack Out. There are no rubbish or recycling facilities. A container with a sealed lid is recommended for your food scraps. 

The closest refuse transfer station is 525 Hauraki Road, Coromandel Town. See Thames Coromandel District Council website for opening hours and other transfer stations. 

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