Fletcher Bay Backpackers.

Image: Frederick Church | DOC

Introduction

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

Access

  • Vehicle

Occupancy

  • Shared

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

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

Activities

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

About this lodge

Facilities

  • 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.

Rules

Fletcher Bay Backpackers is within the Fletcher Bay Campsite - the campsite rules apply. Read Northern Coromandel campsite rules.

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.

Fees

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

Bookings

2020/2021 bookings

Bookings will open at 9:30 am on Tuesday 1 September 2020, for stays from 1 September 2020 to 30 June 2021.

You'll need an account on our booking system for campsites, huts and lodges to make a booking - create an account from Tuesday 23 June 2020.

Bookings are required all year. 

Book Fletcher Bay Backpackers online

A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Your booking confirmation will include the the access code for the key lockbox at the backdoor. 

Activities

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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