Fletcher Bay Campsite
Located in Northern Coromandel in the Coromandel region
IntroductionThis is a beach front campsite in a farm setting. An ideal location for water sports, including swimming, boating, diving and fishing.
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Shower - cold
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
- Wheelchair accessible with assistance
- Diving and snorkelling
- Mountain biking
- Walking and tramping
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
- Maximum number of people – 300.
Sites are selected by campers on a first-come, first-served basis.
Facilities and services
This campground is Pack In Pack Out. There are no rubbish or recycling facilities for compost or food waste. 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.
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings for the 2023/24 season have been delayed. The new opening date will be confirmed 31 May 2023.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
Bookings are required all year. Most sites are booked out within a month of bookings opening.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for the number of people in your party – there are no designated sites. Find space for your party on arrival.
If you arrive without an online booking, contact Kauaeranga Valley Visitor Centre or attempt to book online. Eftpos may be available with the rangers on duty during the peak summer season. No cash facilities.
Wifi guest booking access is available at Port Jackson, Stony Bay, and Waikawau campsites outside the office.
Located 64 km north of Coromandel.
Drive to Port Jackson:
- From Coromandel take the Colville Road for 22 km until the Whangaahei Junction,
- Then turn left and follow the Port Jackson Rd.
- Fletcher Bay is 7 km on from Port Jackson at the end of the road.
This is a no exit road. You cannot continue on from Fletcher Bay to Stony Bay.
Access: Unsealed road from Colville. There is a ford (water crossing) between Port Jackson and Fletcher Bay that can be difficult to drive across at times of heavy rain.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1814079, N5960625
Latitude: -36.4765219, Longitude: 175.39017803
Arrival/departure times: Check-in from 2 pm. Leave campsites before 11 am - you can continue using the camp facilities for the rest of the day, but must leave your site and move your vehicle.
Parking: One vehicle per group, 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.
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.
Water sports and activities: If you plan to enjoy the water, be aware of what water you can enter and how to stay safe.
Caution advised during heavy rainfall
Water levels between Port Jackson and Fletcher Bay can rise and the ford (stream crossing) can become unpassable.
Fishing / Diving and snorkelling
There is good fishing and diving nearby.
Walk to Stony Bay on the Coromandel Walkway. Walk along stunning cliffs on the Muriwai Walk to Port Jackson.
|Kauaeranga Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 7 867 9080|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
PO Box 343
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