Stony beach, Stony Bay, Coromandel

Image: Sietse Bouma | DOC


Stony Bay is a deep inlet, flanked by the bush-clad and sacred hills of Mt Moehau. The bach is within Stony Bay campground, less than two minutes from the beach.

Accommodation overview


  • Vehicle


  • Sole


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Heating - electric
  • 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


  • Sleeps 5 (one bedroom with 2 sets of bunks plus a sofa bed in the living room)
  • Electric oven, pots, pans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery
  • Fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Fan heater
  • Hot shower and flush toilet

This accommodation is Pack In Pack Out. There are no rubbish or recycling facilities. There may be 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.

Getting there

55 km north of Coromandel Township on the eastern side of the Peninsula.

The roads north of Colville are unsealed and it takes about 1 hour 30 minute to drive there.


Bach is $80 per night and can sleep 1-5 people. Price is the same regardless of occupancy.

A minimum stay of 2 nights applies.


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.


  • A surcharge will apply for phone and email bookings.
  • Changes and additions to bookings will incur a fee up to $10 per alteration.
  • Read the campground rules.

Book Stony Bay Bach online, or:

From 1 October to 30 April contact: 
Stony Bay Campsite
Phone +64 7 866 6822

From 1 May to 30 September contact:
Waikawau Bay Campground
Phone + 64 7 866 1106

  • Before you book, read booking terms and conditions.
  • A surcharge will apply for phone or email bookings.
  • To arrange collection of keys, contact the Waikawau Bay Campgound +64 7 866 1106 before the day of your trip.


The Stony Bay mountain bike track (Grade: intermediate) and Coromandel walkway to Fletcher Bay are both accessed from the campground.

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