Whitikau Campsite

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Introduction

A remote campsite at Whitikau entrance to Raukumara Conservation Park.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets
  • Water from stream
16 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

From Opotiki: East of Opotiki, turn off SH35 at Omarumutu and follow Motu Road for approx 20 km to Toatoa. Follow Takaputahi Road to campsite.

From Gisborne: The campsite is 122 km north of Gisborne. Follow SH2 north to Matawai, then turn on to Motu Road to reach Toatoa. From Toatoa follow the Takaputahi Road to campsite.

Access is via a gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates, E2002438, N5771214
Latitude: -38.11724737, Longitude: 177.58985765

Fees

Free

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

Activities

Walk, tramp, fly fish, swim, mountain bike or hunt here.

Contacts

Whakatane Office
Phone:   +64 7 307 2770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   opotiki@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1/100 Valley Road
Whakatane
Postal Address:   1/100 Valley Road
Whakatane
3120
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