IntroductionOnce a dairy farm, this campsite is near the Waimana River. There are numerous walks into the spectacular forest nearby.
Te Urewera is recognised in New Zealand law as a living person. Te Urewera is spoken for and governed by a board. Care for Te Urewera, including the tracks and facilities, is carried out by Te Uru Taumatua – Ngāi Tūhoe’s operational entity.
- Rivers and lakes
- Fire pit/place for campfires (except in fire bans)
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
- Walking and tramping
Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (0 - 17 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Follow Bell Rd off SH2 near Waimana and then onto Matahi Valley Rd. The campsite is 27 km from SH2.
Access: Gravel mid-Matahi Valley Rd.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1960070, N5745740
Latitude: -38.36411615, Longitude: 177.1207896