Camp beside one of the few remaining historic Howe truss bridges

Image: Roy and Bernice Vannini | ©

Introduction

Camp beside one of the few remaining historic Howe truss bridges.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
20 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no regional fire ban. Check for fire bans before you light.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

Beside SH2, 47 km south of Ōpōtiki, approximately 4 km south of Wiarata, Waioeka Gorge. 

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1983493, N5752778
Latitude: -38.29072606, Longitude: 177.38542257

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans can be used at this campsite.

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

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

Walking and tramping

Walks from the campsite include the Little Manganuku Track and the Manganuku Track.

Fishing

Good river fishing.

Contacts

Opotiki Office
Phone:   +64 7 315 1001
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   easternbop@doc.govt.nz
Address:   70 Bridge Street
Opotiki
Postal Address:   PO Box 326
Opotiki 3162
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