Campers taking their raft down to the Ngaruroro River

Image: Shellie Evans | ©

Introduction

This is a basic campsite in Hawke's Bay area. Camp at the edge of the park. Raft down the Ngaruroro River or have a go at fishing.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

This is a secluded and sheltered campsite located at the edge of the Kaweka Forest Park and adjacent to the Ngaruroro River. Have a go at rafting or fishing.

Getting there

Beside Napier-Taihape Rd near Kuripapango. 1 km gravel road off main road towards the river.

Location

60 km inland from Napier. 

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1886289, N5634867
Latitude: -39.38822551, Longitude: 176.3240693

Fees

Free

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

Activities

The nearby Ngaruroro River provides opportunities for fishing, rafting and swimming.

Contacts

Ahuriri / Napier Office
Phone:   +64 6 834 3111
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   napier@doc.govt.nz
Address:   59 Marine Parade
Napier 4110
Postal Address:   PO Box 644
Napier 4140
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