Everetts Campsite

Image: Brian Dobbie | ©

Introduction

This is a basic campsite in the Hawke's Bay area. Vehicle access is closed, but you can still enter on foot or bike.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Foot
  • Mountain bike

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Getting there

5 km of gravel road.

Take SH 5 (Napier-Taupo Rd) and turn into Waitara Rd, 1.8 km south of the Mohaka River bridge. Follow Waitara Rd for 13 km then turn into Aurora Rd and travel 2 km to Everetts Ford.

Park your car at Everetts ford as there is no vehicle access past this point. From here, Everetts campsite is 1.5 km walk or bike ride along the forestry road. For the more adventurous you could raft/kayak to the campsite.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1920499, N5667015
Latitude: -39.08391287, Longitude: 176.70598949

Fees

Free

DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

Fish, swim, canoe or try white water rafting.

Know before you go

  • Boil water before drinking
  • Fires not permitted at any time

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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