Introduction

This is a basic campsite in the Hawke's Bay area. Camp in a clearing near Tamaki West River. Day and multi-day walks accessible from here.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Foot

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Pitch your tent in a clearing near Tamaki West River. The campsite has a woodfire BBQ and picnic shelter. Please note that water supply for the flush toilet can be intermitten.

Getting there

From State Highway 2 south of Dannevirke, turn into Laws Road, right onto Top Grass Road then left onto Tamaki West Road and follow this to the car park. From here, walk 200 m to the campsite. A small creek must be crossed to get to the campsite, which may be impassable after very heavy rain.

Location

Approximately 1¾ hours south of Napier.

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1858125, N5554495
Latitude: -40.12026, Longitude: 176.02904

Fees

Free

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

Activities

Hunting, mountain biking and tracks for both experienced trampers and day walkers are available in the area.

Contacts

Te Papaioea / Palmerston North Office
Phone:   +64 6 350 9700
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   manawatu@doc.govt.nz
Address:   28 North Street
Palmerston North 4410
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11010
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
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