Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
9 February to 25 December
26 December to 8 February
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are open for stays from 22 October 2021 to 30 April 2022.
Bookings are required. Book well in advance for the peak period from 1 December - 28 February and for public holiday weekends.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
A minimum 3-night stay applies from 26 December to 11 January
Mimiwhangata Coastal Park is located about 48 km north-east of Whangārei.
From Whangārei, turn off SH 1 onto Russell Road. At Helena Bay turn south onto Webb Road, continue until you come to the Mimiwhangata Coastal Park turn off.
Access: From Teal Bay the road is gravel, narrow and winding. Steep 5 minute walk to campsite – all gear must be carried from the car park over the hill to the campground.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1728006, N6077000
Latitude: -35.44244321, Longitude: 174.41204155
Enjoy kayaking, swimming and relaxing.
The swimming and diving are superb, and there are some good fishing spots, but check the Marine Park Fishing Regulations.
Walkways go through neighbouring farmland.
Mimiwhangata is also a great place for bird watching – it is home to a variety of shorebirds, the endangered brown teal and there are good numbers of kiwi in the surrounding forested areas.