Closed after Easter to Labour weekend.
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
You need to book ahead. Campsite Pass bookings must be completed before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, campground staff (if present) may be able to make the booking for you if space is available. There is a $10 charge for this service. To avoid any disappointment book well in advance.
Bookings are open for stays from 22 October 2021 to 30 April 2022.
Bookings are required from 21 September - 30 April.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
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.
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.