Waikahoa Bay Campsite
Image: Stephen Wynne-Jones | ©
Closed after Easter to Labour weekend.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
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
DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
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/selected on arrival.
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.