Introduction

Camp at the eastern edge of the forest, close to kauri trees. Look out for kiwi and short-tailed bats. This is an ideal base for day or overnight tramps.

Highlights

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shower - cold
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
20 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.

Dog access

No dogs
COVID-19 vaccination policy

Eligible people aged 12 years three months and over must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation. See COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri

Kauri dieback spreads through soil.

  • Scrub all soil off shoes and gear.
  • Use cleaning stations.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:   +64 9 407 0300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   bayofislandsbooking@doc.govt.nz
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
Postal Address:   PO Box 128
Kerikeri 0245
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