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.

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Fire pit/place for campfires (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
Stop kauri disease and protect kauri
  • 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:   bayofislands@doc.govt.nz
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
Postal Address:   PO Box 128
Kerikeri 0245
Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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