Introduction

Take a break at the northern foot of Raetea, a lowland coastal forest situated in the Mangamuka Gorge.

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
65 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Vehicle access is restricted from July to Labour Weekend – foot access only is available to the reserve and campsite during this time.

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs
Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri
  • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
  • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it's all removed before you go.
  • Use a cleaning station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Te Hiku / Kaitaia Office
Phone:   +64 9 408 6014
Fax:   +64 9 408 6019
Email:   kaitaia@doc.govt.nz
Address:   25 Matthews Ave
Kaitaia 0441
Postal Address:   PO Box 569
Kaitaia 0441
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