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. See fire rules on conservation land.

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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