Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Bookings are open for stays to 30 June 2021.
Bookings are planned to open in May 2021, for stays that require bookings from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. The specific date that bookings will open will be added to this page, at least two weeks prior to the date.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
From the south, turn off SH12 just north of Kaihu onto Trounson Park Road, 35 km north of Dargarville, and follow this for 7 km.
From the north, turn off SH12 just south of Waipoua Forest onto Katui Road (gravel), 40 km south of Opononi and follow for this 8.5 km.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1658996, N6046743
The campsite is nestled right on the edge of Trounson Kauri Park where you can access an easy 40-minute walk taking you past spectacular kauri trees and clear streams.