Trounson Kauri Park Campground

Image: Brian Dobbie | ©


A serviced campground in the Kauri Coast area. Camp beside a small but beautiful kauri stand. There are many walking tracks nearby.


Campsite overview


  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan


  • Forest


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Cookers/electric stove
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Powered sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible
12 non-powered/tent sites
8 powered sites


  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

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

About this campsite


  • Communal kitchen with cookers/electric stoves

Getting there

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


Non-powered site

  • Adult (18+ years): $20 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $10 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Powered site

  • Adult (18+ years): $23 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $11.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free


DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.


2020/2021 bookings

Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Bookings are required all year. 

Book Trounson Kauri Park Campground online

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.


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. 


Whangarei Office
Phone:   +64 9 470 3300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   2 South End Ave
Whangarei 0110
Postal Address:   PO Box 842
Whangarei 0140
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