Trounson Kauri Park Campground

Image: Brian Dobbie | ©

Introduction

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

Campsite overview

Access

  • Boat
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Cookers/electric stove
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Powered sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap
  • Wheelchair accessible
12 non-powered/tent sites
8 powered sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.
  • Help stop kauri dieback

    Kauri dieback disease is killing our native kauri. It spreads by soil movement, but you can help prevent it.

    • Stay away from kauri tree roots.
    • Clean your gear before and after visiting kauri forest.

About this campsite

Facilities

  • Communal kitchen with cookers/electric stoves

Getting there

Turn off SH12 just north of Kaihu onto Trounson Park Road and follow this for 7 km. 

Alternatively, turn off SH12 just south of Waipoua Forest onto Katui Road (gravel) and follow for this 8.5 km. 

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1658996, N6046743

Fees

Non-powered site
  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Powered site

  • Adult (18+ years): $18 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $9 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Minimum fee per site is two adults.

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot be used at this campsite.

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

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

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. 

Contacts

Te Tai Kauri / Kauri Coast Office
Phone:   +64 9 439 3450
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   dargaville@doc.govt.nz
Address:   150 Colville Road
Dargaville
Postal Address:   150 Colville Road
RD7
Dargaville 0377
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