Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 26 December to 8 February inclusive.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
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.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.