IntroductionCamp behind the sand dunes of Uretiti Beach, a sandy surf beach.
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Shelter for cooking
- Shower - hot
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - treated, suitable for drinking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Walking and tramping
28 December – 1 January: Minimum 3 night stay.
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
- Hot showers are $2 coin-operated.
- Recycling facilities available.
- Camp office hours are 8:30 am – 9:00 pm. Contact Uretiti campsite on +64 9 432 1051.
- Camp gates and barrier arms are locked from 9:00 pm – 7:00 am.
- Camp hosts are on-site all year.
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings for 1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024 will open in 2023. The opening date will be announced on this page in late March 2023.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
Bookings are required all year. Book well in advance for the busy summer season. .
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for the number of people in your party – there are no designated sites. Find space for your party on arrival.
There is a minumum 3-night stay from 28 December – 1 January.
Uretiti Beach lies between Whangārei and Waipu on Northland's East Coast.
Drive on SH1 5 km north of Waipu or 34 km south of Whangārei, turn off at the signpost. Follow road to beach and camp.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1731842, N6022426
Latitude: -35.93379305, Longitude: 174.45998112
Rubbish and recycling
From 1 February 2023 this campsite will be operating a ‘pack in, pack out’ policy for waste. There will be no rubbish collection. This includes compost and recycling.
Uretiti Recycling Centre is located on Tip Road, a 4 km drive from the campsite.
|Phone:||+64 9 470 3300|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
2 South End Ave
PO Box 842
|Full office details|
|Uretiti Beach Campsite|
|Phone:||+64 9 432 1051|