Whangaruru campsite, Puriri Bay
Image: Brandon Koger

Introduction

Overlooking the mouth of Whangaruru Harbour, this campsite has sheltered waters for swimming and boating activities, and a series of interconnected walks.

Highlights

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shower - cold
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible
90 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Dog access

No dogs

Video

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri

Kauri dieback spreads through soil.

  • Scrub all soil off shoes and gear.
  • Use cleaning stations.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Puriri Bay Campsite Office
Phone: +64 9 433 6160
Email: puriribay@gmail.com 
Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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