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
Scenic

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 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

Contacts

Puriri Bay Campsite Office
Phone: +64 9 433 6160
Email: puriribay@gmail.com 
Whangarei Office
Phone:   +64 9 470 3300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   whangarei@doc.govt.nz
Address:   2 South End Ave
Raumanga
Whangarei 0110
Postal Address:   PO Box 842
Whangarei 0140
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