Only accessible on foot and with minimal facilities, this is the spot for those seeking a back to basics holiday.
The campsite is a paddock that is occassionally grazed by stock.
Maximum four night stay.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
The campsite is on Waitoetoe Road, off SH3, 35 minutes north of New Plymouth.
A slump in the road means this campsite is only accessible by foot. Park your vehicle at the Waitoetoe Road end and follow the rough track down to the camping area - approximately 300m away.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1724050, N5685995
Latitude: -38.9662. Longitude: 174.4319
Take your rubbish away with you.
There is a flush toilet onsite, you will need to bring your own toilet paper.
The campsite can be exposed to the weather - make sure you tie your tent down well!
The ocean can have tidal rips so be wary if swimming. Keep clear of the eroding cliffs along the beach. If you're going for a walk make sure you are aware of tide times so you dont get trapped against the cliffs by an incoming tide.
A perfect place for fishing, walking, surfing, swimming, relaxing or hiking the nearby Whitecliffs Walkway.