Introduction

Diverse vegetation surrounds the campsite. Watch for fantails, tūī, bellbirds, whiteheads, riflemen and kākāriki. There are short walks, day trips and tramps nearby.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
15 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Getting there

Family camping at Waikawa.
Enjoy the basics of camping with the family

Turn east onto North Manakau Rd, 9 km north of Otaki on SH1. Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: NZTM2000, E1789764, N5489809
Latitude: -40.72079136, Longitude: 175.24682612

Fees

Free

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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