COVID-19 Alert Level 2 – Accommodation information
Holiday parks and the Waiheke Backpackers Hostel are open for bookings with COVID-19 alert level measures and protocols in place.
Baches, campgrounds and lodges are open from 10am Monday 8 March 2021.
We will be reinstating our standard cancellation and amendment rules under Alert Level 2. Customers wishing to cancel or amend can do so online via their MyAuckland accounts.
Customers who have not started their planned stay over Alert Level 3 (28 Feb-6 Mar 2021 inclusive) that have not amended or cancelled these bookings will require a manual refund for the nights affected, and we will advise if details are required.
If you haven't received cancellation communications, please email
The campground is situated on a working farm, containing regenerating native forest.
The campground is a large grassed and north-facing open area with spectacular views.
A disc golf course is also located within the Pae o te Rangi working farm.
Check for open and closed tracks and help protect our kauri
We have closed large sections of the Waitākere Ranges to prevent the spread of kauri dieback.
When you visit our parks, you need to clean your footwear and equipment to avoid transferring disease from one area to another.
Find open and closed tracks and read about protecting our kauri.
No vehicle access
This campground can only be accessed by foot.
Pae o te Rangi campground - View of the campground.
Pae o te Rangi campground - Picnic tables.
Pae o te Rangi campground - Entrance to the campground.
Pae o te Rangi campground - Tent and view.
Pae o te Rangi campground - Campground open space and notice board.
Falls Road, Waitākere
Directions and access
You can access the campground by foot from two locations.
Te Henga Road, Waitākere
Access the campground from the stockyards and car park at 114 Te Henga Road. Here you will find an information board and locked gate. Continue beyond the gate on foot.
The walk from the car park to the campground is 1.1km (20 minutes) along a farm road. The road can be slippery in wet weather.
Long Road, Waitākere
You can also access the campground via Long Road.
Park to the side of the turnaround before the locked gate at the end of the sealed section of Long Road. Walk up the gravelled road then turn left down the Whatitiri Track for another 350m. The track is steep at points. Follow the farm track around and up to the right, to the campground gate.
See more about
Cascade Kauri, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park
Availability and prices
Other ways to book your accommodation
Maximum number of people
$9.50 (GST inclusive)
$4.50 (GST inclusive)
Bookings can only be made six months in advance for campgrounds. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.
From 17 December to 31 January: group bookings are limited to a maximum of 10 people.
From 1 February to 16 December: group bookings are limited to a maximum of 15 people.
Find out about booking changes and cancellations, and booking if you are under 18, on How to book accommodation.
Information about the park
Map of Cascade Kauri, Waitākere Ranges Regional Park
Report a problem
Report a non-urgent problem at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/report-it. Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000 to report an urgent problem. Email general enquiries and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.