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Te Wharau (Malua Bay) campground at Duder Regional Park

COVID-19 accommodation information

Baches, lodges and self-contained vehicle sites are open for bookings.

Scheduled winter closures are in place for some campgrounds.

Auckland Council baches remain self-clean spaces. Please clean all utensils, crockery and surfaces on your arrival and departure.

To limit the potential number of contaminated surfaces, we have removed all unnecessary items e.g. books and games, to maintain a high level of hygiene and allow for thorough cleaning of all surfaces. For hygiene reasons all pillows have been removed so please ensure that you bring your own pillows.

Located on the secluded Te Wharau (Malua Bay), this campground has flat, undulating grass terraces.

A feature of the site are the two large poplars, known as "Baileys Hammock".

The site was developed as a sea kayak based campground for those paddling along Te Ara Moana kayak trail.

There is an archaeological site is next to the campground - do not camp in this area.

A short walk south along the coast will take you to the park's track network.


Closed for winter

You cannot access the campground while it is closed over the winter.

933R North Road, Clevedon

Directions and access

Remote campground accessible by sea kayak only. There is no vehicle or walking access.

Located on the south coast of the park below the paddocks.

See more about Duder Regional Park access information.

Availability and prices

Maximum number of people


Maximum stay

2 nights

Check-in time


Check-out time



$9.00 (GST inclusive)


$4.50 (GST inclusive)



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Booking information

Bookings can only be made six months in advance for campgrounds. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.
Group bookings are limited to a maximum of 10 people.

Find out about booking changes and cancellations, and booking if you are under 18, on How to book accommodation.




Tap on the hill near toilet - boil water for at least three minutes before using.


Power supply

No power supply.


Toilets and bathrooms

One compost toilet up the steps.




Dogs are prohibited at all times.



Your campsite must be clean and tidy during your stay, and when you leave.



No bins or rubbish disposal facilities. Take all rubbish and recycling with you when you leave.


Overnight vehicles and tents

You may stay in tents only.
No vehicle access.
The campground does not allow walk-ins and you must book.



Fires prohibited at all times. Use concrete pad when using gas cookers.

Information about the park

Map of Duder Regional Park

Report a problem

Report a non-urgent problem at Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000 to report an urgent problem. Email general enquiries and feedback to