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Te Wharau (Malua Bay) campground at Duder Regional Park

933R North Road


Help protect our kauri trees
We have closed large sections of our parks network to prevent the spread of kauri dieback. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

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You need to know

Help protect our kauri trees

You need to clean your footwear and equipment before visiting our parks. This will help prevent the spread of weeds and plant diseases such as Kauri dieback.

We have closed large sections of our parks network to prevent the spread of kauri dieback. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

Booking information

You can book our campgrounds and baches up to six months in advance (12 months for lodges) from the day you intend to arrive up until the maximum stay limit for your chosen option.

Availability refreshes at 12am (midnight) daily. So for example, a 7 night campground booking from 13 to 20 December 2019, will be available to book from 12am on 13 June 2019.

Booking with an underage group

Campground bookings for an unsupervised group under the age of 18:

You will need consent to make a campground booking when your group is aged 16 years and 17 years.

You will need to:

  1. Download our Regional Parks: Parental Consent Form (PDF 87KB)
  2. Have your legal guardian complete and sign the form.
  3. Supply your completed form when you make your booking.

For health and safety reasons, bookings for groups of people aged 15 years and under are not allowed without appropriate supervision.

All other bookings for unsupervised groups under the age of 18:

Baches, lodges and bookable sites may not be booked by people under 18. You may only use these sites with appropriate supervision.

How you can dispose of your waste

All our regional parks are rubbish free. Take all rubbish and recycling with you when you leave.

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About Duder - Te Wharau (Malua Bay) campground

Located on the secluded Te Wharau (Malua Bay), this campgrounds has flat, undulating grass terraces. A feature of the site are the two large poplars, known as "Baileys Hammock". The sea kayak based campground is for those paddling along Te Ara Moana.


Accessed by sea kayak only, there is no vehicle or walking access.

Learn more about Duder Regional Park before your visit.

Capacity and times



Maximum stay

Two nights

Check-in time


Check-out time




$8.00 (GST inclusive)


$4.00 (GST inclusive)









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



Tap on hill (near toilet). Boil water for three minutes before use.


Bedroom configuration



Power supply



Fire restrictions

Use concrete pad when using gas cookers. No fires permitted at all times.



One compost toilet.



Take all rubbish home. No bins or rubbish disposal facilities here.

You may


You may not

Anything other than tents.

Map of Duder Regional Park