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Craw campground at Anawhata, Waitākere Ranges Regional Park


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 regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.

Campground designed and developed for use by walkers of the Hillary Trail.

The camping area is an open grassed area at the old Craw Homestead site on top of a ridge off Anawhata Road.

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Help protect our kauri trees

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 out which tracks are open and closed, and read more about how to Protect our kauri trees.

202 Anawhata Road, Anawhata

Directions and access

Drive approximately 10km along Anawhata Road. Drive with care - the road is metal, narrow and windy, and is not suitable for long vehicles. Signpost to the campground is on the left hand side of the road.

From the Hillary Trail - follow the trail as it rises from North Piha beach to the top and turn right onto Anawhata Road. Walk along the road for approximately 1.4km.

You will need a combination code to open the locked access gate - we will send you the combination code with your booking confirmation.

See more about Anawhata, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park access information.

Availability and prices

Maximum number of people

40

Maximum stay

7 nights

Check-in time

11am

Check-out time

11am

Adult

$9.00 (GST inclusive)

Child

$4.50 (GST inclusive)

Infant

$0.00

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Booking information

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 20 people.

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

Amenities


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Water

Tap water is available from tank supply - boil water for at least three minutes before using.

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Power supply

No power supply.

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Kitchen facilities

Small cooking shelter.

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Toilets and bathrooms

Composting toilet.

Rules


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Animals

Dogs, other animals and pets are prohibited at all times.

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Cleaning

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

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Rubbish

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

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Overnight vehicles and tents

You may stay in a tent, campervan motorhome or bus shorter than 7m. You do not need a self-contained certificate (SCC) for your vehicle to camp here.
You may not stay in a caravan or 5-wheeler.

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Fires

Fires prohibited at all times.


Information about the park


Map of Anawhata, 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 regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.