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Arataki Visitor Centre CSC overnight parking area at Arataki, 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.

Designated parking spots for NZS5465 certified self-contained (CSC) campervans or motorhomes only are located in the main car park. Maximum of one vehicle per booking.

You can stay one night during summer (daylight saving) and two nights during winter (non-daylight saving).

Alerts

COVID-19

Te Arataki Visitor Centre is open with capacity limits in place.

You must wear a face mask and maintain a physical distance from others.

The centre is open from 9am to 5pm daily.

Visit covid19.govt.nz for government advice on physical distancing and face masks.

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.

300 Scenic Drive, Nihotupu

Directions and access

Located in the main car park area.

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

Availability and prices

Maximum number of vehicles

8

Maximum stay

1 night in summer (daylight saving), 2 nights in winter (non-daylight saving)

Check-in time

11am

Check-out time

11am

$16.00 (GST inclusive)

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Booking information

Bookings can only be made six months in advance. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.

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

No water available - vehicles must be self-contained.

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Power supply

No power supply.

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Toilets and bathrooms

No toilets as vehicles must be self-contained.

Rules


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Animals

Dogs must be on-leash 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 certified self-contained (CSC) vehicles at this site. It must have a current NZS5465 Certified Self-Containment Certificate from Ministry for the Environment.
Motorhomes, campervans, caravans, 5 wheelers and buses must not be longer than 10m.
You may not stay in tents or portable container dwellings.

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Fires

Fires prohibited at all times.


Information about the park


Map of Arataki, 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.