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Tāwhitokino - campground at Tawhitokino Regional Park

265 Kawakawa Bay Coast Road
Orere Point

Alerts

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.


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 2020, will be available to book from 12am on 13 June 2019.

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Cancellation and changes made to your booking may incur additional fees. See our terms and conditions before you book.

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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 campgrounds 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
  2. Have your legal guardian complete and signed 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 group under the age of 18:

You will not be unable to make bookings for our baches, lodges and bookable sites. 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 Tāwhitokino - campground

Te Ara Moana, the sea-going pathway, will have today taken you past Te Iwirahirahi Point, Ruakura Bay and Waiti Bay to the white sands of Tawhitokino Beach.

Access

Access only at low tide. From the car park at Kawakawa Bay, follow the Tawhitokino Track on foot around the rocks and over Papanui Point to the beach.

Learn more about Tawhitokino Regional Park before your visit.

Capacity and times

Sleeps

20

Maximum stay

7 nights.

Costs

Adult

$8.00 (GST inclusive)

Child

$4.00 (GST inclusive)

Infant

$0.00

Amenities

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Water

Water from streams should be boiled for three minutes.

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Vehicle and visitor limits

No campervan or vehicle access.

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Toilets

Two compost toilets.

Report a problem

Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000, or email enquiries to regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.