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Tawhitokino campground at Tawhitokino Regional Park

265 Kawakawa Bay Coast Road
Orere Point


Help protect our kauri trees

We have closed large sections of our parks network 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. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

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Booking information

Bookings can only be made six months in advance for campgrounds and baches, and 12 months in advance for lodges. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.

Booking with an underage group

Baches, lodges and bookable picnic sites cannot be booked by people under 18 years of age. You can only use these sites with appropriate supervision.

Camping sites can be booked by groups of people under 18 years of age, but you need parental consent. Read the rules about getting a camping pass for unsupervised groups under the age of 18.

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 Tawhitokino 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 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



Maximum stay

7 nights.



$9.00 (GST inclusive)


$4.50 (GST inclusive)






Water from streams should be boiled for three minutes.


Vehicle and visitor limits

No campervan or vehicle access.



Two compost toilets.

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Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000, or email enquiries to