Piropiro Campsite

Piropiro Campsite

Pureora Forest Park



4 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

295 Basic Camping

13 Te Kuiti



Piropiro Camping Ground


Piropiro Camping Ground is a great place from which to access the Pureora Forest Park. Go hunting, tramping or mountain biking - this place is especially handy to access sections of the NZ Cycle Trail. Basic facilities available, please take all your rubbish with you.


Feature Value Info


North IslandWaikatoTe Kuiti


  • Basic Camping
  • Free






Doreen Gendel's avatar

Doreen Gendel


Ranking: 10/10

Gravel road access, but really worth to go there. Have a walk to the hangbridge (amanzing, 150m long). Big site, little stream, oven for cooking.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Nigel Shaw

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

Back to basic camping, great if you like the remoteness and DOC style campgrounds (which I do). Good base for hunting etc, long drop toilets, shelter, fireplace.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Clive's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 5/10

A 14 km drive on a gravel road takes you to a very large clearing in the forest. Plenty of room for the 20 maximum sites stated, but (according to locals) can be taken over by hunters and/or cyclists. Basic facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Stefanny Ling


Ranking: 6/10

Basic free site that required driving through hazardous logging operation for a long while on windy gravel roads.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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