Dickey Flat Campsite

Dickey Flat Campsite

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park


40 Rankers Reviews

11 Face-to-Face

12 Waihi


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Dickey Flat & Crown Track


Dickey Flat Camping Ground is a large camp site located next to the Waitawheta River. There are heaps of walks to do in this area as well as some primo mountain biking all through the Karangahake Gorge. Lots of goldmining history to explore and the Waihi township is only about 12km away, where you can get all kinds of amenities and go to the beach. Enjoy! No fires please.


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North IslandBay of PlentyWaihi


  • Basic Camping


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Ellen's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice secluded and quiet spot. Drop toilets and lots of walks near by.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Julian's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

A good family-friendly spot, perfect if you're just getting into camping. The river has plenty of safe spots for children and adults to swim in.

The only negative is it gets very busy, especially with people doing day trips for picnics and swimming.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in February 2020

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Kim Provent's avatar

Kim Provent

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful place, near the owharoa falls. Many opportunities to swim. Be careful of the insects thought, and the rather unclean toilets.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Iris's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Nice campsite with a lot of swimming holes. Gets pretty crowded but everyone is quiet by the time you're asleep. Alcohol ban is in effect.
Vault toilets and the water supply is the creek.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Rowanna's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Busy little place, need to get in early to get a good spot under the trees. River has some nice shallow spots for the little ones and a nice deep pool for big kids and a good amount of toilets.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Agnieszka's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

A nice place in the middle of a canyon. A lot of place for a tent and the toilet is all you need. Leave the fee in the iron ranger and be happy you support the reservate.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Nik's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Big camp ground with toilets. Loads of room under the trees for tents. Lots of space for cars on level gravel patch. Managers come by every day around 7pm so make sure you have filled your form and paid. 8$ per person.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Anders Knutsson


Ranking: 9/10

Very good hiking trails. Beautiful place with a nice river to swim in. Come early.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Nick Morrison

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