Reviews and travel ratings on Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park in New Zealand (91% from 7 reviews)

Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park

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Marleen and Dave

Marleen and Dave

Te Haruhi Bay campsite is located at the tip of Whangaparaoa Peninsula. It's a stunning spot with a bit of character provided by its resident peacocks.

Native birds have migrated from nearby Tiritiri Matangi Island sanctuary and a number of walks with good views are on offer.

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Phone: (09) 301 0101

Phone (intl): +64 9 301 0101

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6 reviews with the most recent first

Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park
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Banne Hausen

Ranking: 10/10

For that price (6 NZD p.p.) you get excellent facilities in a beautiful setting. Great day-walks around the peninsula...

For that price (6 NZD p.p.) you get excellent facilities in a beautiful setting. Great day-walks around the peninsula. Good opportunities to swim in the sea since it's very still here. Great view across the bay to Auckland skyline. Self-contained area and camping area (incl. vehicles). Showers and dump point available at camping ground.
Beware: On weekends it can be very crowded since it's so close to the city. And it can get quite windy.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park
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Dave Ruijter

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

We're two adults with an SCC and paid $12, good price considering! Campground is clean, very nice and very neat. If y...

We're two adults with an SCC and paid $12, good price considering! Campground is clean, very nice and very neat. If you walk 200m you're at the beach with a very beautiful view. Toilets are clean. BBQ available. No showers. One special thing about this campground: it has a gate with a numeric lock, and you won't get the code - and thus won't enter - until your creditcard payment is taken care of. It took us 30 min. and multiple phone calls.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park
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David Restell

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We stayed here for 1 night but could easily have stayed longer. It was $6pp.
+ Loads of parking space,
+ BBQs,
+ Faci...

We stayed here for 1 night but could easily have stayed longer. It was $6pp.
+ Loads of parking space,
+ BBQs,
+ Facilities clean and tidy and open all night,
+ The views from this place are fantastic, well worth a walk or ride around up to the lookout point,
+ Very friendly rangers about if you need any help,
+ Running water,
+ Nice and cheap for all you getting,
+ Friendly peacocks about.
Would and might stay here again when back that way

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in January 2013

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Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park
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Jochem Snyders

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

North of Auckland. Only cold showers and no facilties - but the view, the hills and the ocean make up for it!

North of Auckland. Only cold showers and no facilties - but the view, the hills and the ocean make up for it!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2012

Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park
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Mike1952

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A really nice site run by Auckland Council. Lots of space, clean loos and cold showers. Nice walks and nice beach....

A really nice site run by Auckland Council. Lots of space, clean loos and cold showers. Nice walks and nice beach. Lots of interesting birdlife. Great place for first night(s) if you are landing in Auckland. Be sure and visit the Titiri bird Island which departs from the next bay round.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Te Haruhi Bay Camping Ground - Shakespear Regional Park
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Marc_N

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic campsite with a view of Auckland in the distance, tracks are excellent.

Fantastic campsite with a view of Auckland in the distance, tracks are excellent.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2009