Beach Front Camping Ground

Beach Front Camping Ground




5 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

97 Basic Camping

41 Auckland




Tents only. No campervans or caravans.

Tapapakanga Campsite might be hard to say but don't let that put you off. It is a stunning beachfront location.

An old working farm that is now gifted to the people. This place is makes for a great overnight stay.


Feature Value Info


North IslandAuckland RegionAuckland


  • Basic Camping





  • Unpowered Campsite

    Max persons: 40. Max stay: 7 nights.

    Adult $15/day
    Child $6/day


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Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful, remote campground. Facilities very basic, with longdrop toilet, open-air cold shower and drinking water. However, everything clean, and with an awesome beach. You can watch the sunrise over Coromandel from your tent! I'd definitely recommend it.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Simon Grigor

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Brilliant wee camp spot, amazing views, decent facilities and not too busy

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Hendrik Rother


Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly and helpful ranger, nice scenery, beach front.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Judith & John Bishop

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

This is an awesome campsite which unfortunately is not now available to motorhomes. There were just 6 motorhome sites on the beach front, well out of the public use area. The camp sites are further up the hill and motorhomes are not allowed there. The new motorhome camp sites are far away from anywhere.
The beach is very tidal but when the tide is in its lovely swimming. Good kayaking area.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in January 2011

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Only an hours drive south of Auckland, the Tapapakanga beachfront campsite is a beaut. Park up right on the beach amongst ancient pohutukawa trees. Check out the historic homestead and choose from a variety of walks that meander around the park.

Reviewed over 9 years ago