Beach Front Camping Ground

Beach Front Camping Ground



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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.


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Auckland Council

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North IslandAuckland RegionAuckland


  • Basic Camping


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Hine Stephens

Ranking: 10/10

Dec 17, 2018. Remote location and yet not to far away from mod cons. Two families getting out of Auckland for a few days before Xmas day and before the Xmas rush. Outside shower, long drop toilet (very clean) water taps placed around the grounds and also free BBQs . Fresh water stream. Natural surroundings, beautiful scenic views of land and water. Definitely return. Thank you Auckland Council for maintaining the amenities and grounds.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2018

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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 over 6 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 over 7 years ago

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Hendrik Rother


Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed about 9 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 over 9 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 about 12 years ago