Cable Bay Campsite

Cable Bay Campsite

Urupukapuka Island

99%

6 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

5 Basic Camping

1 Russell

Accommodation

Online Maps

FREE Header

Camping NZ NEW

Welcome to New Zealand's most comprehensive database of freely available camping information. This is the only travel map of its kind in NZ.

Photos

Information

Situated on a pest free island, so please leave your rats at home! From Otehei Bay, turn right at the end of the wharf and follow the archaelogical walk towards the southern end of the island which takes about 30 mins. Look for the white triangle marker in the bay.

Details

Feature Value Info

Organisation

DOC Northland

Central government organisation

Location

North IslandNorthlandRussell

Categories

  • Basic Camping

Reviews

Laura D's avatar

Laura D

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Stunning views and a really nice bay to swim in.

This bay is a lot quieter than the larger Urupukapuka bay campsite, which was full of jetskis when we visited during the school holidays, however is probably a 20 min walk with a couple of hills from Otehei Bay where the ferry comes in.

The site is well maintained and there is a very refreshing cold shower to get clean after the saltwater. Lots of shade around the edge of the campground when needed.

Needs booking on DOC website.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Avoid Camping Fines!

Each camping location is approved by a regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

The Rankers Camping NZ app, is also in association with…

Hya@nztrip's avatar

Hya@nztrip

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice campground and beaches

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Fahl's avatar

Fahl

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Incredibly friendly owner, very personal and welcoming; clean amenities, large and well equipped kitchen.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in December 2012

Camping NZ App Icon

Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

Download from the App Store Download Android app on Google Play

Angela's avatar

Angela

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

Great beaches.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

Pat's avatar

Pat

England

Ranking: 9/10

Small site, excellent facilities on this site, helpful people.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in February 2009

DOC Managed

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 😍

Cymen Crick's avatar

Cymen Crick