Puriri Bay (Whangaruru North Head...

Unpowered Campsite


Number of tent sites - 93. The campsite overlooks the mouth of Whangaruru Harbour.

Water from tap
Showers (cold)

We recommend you make a booking during the busy summer season.

To provide a fair and equal opportunity for all potential campers, only one site may be booked per booking session.

• Backcountry hut pass does not apply
• Campervan access/eligible for NZMCA pass (except during exemption period)
• Camp office hours are 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
• Camp gates and barrier arms are locked from 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
• Recycling facilities available
• Camp hosts on site from Labour Weekend to first Saturday after Easter
• Last 2 km single lane
• Weather conditions will limit access to the grassed areas over winter
• Foot access only from the car park 10 June – 30 November

Campers staying in the camp are required to purchase a $2.00 rubbish bag to assist with the costs associated with the disposal of rubbish and recyclable items.





  • Adult

    18 years and over.

  • Child

    5-17 years. 0-4 years are FREE.

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 😍

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