Tolaga Bay

Tolaga Bay

Freedom Camping - Blue Waters



5 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

85 Basic Camping

2 Tolaga Bay



Freedom camping opens 30 September 2018

Stay just a few meters from the beach at the northern end of Tolaga Bay.

You can freedom camp in the designated area outside the summer camping season.

Camping is allowed within the designated camping area only.

Maximum stay is 3 nights over any 30 day period.

Please take your waste to the provided disposal points.


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North IslandOut EastTolaga Bay


  • Basic Camping



Svenja's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice and quiet spot. I've got my permit in one of the supermarkets. It wasn't possible to just pay for one night. The price for two is $16.50 even if you just want to stay one night. I was completely alone there in March.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Ourlot's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Go GDC! Permit needed but easy to obtain at various locations. What a stunning beach and slice of paradise on the Cape. Only stayed one night wish it was two! Safe swimming - kids had a ball. Lots of space for our camper. Quiet spot. We will be back!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Stacey Hendriks

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful spot right on the beach. Toilets and non-potable water available! Nice beach with good beginner surf and good fishing at estuary and wharf.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Philippe Chiasson


Ranking: 8/10

Awesome view, very close to the beach (1 minute walk). Nice little town, friendly people. Basic amenities. Great place for surfing (close to the wharf) and interesting history.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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GN100's avatar


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Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot by the sea - for self contained campers only. Council permit needed in advance that can be picked up from a variety of locations. Very cheap

Reviewed over 5 years ago