Dunham Point Reserve

Dunham Point Reserve


4 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

4 Tokoroa

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Casual Camping site along the Waikato river

One permit is required for each vehicle at a camp site (maximum of six people can be covered by a permit). Campers are encourage to bring sufficient rubbish bags to suit their length of stay. From mid-December to mid-February rubbish bags will be collected from the authorised dumping point at each of the reserves on the following days:

Dunham Point - Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Permits can be obtained from the Council offices in Putāruru and Tokoroa*. Or the i-SITEs in Tokoroa and Tīrau or Pride in Putāruru office in Putāruru, or by applying online https://my.southwaikato.govt.nz/do-it-online/events-bookings/CampingPermit?ed-step=1


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North IslandWaikatoTokoroa


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Tori and James 's avatar

Tori and James

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice tucked away place next to the awa, me n hubby found a little secluded area next to water, amusing entertainment with the trout and then eels at night, good toilets and showers 👍🏽

Reviewed 5 days ago

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Danielle Codlin

Ranking: 7/10

Great location, a tad boggy in places as we are here in July.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Vanessa Leverrier


Ranking: 8/10

Difficult to find but a good place along the river.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Nigel Shaw

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

A secluded camp site beside Lake Whakamaru, set amoungst trees, lots of areas to set up camp, some small nooks and crannies for smaller tents that would give some privacy. Mens and Ladies long drop toilet, of the modern type. Gets very popular over the December / January holiday period.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in June 2013

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