All Camping

Campgrounds available for public use on Great Barrier Island.

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    Akapoua Bay Campground

    A popular family camping area near the sheltered waters of Port Fitzroy, with easy access to many of the island’s walking tracks. Camp in a sheltered bay amongst beautiful pohutukawa trees. Campsite serviced 1 December to end of February. A wharf, shop, fuel depot and post office are nearby. Access: read more

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    Awana Campground

    The Awana Campground is situated on the Awana estuary at the northern end of Awana Beach and is surrounded by farmland and dunes.  Just 300m south of one of Great Barrier Island’s most popular surf breaks. Surf, swim and sea kayak. Explore historic sites. Endangered bird species: pateke (brown teal), read more

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    Harataonga Campground

    A scenic and sheltered campground close to Harataonga Beach for snorkeling and swimming, and the Harataonga coastal walkway. Situated between two streams overlooking Overtons Beach, with shelter under mature trees. Surrounded by farmland and bush. Facilities and services Campsite serviced 1 December to end of February. Picnic shelter available. Access: read more

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    Medlands Campground

    This campsite is set back from Medlands Beach amongst mature trees. The estuary is safe for swimming and the beach is popular for surfing. Surrounded by a mix of farmland, holiday homes and sand dunes, the campsite is sheltered and overlooks a tidal stream. Campsite serviced 1 December to end read more

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    The Green Campsite

    The Green Campsite is a small campsite on the sheltered and scenic waters of Whangaparapara Harbour. This is a walk-in or boat-in campsite. Set amongst remains of timber milling, kauri logging and whaling history, The Green is the smallest DOC campground on the island. North of here is the entry read more

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    Whangapoua Campground

    Located on the edge of Whangapoua estuary, this scenic campsite is close to a popular surf break. Set in farmland overlooking the Whangapoua estuary and a popular surf beach with good fishing. There are stunning views of Mt Hirakimata and Rakitu Island. A short walk gives access to the historic read more