Waikawau Bay is the largest DOC campsite. It is very popular over the summer months and Easter with families spanning generations, returning year after year. The campsite is fantastic for families, with around one third of all campers being children.
Waikawau Bay is an expansive campground with a capacity of 1,250 people. Number of unpowered/tent sites - 323 (maximum 5 per site) Number of powered sites - 21 in zone 4 (maximum 5 per site).
Non-power sites: Adult $13; child (5–17) $6.50, infants free
Power sites (Waikawau Bay DOC Camp only) : Adult $16.00; child $8.00, infants free
NZMCA DOC pass: Adult $3; child $1 (for powered sites)
Pack in Pack out with food scrap bins available for Composting, Worm farms and Bokashi
Minimum site fee (19 Dec–8 Feb inclusive): $26 non-powered; $32 powered
96 Waikawau Beach Rd