Facility Category: Camping
Camping on Great Barrier Island can be a rewarding experience for the whole family.
The Department of Conservation ( DOC ) provides 6 serviced campsites with water, communal areas, showers & toilets.
Bookings are essential, Terms & Conditions apply.
For more information click here.
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 of February.
Shop and cafe approximately 4km north, and also 6km to the south of the campsite.
Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
Child (5 – 17 years): $5 per night
Infant (0 – 4 years): free
For bookings contact:
Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre
Phone: +64 9 379 6476
Address: 137 Quay Street
The estuary is safe for swimming and the beautiful beach is popular for surfing.
Vehicle access to launch boats for fishing.
No open fires permitted, bring your own cooker or gas BBQ.
Vehicle access to beach is not permitted, except at south end for boat launch.
Boil water before use.
You will be asked to leave if behaving in a disorderly or offensive way (e.g. excessive alcohol, using foul language, noisy or riotous).
Drinking in public and the public display of alcohol are not permitted.
Help stop kauri dieback.
Kauri dieback disease is killing our native kauri.
It spreads by soil movement, but you can help prevent it.
Stay away from kauri tree roots.
Clean your gear before and after visiting kauri forest.
Information courtesy of The Department of Conservation.