Freedom camping is only allowed outside of the daylight saving period - between Easter weekend to the start of daylight savings. See the freedom camping information
Kaiaua Beach is 60km from Gisborne and 274km from Opotiki. The beach is 6km from the state highway turn-off.
Excellent beach for fishing and swimming.
Check the map to see where you can camp at Kaiaua Beach [PDF, 497 KB]
Rubbish collection for summer camping only
Blue rubbish bags are provided with your permit. We encourage you to recycle, take it to the nearest recycling centre.
Do not leave rubbish bags on the roadside. Take your blue rubbish bags to the signposted areas on Mondays and Fridays. Also Wednesdays during the peak Christmas/New Year period. Rubbish is collected in the mornings.
You can freedom camp in the designated area outside the summer camping season.
Camping is allowed only within the designated camping area.
Maximum stay is 3 nights over any 30 day period.
Please take your waste to the disposal points.
For more information read the Freedom Camping Bylaw