Gisborne District Council operates registered summer campgrounds during daylight savings months.
The summer campgrounds are currently closed.
Summer camping will reopen with the start of daylight savings on Sunday 27 September 2015.
No freedom camping is allowed at these registered summer campground locations.
Please refer to the freedom camping bylaw for our district.
We do not take reservations for any camping spots.
One permit is issued for up to 6 people, your permit will cost:
• $16 for 2 nights (up to 2 nights - 1 rubbish bag)
• $31 for 10 nights (over 2 up to 10 nights - 5 rubbish bags)
• $66 for 28 nights (over 10 up to 28 nights - 14 rubbish bags)
The permit charge is for the disposal of solid and liquid waste.
Additional rubbish bags cost $2 each.
For more information, rubbish pick up times, download the Summer Camping Brochure
Purchase a camping permit online - request a permit
Or purchase from the following outlets:
The summer camping areas are along our coastline and one is on the inland road to Wairoa. The links will give you a map and more details about the location. This map will show you all the summer camping areas in our district.
The areas are:
We regularly have inspectors at all our sites.
All you need apart from your camping gear is:
Rubbish bags are provided with your permit. For details about rubbish collection and times, read the brochure.
Read the summer camping brochure for more information about camp site requirements and rubbish collection pick-up times.
Dogs are allowed at your camp site but:
Beaches are public places - all road rules apply