Tokomaru Bay Camping

Tokomaru Bay Camping

Summer campground and freedom camping

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Tokomaru Bay Camping

Summer camping at designated areas in Tokomaru Bay are open until Sunday 7 April 2019.

A permit and fee is required. Apply online for a permit

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 

About Tokomaru Bay

Tokomaru Bay is 92km from Gisborne and 242km from Opotiki. Good fishing and surfing beach, but care is required when swimming. There are 2 areas available for summer camping: 
• north end of the bay on Beach Road 
• south end of the bay, turn off on Arthur Street to Waiotu Road

Check the maps to see where you can camp at Tokomaru Bay.
Tokomaru Bay - North - Beach Road [PDF, 586 KB] 
Tokomaru Bay - South - Waiotu Road [PDF, 606 KB]

Rubbish collection for summer camping only Rubbish collection point signs

Blue rubbish bags are provided with your summer camping permit. We encourage you to recycle, take it to the nearest recycling centre.

Do not leave rubbish bags on the roadside. Take blue rubbish bags to the signposted "Collection Point" at the sign, on Mondays and Fridays. Also Wednesdays during the peak Christmas/New Year period. Rubbish is collected in the mornings. 

Freedom camping

You can freedom camp at the 2 restricted sites outside the summer camping season.

At the south end, Waiotu Rd, camping is only allowed in a self-contained vehicle.
At the north end, opposite Potae Street, camping is allowed. 

Maximum stay is 3 nights over any 30 day period.

Please take your waste to the provided disposal points.

For more information read the Freedom Camping Bylaw

Tokomaru Bay Summer Camping

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