Freedom camping opens Sunday 29 September and closes Monday 21 April 2014. No overnight camping is permitted after this date. Apply for a permit to camp here.
Tolaga Bay is 54km from Gisborne and 280km from Opotiki. The freedom camping area, known as Blue Waters, is at the northern end of the bay at the end of Ferneaux Street.
There is also a camping ground by the wharf.
Excellent swimming and fishing.
Here's a map showing where you can camp at Tolaga Bay