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Turihaua Beach Camping

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Turihaua Beach Camping

Summer camping at Turihaua Beach is for a limited period only - from 26 December to 1 February.  

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

No overnight camping that includes Freedom Camping, between 2 February to 25 December. 

About Turihaua Beach

Turihaua Beach is located approximately 16km from Gisborne city.  The camping area is either side of the bridge.  Good swimming and fishing.

During the Christmas holiday period a 70 km/hr speed restriction is in place on the state highway in this area to protect campers. 
For safety reasons no tents or caravans are allowed to be set up within 10 metres of the edge of the road. No vehicle can park within 5m of the edge of the road.  The area will be marked out with 5 and 10 metre lines.

Rubbish collection Rubbish collection point signs

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

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

Check the map to see where you can summer camp at Turihaua Beach [PDF, 889 KB]

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