Summer camping at Turihaua Beach is for a limited period only - from 26 December to 1 February.
Permit and fee required
No overnight camping allowed between 2 February to 25 December.
Turihaua Beach is located approximately 16km from Gisborne city. The camping area is either side of the bridge. Good swimming and fishing.
A speed restriction will be in place on the highway at the camping areas during the Christmas holiday period. This is to protect campers at the sites.
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.
Blue rubbish bags are provided with your permit. We encourage you to recycle, take it to the recycling centre in town.
Do not leave rubbish bags on the roadside. Take your blue rubbish bags to the signposted "Collection Point' areas 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]