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Te tōpuni ki Tokomaru Ākau

Tokomaru Bay camping

Restricted seasonal camping area, permit required.

Camping at Tokomaru Bay opens Labour weekend.

You must have a permit before you set up camp. Apply here online, the link will be live soon.

There's no charge for a permit. You must comply with all the conditions on the permit and in the bylaw.

You need to manage your own rubbish.

Camping is allowed in tents and vehicles - chemical toilets are required.

Know the camp site rules

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's 2 camping 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

Where you can camp at Tokomaru Bay

Restricted seasonal camping area

Restricted seasonal camping area

Rubbish and recycling

We encourage zero waste.

You need to manage your own rubbish. No bags are issued with permits so you need to take your own.

You’re responsible for taking your rubbish away with you. The closest transfer station to sort your rubbish and recycling is Tokomaru Bay - see opening hours

Do not put rubbish bags on the roadside, this is illegal dumping.

Map of restricted and prohibited camping areas in our district