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Tolaga Bay camping

Restricted seasonal camping area, permit required.

Camping at Blue Waters Tolaga Bay is open.

You must have a permit before you set up camp. Apply here online.

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 Tolaga Bay at Blue Waters

Tolaga Bay is 54km from Gisborne and 280km from Opotiki.

The camping area, known as Blue Waters is at the northern end of the bay at the end of Furneaux Street.  Excellent swimming and fishing.

The Tolaga Bay Surf Life Saving Club is located in Furneaux Street. Surf lifeguard patrols operate during the peak summer period. There's a holiday park next to the Tolaga Bay Wharf.

Rubbish, recycling and waste

We are zero waste at our camping areas. No rubbish collection service is provided at the site.

Take your rubbish and recycling away with you. The closest transfer station to sort your rubbish and recycling is Tolaga Bay - see opening hours

Use the containers on site for chemical toilet waste.

Where you can camp at Tolaga Bay

Tolaga Bay

Map of restricted and prohibited camping areas in our district