Te tōpuni ki te Tāhuna o Waihau

Waihau Beach - Loisels camping

Summer camping permit and fee required

Summer camping at Waihau Beach is closed and reopens Labour weekend.

No freedom camping at any time.

About Waihau Beach

Waihau Beach also known as Loisels, is approximately 42km from Gisborne city.

The camping area is 6km from the state highway turn-off, at the northern end of the bay at the end of Waihau Road.

Excellent surfing, fishing, diving and swimming.

Check the map to see where you can camp at Waihau Beach.

Rubbish collection Rubbish collection point sign

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 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.