Bookable facilities


Please note that booking hours for regional parks campgrounds, SCC campgrounds, SCC parking areas, baches and bookable sites is as follows:

Daylight saving: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through to Sunday
Non daylight saving: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday through to Sunday

No bookings can be taken over the phone (or in person on site) outside of these times.

No cash payments are available at any time on park. We strongly recommend that you call our contact centre in advance of your arrival on park on (09) 366 2000, option 1, to make your booking.

Animals (except aid dogs) are prohibited at all times.

If you under the age of 18 you will be required to get parental consent to make a campground booking.
Please click here to download the consent form

Remember to be a tidy Kiwi!

All our regional parks are rubbish free. Whether you call it rubbish, trash or garbage, please bag it all up and recycle it or throw it away when you return home.


About Craw Campground

Craw Campground was designed and developed for use by walkers of the Hillary Trail. The camping area is a grassed open area at the old Craw Homestead site on top of a ridge off Anawhata Road. The campground is surrounded by plantings and has a small cooking shelter.

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Anawhata' (including gate opening hours)
Bookable: View availability calendar
Cost per night:
Adult: $8.00 18 years and over
Child: $4.00 5 - 17 years
Infant: $0.00 Under 5 years
Max persons: 40
Max stay (peak): 7 nights
Max stay (off-peak): 14 nights
Toilets: Composting toilet
Non potable water: Tap water is available from tank supply. Please treat before use.
Shelter: Surrounding trees and small cooking shelter
Booking restriction period: This site can be booked up to six months from todays month. e.g. In June you may make a booking for a date in December.


For more information please contact us at the Auckland Council or email


Driving - From Piha Road, take Anawhata Road and travel approximately 10km. Campsite is signposted on the left hand side of the road. Anawhata Road is metal and is narrow and windy; please drive with care. On the Hillary Trail - Follow the trail as it rises from North Piha beach to the top and turn right onto Anawhata Road. Stay on the road until Craw Campsite (approximately a 1.4km walk).

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