Bookable facilities

Whakanewha SCC parking area


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.

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 Whakanewha SCC parking area

Summer and Winter: Self contained campervans can stay for one night in the SCC parking area. The Poukaraka Flats vehicle based campground offers up to seven nights stay for self contained vehicles. Can park in main parking area only as conditions allow.

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Whakanewha' (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 vehicles: 5
Max stay (peak): 1 nights
Max stay (off-peak): 1 nights


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


Take the ferry from Central Auckland to Waiheke Island (car ferries from Half Moon Bay and a passenger ferry from Pine Harbour are also available). From the ferry, catch a shuttle bus from Matiatia to the park or catch the Rocky Bay bus and get off at Gordo.

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