Tunnel Point Campground is located in Whatipu regional park
Please note that booking hours for regional parks campgrounds, SCC campgrounds, SCC parking areas, baches and bookable sites is as follows:
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
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.
This campground is only accessible by foot.
For more information please contact us at the Auckland Council or email
Closest access is from the main car park at Karekare. Walk around Karekare point at low to mid tide only. Then walk along Whatipu Beach south and head inland at Tunnel Point. Follow the track along the edge of the swamp, near the cliffs then follow the Pararaha Valley Track to the campsite.
View larger map
Help make Auckland the best place inthe world to work, play, study and invest.