Bookable facilities

Information

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 this summer

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
Directions

About Tunnel Point Campground

This campground is only accessible by foot.

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Whatipu' (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: 20
Max stay (peak): 7 nights
Max stay (off-peak): 7 nights
Toilets: 1
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.

Contact

For more information please contact us at the Auckland Council or email regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz


Directions

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.

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