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Otamure Bay (Whananaki) Campsite

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed here many times now, facilities are good, plenty of loos, cold water taps around the camp etc. Only cold showers, well it is a DOC camp so that's what you usually get. Take a solar shower if you like a warm shower. Camp managers ok, young lady in office getting there. Also take the walk up the...

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Thank Frances195522
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a well run campsite. All plots are clearly marked out, so you know exactly where your boundary starts and stops. The facilities are clean and cleaned daily. There is only cold water, and no power. There can be a smell from the toilets that wafts in your direction depending which way the wind is blowing. the location is...

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Thank Stephen L
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Found this tucked away place and what an amazing find it was! Can't recommend highly enough. Gorgeous absolute beachfront location. Pristinely clean facilities and a young lady who was only too keen to help her parents run the camp- even the smaller kids pitching in. Fantastic to see. Give these young people a break. They're awesome! Even the photos online...

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Thank Sally D
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Stayed for a night in mid Feb and but for having to leave for an emergency would have stayed longer. The limited facilities provided by DOC were clean and numerous. The campsite lush and absolute waterfront; the view spectacular. But the young lass in the office should be taught some people skills and have it explained to her that it...

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Thank LindsayandLeigh
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We arrived from the UK on 18th December and our son took us to your campsite on the 20th. As he had told us it was a DOC site I was a little bit worried but it was amazing! We camped right by the beach with a beautiful tree in front of us. We went out fishing in our boat...

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Thank Lynda G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Happy to return to Otamure beach alongside two french friends camping in a tent. DOC have upgraded the facilities in the last 3 years and there is now a resident managing couple, Craig and Paulette, who are so helpful and gave some timely advice to rookie campers. Very clean odour free composting toilets, cold showers and drinking water in beautifully...

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Thank Anne H
Villefranche-du-Perigord, France
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We stayed two nights in this DOC Campsite with a campervan and a tent, 10$ per person just in front of nice beach, with clean facilities what else ? Of course there is no hot shower, no power, no BBQ but it's a DOC Campsite not a normal campsite. Then Paulette and Craig are two friendly and helpful people, we...

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Thank OurOwnWay
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night there and it was enought, lot of people "factory campground" your place is very smart and you must stay inside between 1.5meter or this side,.this side, this side ! Cold shower.. Sucks.. No right for bbq gas or fire, and nothing for do one (holidays without bbq).. Really ? Behind the campground you have the ocean...

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1Thank Cyril F
Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2014

DOC ( Department of Conservation ) Campground. This camp is a great place for 3 or 4 days of just pure laziness, just pitch your tent and soak up the view from the front door of your tent ( or RV ). It`s just a 1 minute walk to the lovely white sandy beach, which is safe for swimming. The...

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3Thank Tiki-Tourin-Tardis
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We experienced a cheap family holiday at Otamure Bay. The facilities were clean, the camp operators were friendly, and the atmosphere was superb!!! Will need to book on line (in early September) to reserve a spot. The place was safe for the kids to roam around and people were extremely friendly. Wonderful beaches you can visit if you feel like...

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Address: Rockell Road | Whananaki, Whangarei, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
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“Take the short hike to the next bay over the hill. You won't be sorry!”
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