Non-powered Campsite

Back to nature, back to basics. Enjoy the fun and freedom of a non-powered campsite for a magical night under the stars. Wake up to the magnificence of Rā, the rising sun emerging from the horizon.


  • Absolute beachfront campground
  • Spacious sites
  • Situated on flat, grassy area
  • Access to communal bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry
  • BBQ area nearby
  • Pets, extra vehicles, trailers or boats by arrangement

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Facilities

Wi-Fi

If you need to access wi-fi, Tatapouri Bay offers free and unlimited access.

Kindly note we are located in an isolated area, with not phone coverage. Which means everyone will be using same wifi.

Oceanfront café

Open during the spring and summer season, enjoy a taste of Tatapouri Bay with great coffee and treats.

Currently working hours:

Saturday and Sunday: 8am to 2pm.

 

Children’s playground

Tatapouri Bay is a natural playground for all ages to enjoy but littlies can also discover swings and slides at our children’s playground.

Disability access

There is a shower and toilet available with disability access in the main facilities.

Recycling station

We are strong believers in doing our part to protect our beautiful whenua (land). You can help us by recycling paper, plastic, glass and aluminium at our on-site recycling station.

Boat ramp

Launch ready and anchors aweigh. Boaties headed out for some offshore fun have access to an on-site boat ramp. Just remember to have your safety gear and life vests on board.

BBQ facilities

Cook up some local kiwi kai (food) over the barbie and enjoy the beach vibes to the fullest. It is located in the main facilities and it is first come, first serve.

Toilet & Showers

You’ll be stoked to know hot showers come at no additional cost. That being said, we trust you’ll remain conservative in your precious water usage.

Laundry room

Two coin-operated commercial washing machines & dryer are available. A laundry line with pegs is available to hang washing outside –for the love of crisp, sun-kissed washing.

Price: $4 dollar. Machine only accept $1 dollar and $2 dollar coin. You can cash out at reception in case you need coins.

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“Great guys running this family friendly, casual motorcamp. Good facilities and right on the beach. I appreciate the hard work that has gone into upgrading recently.”

Michelle Hewson, Google

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Our little slice of paradise 🙌 Constantly evolving, changing and providing. There is nothing better than sharing it with delighted guests that come from near and far to experience the magic ✨
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