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.

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.

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.

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.

Communal kitchen

Situated about 100 metres away from the glamping tents is a fully equipped communal kitchen complete with gas hobs, microwave, fridge, freezers, toasters and kettles. A great place to cook up some good food in great company. Clean up is a whizz with washing liquid provided. There’s also a filtered water tap handy to help you keep hydrated and a compost bin that we use for gardening.

Laundry room

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

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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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Stay connected with us #TatapouriBay

Celebrating the amazing Ying and her retirement 🎉 Her work ethic has been nothing short of an inspiration as a core part of our team for ages. She's been keeping Tatapouri squeaky clean and even smiling while she is at it. It's been a privilege for all of us to work with her over the years and we wish her nothing but the most relaxing, enjoyable future. Love from us all 💕
Our Zen Cabins are the perfect place for a yoga filled weekend as shown by the lovely, Tati 🥰 Ps. A friendly reminder that there will be no yoga tomorrow (Saturday) so we can save ourselves for Sunday 😊
It was a summer to remember with people travelling from near and far to see the sunrise Gisborne is famous for 🌞 Ps. Happy Easter Weekend friends 🐣
There's plenty to smile about with these surroundings! Fields of gold to your right and a big blue ocean out front. Our Tiny home is the perfect place to make some unforgettable memories 🤗
New Shirt Alert 🤩 As shown by the lovely Tati, we have fresh Tatapouri merch in two new colours. Available for purchase from our reception.
Become part of the Tatapouri Team 🙌 Seeking a wonderful human to come be a part of the magic. 🌟 The Opportunity: We are currently seeking a part-time Cleaning/Reception Superstar to join our team for 24-26 hours per week, with increased hours during the summer and coverage for staff leave. The role is weekend and mid-week shifts, allowing you to maintain your side hustle/additional job while enjoying some financial stability. 💰 What We Offer: Living wage Exciting staff benefits Free on-site yoga classes over the summer A supportive workplace 🌈 Your Responsibilities: As a crucial member of our team, you'll collaborate with our Housekeeping & Ops Manager to ensure accommodations are ready for daily guest check-ins. Your tasks will include cleaning various areas such as accommodation and facility buildings, long-term units, and occasional weeding/light ground work. While in the reception you will be checking guest, answering emails and helping with guest enquiries. 👍 Ideal Candiate Attributes A positive can-do attitude Openness to perform a variety of cleaning tasks with care and high standards Previous customer service and computer experience Prior cleaning experience 📧 How to Apply: If you're feeling excited about this new prospect, please send your resume along with a brief introduction about yourself to: info@tatapouri.co.nz
Ready, shreddy, go! Okay that was cringe... Feel free to come up with a better caption 😂
International Women's Day is on the horizon 🌅 To celebrate, the wonderful @tatiadiass is offering a Gentle Vinyasa Yoga Class here at Tatapouri for all you amazing ladies 🧘‍♂️ Join us beachfront on the Friday 8th March at 9am for this magical (and free) event ✨
Gaze upon fields of gold from the comfort of our Tiny Home 🙌 The perfect oasis for a relaxing vacation 😌
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