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Drive in and pull up to beachfront paradise at Tatapouri Bay. A place of community, natural beauty and personal touches to help you feel at home. Where you can sit back, relax and savour the day your way.


  • Location is absolute beachfront
  • Flat, grassy, spacious area to park campervan, RV or caravan
  • Access to communal bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry
  • BBQ area nearby
  • Extra vehicles, trailers or boats by arrangement
  • Pet-friendly by arrangement (check out our dog policy)

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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.

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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The cosy months are upon us 🤗 Good thing our beachfront accomodation is built for year round comfort 🙌
Fond summer memories with friends 🌞 Legs were definitely burning after this but it was well worth it.
Happy Mother's Day 💗 A friendly reminder that we're offering a 20% discount on our beachfront accomodation until 27th May to help celebrate her in all her glory and wonder ✨ Simply use the code LOVEMYMUM at checkout. Ps.She'll have access to our spa and sauna which will make relaxing soo much easier 🤗
Mothers Day Special 💕 To celebrate the incredible mommas out there we are offering 20% off our beachfront accomodation. There's nothing she probably needs more than a relaxing vacation 😉 Simply use the code LOVEMYMUM at checkout or purchase her a gift voucher.* 🤗 Gift vouchers can be purchased physically or via email. Offer available until the 27th May 2024.
Tati has a bright future in mug modelling if she fancies a career change 😉 Here she is beautifully displaying just one of the colour options. Available from reception 🙌
These Autumn swells have been treating us well 😍 #surftrip #surfnz
Our Zen Cabins are a very cosy option when it comes to Autumn vacations 🍂
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 🐣
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