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.

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.

Fish cleaning area

When you’ve reeled in your catch of the day, you can clean kaimoana (seafood) in our designated fish cleaning area.

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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Wine, sunset and spa 😍 Talk about an intimate Wine, sunset and spa 😍 Talk about an intimate catch up with nature. ​ ​Thanks for the wonderful capture @marichankobe 🙌
What a view to wake up to! We are so close to anno What a view to wake up to! We are so close to announcing the grand opening of our Zen Cabins. Thank you all for your patience, we promise they are worth the wait 😍
Nathan capturing the sunrise in his undies because Nathan capturing the sunrise in his undies because good content doesn't sleep 🙌 Happy Birthday for yesterday to this legend who is Tatapouri's manager/graphic designer/ videographer/handyman/barista (the list goes on).  Hoping the next year around the sun is an extra special one 🌞
Howdy campers! Just a friendly reminder that our g Howdy campers! Just a friendly reminder that our glamping tents have been packed away for the colder months, though we hugely appreciate your interest 🤗 However, you are most welcome to book in for next summer. Simply head over to our website to find available dates for your dream escape 🙌
A pretty majestic way to start the day watching th A pretty majestic way to start the day watching the world's first sunrise. Thank you for the incredible capture @globaladmirer 🙏
Presenting Miss Retro Caravan 2021 👸 Shanti h Presenting Miss Retro Caravan 2021 👸 Shanti has done some extreme caravan makeover's this summer and her vision/work ethic continue to amaze us. She's well on her way to take out next years pageant at this rate!
A special thanks from us for all the love and supp A special thanks from us for all the love and support at our cafe over this summer! We made it team crikey. Now it's time to recoup, reset and start dreaming up lots of fun and excitement for the next busy season (Re-opening Labour Weekend) 👍 Ps. Ideas are always welcome dear ones.
Where the light first touches 🙌What a privileg Where the light first touches 🙌What a privilege it is to see these magical sunrises on our doorstep, especially now that they aren't so early (got to admit that's a bonus of shorter days).
Important Announcement - This is the last weekend Important Announcement - This is the last weekend of our cafe for the season and we're going out with a community jam session 🤗 We'll have a few musicians holding down the space but we're open to all talent (or lack of) to bring their instruments and join in. So grab your guitar, a couple of spoons or what have you and join us this Sunday 2nd May 🙌
A beautiful full moon moment from a cacao ceremony A beautiful full moon moment from a cacao ceremony held by @inner.vibrance 💫 It's a joy to witness such events where wonderful people come together to celebrate their magic in accordance with the earths.
Candid, crafted, or crafted to look candid? It's a Candid, crafted, or crafted to look candid? It's a real guessing game these days but it's likely Liv told a great joke and Nadine simply captured the moment.  ​ Ps. Our cafe is open this Friday - Sunday for delish coffee, views and candid photo opportunities. Cant wait to see you 🤗
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