Kaimanawa Road campsite

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Kaimanawa Rd campsite.
Kaimanawa Rd campsite 


Campsite details

  • Number of tent sites - 10

A rustic campsite set above the road. Many forest walks start nearby.


15 km south of Turangi, off SH 1.

Getting there

15 km south of Turangi on SH1, turn off on to Kaimanawa Rd. After 3.5 km turn right, then left up the gravel road.

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1844144-N5664059
Latitude: -39.13734219, Longitude: 175.8261753

Plan and prepare

  • Gravel access.
  • You may need a permit for your campfire – contact the local DOC office or Council for details.
  • Be aware of fire bans and the higher fire risk during summer months.
  • Follow the on-site signs.

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3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
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Ohakune Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 6 385 8427
Address:   1 Mountain Road
Ohakune 4625
Email:   ohakunevc@doc.govt.nz
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Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 7 892 3729
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
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