Totara Flat, Kauaeranga Valley

Alert/Important notice

Total fire ban.

There is a total fire ban in place in all DOC campsites in the Coromandel - no open fires, no camp fires, and no fireworks are permitted.

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Totara Flat campsite. Photo: Tony Wasley.
Totara Flat campsite

  • Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $5 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Campsite details

  • Number of tent sites - 30
  • Maximum number of people - 100

This campsite offers two different camping levels, on the lower level you can camp right on the rivers edge. Walk on a boardwalk through forest.

This is one of nine campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.


7.5 km north of Visitor Centre. Second campsite on right past Visitor Centre.

Getting there

Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Road from Thames for 14 km to the Visitor Centre. Totara Flat is 7.5 km north of the Visitor Centre. Second campground on right past Visitor Centre.

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1836676-N5893933
Latitude:-37.07102195, Longitude: 175.66221041

Plan and prepare

  • Open through winter.
  • Pay camp fees at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.

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Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 7 867 9080
Address:   Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
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