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DOC Rarawa Beach Campsite

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016

It is really worthwhile buying your DOC passes in advance. You get basic toilet facilities and great views and setting. You can pay at the site or to the ranger. We parked our motorhome and used our own toilet facilities and woke up to a great view in the morning. Can get busy during the height of the season.

Thank ladybrr
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The DOC camping area is a short walk from Rarawa Beach with beautiful white sands. It has good facilities, including two flush toilets and cold showers. It could be busy in summer - we stayed in April and there was plenty of room for our van plus two others.

Thank Neil B
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 10 March 2015

DOC Rawara Beach Campsite is a normal campground with cold showers and long drop toilets. The surrounding nature around makes it an unbelievable magical place. Rawara Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches I have seen all my life. If you enjoy to be in the nature and you do not mind to be on your own, this is...

2Thank Luise Z
Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The camping area itself is incredibly pleasant, with an expansive, flat, grassy area to pitch a tent or park a camper. The huge area has some trees and flax bushes that make it possible to position yourself and get some privacy if you wish. The facilities are basic, but clean and well-maintained enough. It is only a short walk from...

2Thank Keith-B-Robinson
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Just 10 min drive north of Pukenui, Far North, long white wide beach, gravel road to it is a bit rough - just take it slow, another Northland gem, along with Henderson Bay a bit further south, good for getting away from it all.

Thank rustle19
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2014

The whitest silica sand in NZ and incredible sunsets/sunrises Beautiful tropical beach. Cold fresh ocean thats lovely to swim in as it gets to tropical temperatures. The campsite is great with good level land. They have flushing toilets and long drops with cold showers all wel kept and clean. The DOC rangers are very friendly and helpful. It really is...

Thank Samantha4991
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Typical DOC camp and that's the key. It is meant to be ( and IS ) a basic place to camp for a few nights close to a lovely beach. 15 minute drive to the closest shops. Long drop and flush toilets. Outdoor cold showers to use too. A nice place to camp between the beach ( short walk )...

1Thank BossandMrsBoss
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We stayed at this campsite for 3 nights while in the Far North and found it to be a great base for exploring everything the area has to offer. It is a little bit out of the way with a 4km unsealed road linking it to the main road but this is also a reason why it is so great....

1Thank fobl11

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Additional Information about DOC Rarawa Beach Campsite

Address: 3 kilometres north of Ngataki., Kaitaia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
Number of rooms: 65
Also Known As:
DOC Rarawa Beach Campsite Kaitaia, North Island
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“Anywhere. Its all great land. Try avoid being too close to the toilets”
Samantha4991, 29 Mar 2014 | Read review
“A good place to stay, but bring everything you need with you.”
BossandMrsBoss, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
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