Turihaua Beach Summer Camping (Oct - Mid Apr)


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Whangara Rd, Pouawa, North Island.

(06) 867 2049



Summer camping grounds operated by Gisborne District Council during daylight savings months only. Summer camping at Turihaua Beach is closed until Sunday 27 September 2020. You need a chemical toilet for every 8 people on site. Buckets with lids are not acceptable as a toilet. Inspectors patrol the campgrounds. You must have a permit before you camp and either display your permit at your campsite or have it available on request by an inspector. Open fires are prohibited at all locations, you must have gas for cooking. Drinking water is not available at any camping site, you must provide your own water. Turihaua Beach is located approximately 16km from Gisborne city. The camping area is either side of the bridge. Good swimming and fishing. During the Christmas holiday period a 70 km/hr speed restriction is in place on the state highway in this area to protect campers. For your safety no tents or caravans are allowed within 10m of the road edge. No vehicles are to park within 5m of the road edge. The ground is marked out with the 5 and 10 metre lines. Rubbish bags are provided with your permit. We encourage you to recycle, take it to the recycling centre in town. Do not leave rubbish bags on the roadside. Take rubbish bags to the signposted "Collection Point' area by the sign, on Mondays and Fridays. Also Wednesdays during the peak Christmas/New Year period. Rubbish is collected in the mornings. Your dog is allowed at your camp site, but for the safety of other campers they must be under your control.

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Lat: -38.628993 Lng: 178.159696

User Reviews



Oh and you have to pay for the free permit.


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Agreed with Alphi, its quite a bizarre look when you drive by. The camping area is right next to the road and doesn't look too inviting.



All these spots are not very good camping. Lots of permanent looking buses etc. Trailer park style


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