New Zealand Freedom Camping - Turihaua Point & Turihaua Beach, Gisborne
Turihaua Beach & Turihaua Point
Alongside State Highway 35
16 km north of Gisbourne
New Zealand Freedom Camping -Turihaua Point & Turihaua Beach, Gisborne
Gisborne Council are one of the few New Zealand council’s still allowing freedom camping - hooray!
Turihaua Point and Turihaua Beach are beautiful neighbouring campsites, right on the beach. We went kayaking every morning, literally by just rolling out of our campervan on to the sand, and walking the few steps to the sea.
Camping here was just such a great experience. There is something magical about hearing the constant sound of the sea...it just soothes your soul.
New Zealand Freedom Camping - wild camping on the beach!
What You Need To Freedom Camp:
Gisborne provide a Freedom Camping Brochure giving you more details.
There are other freedom camping sites up the East Cape coast at Pouawa Beach, Waihau Bay, Tolaga Bay, Kaiaua Beach, Tokomaru Bay, Waipiro Bay and Donneraille Park.
One permit (for up to 6 people):
Approx 30 campsites
Turihaua Beach: 26 December - 1 February
Turihaua Point: 30 September - 7 April
First come first served but FIRST you must get a permit from:
Gisborne District Council (06 867 2049), or
I-Site Offices (Gisborne, Wairoa, Opotiki, Whakatane), or
Uawa Food Market in Tolaga Bay
As per your permit (between 2-28 nights)
New Zealand Camping - wild camping on the beach!
Note: No water. No Campfires
Yes, but on a leash
If you have stayed at this camp ground we would love to hear from you...
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