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Welcome To Kai Iwi Lakes Campground

Kai Iwi Lakes Campground

The Kai Iwi Lakes nestled within the Taharoa Domain, are one of New Zealand's best holiday spots to stay and play in. Only three hours from Auckland, 35 kilometres from Dargaville. The Lakes sit amongst 538 hectares of premier recreation reserve with white sand, freshwater dune lakes that are renowned for their jewel-like beauty and clear waters.

Perfect for a wonderful camping experience with the choice of two camp grounds located on the lake foreshore, both offering an ideal camping experience for tents, caravans or motorhomes.

Pine Beach

Campsites, wash and shower facilities ($2 coin operated), two flushing toilet blocks, and playground.

In the summer there are seasonal services including a mobile shop, and camp staff are on site.

A limited number of powered sites, at an extra charge of $10 per night that must be booked as per the other sites at the camp ground.

See a map of the sites at Pine Beach.

Promenade Point

A truly relaxed kiwiana camping experience: camping areas, new toilet block. No shower facilities.

No Pets

Because we want to protect our native wildlife, we have a strict no-pets policy. We hope you’ll understand.

The Taharoa Domain reserve's beautiful crystal clear Kai Iwi Lakes are ideal for safe swimming, kayaking, fishing, boating and water skiing.

Normal Maritime Rules apply on all waterways - under those rules boats are restricted to a speed of no more than 5 knots within 200 metres of the shore.

Map of restricted area

Explore and enjoy bush and open country walking tracks. The native wildlife and revegetation programme make this a premier Northland reserve close to surf beaches, Waipoua Forest and other Kauri Coast and Northland attractions.

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