Whangapoua campsite, Great Barrier Island, Auckland
|Facilities: Water from tap, Toilets, Picnic Table, Rubbish Bin, Showers (cold). Number of tent sites - 15|
|Map & Grid Reference: NZTM2000, E1817893-N5997238|
|DoC Website Info: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/conservation-campsites-by-region/auckland/hauraki-gulf-islands-area/whangapoua/|
|Notes: Set in farmland overlooking the Whangapoua estuary and a popular surf beach with good fishing. There are stunning views of Mt Hirakimata and Rakitu Island. A short walk gives access to the historic Wairarapa grave site at the northern end of the beach. Endangered bird species: pateke (brown teal), New Zealand dotterel, oyster catcher and banded rail. Please do not disturb, and take special care during the nesting season.|
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