Department of Conservation Anaura Bay DOC Campsite New Zealand

Anaura Bay DOC Campsite

Department of Conservation Anaura Bay DOC Campsite in the Anaura Bay near Tokomaru Bay and East Cape, Gisborne, New Zealand.

Department of Conservation campsites are popular with Kiwis and can be crowded in peak seasons. Some require booking but most are first-come-first-served, which means get there early or have alternatives ready. Probably the cheapest accommodation to be found, they are perfect for campervans or those traveling on a budget with a car and tent. Prices and details can change, use the links below for the latest information and any current alerts in the area.

Fees & Booking


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Standard fees for a DOC Standard Campsite are shown below, however some campgrounds may differ. Use the links to find up-to-date pricing.

Adult (18 + years): $8 per night
Child (5 – 17 years): $4 per night
Infant (0 – 4 years): free

Contact and Location Details

The contact details are for the nearest DOC office that might be far away from the actual location. Usually you do not need to contact DOC unless you require specific information or need to report something. The actual location can be found on the map or by using the GPS coordinates if provided. Note that I’ve tried to be as accurate as possible with the GPS coordinates, however use at your own risk.

Gisborne Office,
63 Carnarvon Street,
Gisborne 4010.

+64 6 869 0460

   -38.23304, 178.30831

Turn off SH35 onto Anaura Road, about 67 km north of Gisborne. Travel a further 8.7 km down Anaura Road. Anaura Bay is north of Tolaga Bay and south of Tokomaru Bay.


This campsite can be accessed by:

  • Mountain Bike
  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan


This is a DOC Standard Campsite. They have toilets, water supply (tap, stream, or lake) and vehicle or boat access. Wood BBQs and fireplaces, cold showers, picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins may be provided.

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Open fires are not permitted unless specified and may have restrictions.

  • Dump Station
  • Tap Water
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