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DOC Trounson Kauri Park

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“red light”(2 reviews)
“torch”(4 reviews)
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Trounson Park Road, Dargaville, New Zealand
30.7 miles to Whangarei Airport
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DOC Trounson Kauri Park Dargaville, North Island, New Zealand
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Dargaville
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Finding a dry(ish) spot to pitch my tent was the only challenge, there was certainly plenty of room with only one other tent on site. I didn't use the communal kitchen but it looked to have the essentials to be able to prepare a meal....More

Thank rthomp4435
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The campsite is basic but with a kitchen, hot showers and flashed toilets. We paid 15$ per person for unpowered site. You need to do a self check-in. There is no reception. It is located on a way to Waipoua Forest. The campsite is perfect...More

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is the most well equipped DOC site that we've stayed at in New Zealand and it was a great place to stop on the way up the west coast. For just $10 per person you get all of the facilities that you get in...More

Thank CarlEdinburgh
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Stayed in the DOC campsite which had a nice kitchen and reasonable showers and toilets. The highlight of this campsite is obviously being in Trounson Kauri Park where at night you can walk along the boardwalk and listen for kiwis. Once we heard nearby kiwis...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We did not stay in the campground but visited the Reserve after dark with red cellophane over our torches to see kiwi. It was a well marked track so no risk of getting lost. No kiwi seen by us but some heard close by. By...More

Thank Bruce M
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