This is one of nine DOC campsites beside the Kauaeranga River. Giving you the opportunity to camp either alongside the river, or higher up, Totara Flat has a boardwalk which leads you through the forest and a fantastic base to explore the valley.
Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Road from Thames for 14km to the Visitor Centre. Totara Flat is 7.5km north of the Visitor Centre. Second camp ground on right past visitor centre.
Bookings not required. There is a maximum number of 100 people. First come first served. Pay camp fees at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.
This campsite is open through winter.
To make sure you are well prepared always check for any safety information and updates for this camping ground by looking at the DOC website or by contacting the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre before setting out.