Summer Camp 2022/ 2023

Summer Camp 2022/ 2023

Wairere Boulders Northland

Duration: Monday 26th December 2022 - Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Location: Tucked away in the upper reaches of the Hokianga Harbour, the Wairere Boulders is a private nature reserve with beautiful native bush, flowing stream and astounding volcanic boulders. ASC will have exclusive use of the spacious camping area, but the public will still have access to the nature reserve. The fenced campsite has a tidal stream on two sides. ASC will be able to hire kayaks, or bring your own. If you like biking, the popular Pou Herenga Tai Twin Coast Cycle Trail finishes close to the camp so bring your mountain bikes as well. There are plenty of places to explore in the area including tough and easy tramps, historic places of interest, the stunning Kauri forests, fishing and boating possibilities, swimming, kayaking and biking. Rawene and Opononi on the Hokianga Harbour and Kerikeri in the bay of Islands are both about a 40 minute drive away.

Booking: You need to be an ASC member to book a spot at Summer Camp. Contact Peter Jemmett to book Please include names of all campers, ages of children/teenagers, arrival and departure dates if known and contact phone numbers while at camp.

Fees and Payment:

NB - Prepayment of two nights for your party is required at time of booking. This is to cover the cost of the portaloo hire. Please pay ASC Summer Camp account, see info sheet Peter Jemmett will send you when you book.      

  • Member adults $13 per night
  • Member children $3 per night (5 - 18 years) to cover the portaloo cost
  • Under 5's FREE
  • ALSO: One-off entry to the Wairere Boulders Nature Park to be paid once per camper. Do not pay this to ASC. Payment goes directly to the farmer. This gives access to the whole valley, walking tracks and swimming hole for the duration of camp. $15 per adult, $5 child, $10 concessions, Family pass $35 (2 adults and all children). Please pay either in advance to the farmer - Bank details: Wairere Boulders Account Number 02-0316-0525559-000 (reference ASC and your name), or via cash or Eftpos on site. ASC will not be checking whether you have paid this entry, we trust your goodwill to make sure you have paid.

Wairere Boulders campsite

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