Stay at a park

From beautiful seaside campsites to historic lodges and great kiwi baches, there are plenty of places to stay on Auckland's parkland.

Book a campground, bach or lodge

Plan a night away in a unique place - stay at one of our beautiful regional parks.

Find out more about accommodation options and check availability of:

If you have questions, email our parks team.

Please note we do not accept booking requests via email. Our response time is seven working days. If your request is urgent please make a booking either by phone, in person or by post.

No cash payments are available at any time at a park.

Book over the phone

Contact us on 09 366 2000, option 1.

During daylight savings we take bookings from 8am–8pm Monday to Sunday including public holidays.

At other times we take bookings from 8am–7pm Monday–Sunday including public holidays.

No bookings can be taken over the phone (or in person on site) outside of these times.

Due to high demand weekend booking, we recommend:

  • to make bookings during weekdays
  • to make multiple bookings at one time
  • to have booking and credit card details ready.

Bookings for regional parks are taken on the first of every month for 6 months in advance (i.e. 1 July opens up bookings for January of the following year).

If the first of the month falls on a weekend or public holiday, the bookings (for 6 months in advance) will be taken on the next business day (i.e. 1 August 2015 falls on a Saturday but bookings will be taken on Monday 3 August).

You will need pay at the time of booking. You can pay by Visa or Mastercard.


Book in person

Visit the ground floor reception at our Bledisloe House Service Centre.

You can pay by cash, cheque, eftpos, or credit card.

If paying by credit card, a convenience fee of 1.75 per cent of your payment amount applies. The fee is not included in your booking and is non-refundable.

We process booking requests Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Book by post

Send a cheque with your contact and booking details to:

Auckland Regional Parks
Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

Your booking is subject to availability. We will process your request when we receive your cheque. One of our parks team members will contact you to confirm your booking.

Stay at a holiday park

If you're looking for a relaxing escape, stay at a holiday park for some of the best leisure accommodation in Auckland.

Orewa Top Ten Holiday Park

35km north of central Auckland fronting Orewa Beach, this is an ideal holiday location for families and has a 4 Star Plus Qualmark Rating.

Accommodation includes 300 campsites, 15 cabins and four tourist flats. Off-season and group discounts are available. For rates, visit the Orewa Beach Holiday Park website.

Facilities include:

  • children's adventure playground and basketball pad
  • covered barbecue area
  • boat ramp and kayaks
  • TV lounge and games room
  • email, fax and WiFi
  • facilities for the elderly and people with disabilities.

Activities include swimming, boating, fishing, windsurfing and golf. The park is located close to restaurants, shopping and sporting activities.


09 426 5832 or 0800 OREWA1


265 Hibiscus Coast Highway

From Downtown Auckland, on State Highway 1 north, take the Silverdale exit (398) and turn right



09 426 7883


Orewa Top Ten Holiday Park website

Martins Bay Holiday Park

15km from Warkworth, this holiday park is situated on the beachfront at Martins Bay overlooking the Mahurangi Peninsula. 

Accommodation includes 220 powered campsites, two tourist flats, four ensuite cabins, six standard cabins and two caravans. For rates, visit the Martins Bay Holiday Park website.

Facilities include: 

  • children’s playground and holiday programmes
  • covered barbecue area
  • boat and tractor park, boat ramp,
  • fish cleaning area
  • facilities for the elderly and people with disabilities.

Activities include fishing, swimming, sailing and bush walks.  It's only a short drive to Sandspit for scenic trips to historical Kawau Island.


09 425 5655


Martins Bay Holiday Park
RD2 Martins Bay



09 425 5618


Martins Bay Holiday Park website

Whangateau Holiday Park

This holiday park is situated right on the water’s edge overlooking Whangateau Harbour. It has a 4 star Qualmark rating.

Accommodation includes 80 powered campsites, four cabins, eight units and three caravans. For accommodation rates, visit the Whangateau Holiday Park website.  

Facilities include a recreation room and covered BBQ area. Activities include:

  • swimming
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • native bird watching.

This is a great base to visit the nearby Goat Island, the Matakana Wine Trail and farmers markets. It is also ideal for a school camp, particularly marine studies.


09 422 6305 or toll free 0800 WHPARK (947275)


559 Leigh Road



09 422 6686


Whangateau Holiday Park website


Get a camping pass

You can apply for a camping pass for repeated use of our campgrounds. Visit our camping pass and booking information page.

Park overnight at a self-containment car park

A number of our regional parks have Self-containment Certificate (SCC) car parks, where SCC campervans or vehicles can park overnight.

For details of how to apply and how long you can stay, see camping pass and booking information.

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