Fantail Bay Campsite

Fantail Bay Campsite

Northern Coromandel

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8 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

20 Coromandel Town

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Fantail Bay Recreation Reserve

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DOC campsite, small fee, basic facilities

Huge pohutukawa trees, grass and a nice stoney beach. there are a bunch of short walks to do in the region - some of them with fantastic views. Safe swimming beach.

The road to get here is beautiful - be aware though, it can be quite tight in areas with steep drop offs. The road from Colville north is unsealed.

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Location

North IslandCoromandelCoromandel Town

Categories

  • Basic Camping

Reviews

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Steve

Ranking: 4/10

Quiet and off the beaten path. Charged us $10 per person and $3 for a rubbish bag? It rained hard the night we stayed here, we were first up and out of camp only to find one of the two swale crossings along the way was washed out. Stranded for three hours until the near by landowner/farmer let us use his bridge to be on our way!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Orla Mchuggett

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

Beautiful spot. Great fishing. Shame about the doc camp supervisors. Really felt out privacy was taken away. Felt like they were always hovering over us. Just did not feel relaxed.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Soren and Inelase Lindhardbell

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful place and quiet.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Soren and Inelase Lindhardbell

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful place and quiet.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Liz Dolman

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful site just by the bay. Only cold showers and long drop toilets but very clean and well managed.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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uceil

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Great value for money and a fantastic spot

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in April 2010

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Bob and Carol Duncan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fishing off the rocks - catching snapper over 7kg.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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bhb

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Not too big, scenic, good toilets & rubbish facility

Reviewed about 11 years ago

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Nick Morrison

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