Issued 28th Jan 2023 and as at 7th Feb 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed. Some local DOC campsites are also closed. Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies. Driving times and routes can be found here.
Water from Stream at the Shag Stream Campsite in the Kauaeranga Valley. Please remember it is always recommended to boil water collected from streams.
Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Rd from Thames for 14km. Shag Stream is 100m before the Visitor Centre. It is the only campground before the Visitor Centre. Access is via a gravel road.