Campground and Motorhome Park

Campground at Flaxmill, Cooks Beach

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Enjoy a memorable seaside camping holiday at Flaxmill that you and your family will treasure for years to come! Pitch a tent or bring your Motorhome, RV or Campervan.

Open 1 October to 30 April, our boutique family campground is no impersonal large holiday park. Located in a tranquil bay near Cooks Beach, we have less than 40 campsites spread out within large, sheltered park grounds. As well as being generous in size, our sites are flat and grassy with tree shade from mature trees (very welcome in hot summer months). We also pride ourselves in our immaculate, clean communal facilities.

In addition to the campsites, there are a small number of Cabins on-site providing quality 'sleeping only' accommodation (guests use the communal facilities). For those looking for a fully contained option, we also have 1 bedroom Cottages and 3 bedroom Holiday Houses available.

For a great Location, Flaxmill Bay is hard to beat! Our campground is just across the road from a stunning, family-friendly beach and within easy walking distance to Cooks Beach, Front Beach and the passenger ferry to Whitianga. We are also within a 10-15 min drive from the popular Coromandel hotspots of Hahei, Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach. 

Campground Rates are seasonal and start from $50 per night for 2 people (Low Season)*

Our Campground offers...

  • Seaside camping by Cooks Beach open 1 Oct - 30 Apr
  • Spacious campsites within a beautiful landscaped park
  • Family-friendly with no smoking or vaping and a no noise policy after 10.30pm
  • Immaculate communal facilities, kitchen and laundry
  • BBQ and outdoor dining areas (gas bottles provided)
  • Free Guest Wi-Fi
  • Dump station for RVs / Motorhomes / Campervans
  • Boat Wash Down and Water Tank fills
  • Only 10-15 minutes drive from Hot Water Beach, Hahei and Cathedral Cove
  • 1.5 km to Ferry Landing and the passenger ferry to Whitianga
  • For some tips of what to bring on your summer camping holiday - see our camping checklist
Aerial shot of Flaxmill Campground with Flaxmill Bay Beach top right Not your average run-of-the-mill campground! Flaxmill Bay beach just across the road! Flaxmill Entrance and Driveway from Purangi Road, Cooks Beach Motorhomes are welcome! Flaxmill Bay Location Map Flaxmill Campground's Communal Amenities Block Central Amenities Block Plan Kitchen Facilities at Flaxmill Campground, near Cooks Beach Kitchen Facilities at Flaxmill Campground, near Cooks Beach Outdoor covered dining area Laundry Facilities at Flaxmill Campground, near Cooks Beach Bathroom Facilities at Flaxmill Campground, near Cooks Beach Communal BBQs and Picnic Tables Boatwash Facilities at Flaxmill Campground, near Cooks Beach Campsite Plan

tour Flaxmill from the air

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