Tolaga Bay is 54km from Gisborne and 280km from Opotiki. The camping area, known as Blue Waters is at the northern end of the bay at the end of Ferneaux Street. Excellent swimming and fishing.
Listed on NZ Top 100 Historic places to visit and popular with campers and beach goers.
Home to the historic 1920’s Tolaga Bay Wharf – the longest in New Zealand at 600m. The wharf has now been completely refurbished and is a key visitor attraction for the town.
Walk to Cooks Cove where Captain James Cook stopped in 1769 as part of his circumnavigation of New Zealand – with information panels, a hole-in-the-wall, and a safe cove to swim in, this walk is a good option for children.
You can visit the DOC website for more information on walks and parks and recreation.