Twilight Campsite NZ

Twilight Campsite Review

Camp in a picturesque setting overlooking beautiful Twilight beach. Only accessible on foot and with minimal facilities, this is the spot for those seeking a true wilderness experience.


Twilight beach

A perfect place for fishing, walking, relaxing, or as a stop off point for hikers embarking on the stunning Te Paki Coastal Track.

Tracks & walks

Before setting out contact the DOC Kaitaia office for an update on the condition of the tracks.

Pandora forms part of the Te Paki Coastal Track. This stunning 3-4 day tramp follows the dramatic coastline of the east and west, and traverses a variety of beautiful and unique landforms including giant sand dunes. It offers spectacular views and also accesses areas of historic and archaeological interest. Self- sufficient camping is available.

Know before you go

  • Mosquitoes prolific – take insect repellent.
  • Always thoroughly clean your equipment (cars / shoes / camping gear etc.) before and after trips to minimise spreading invasive pests, weeds, and diseases.
  • Water from tap is rainwater, so the available water supply is subject to rainfall
  • No fires at any time. ‘Contained flame’ (gas) barbeques and cookers are fine, but not open flames or fires.
  • No fireworks at any time.
  • No domestic animals permitted in campground.
  • No rubbish bins on site. Please remove your rubbish. ‘Take in, take out’ policy. Food scraps attract vermin.
  • Nearest rubbish transfer station is at Houhora.