Accommodation - Bay of Plenty to Taupo 

Katikati Naturist Park

From Tauranga follow State Highway 2, 33 km north to 149 Wharawhara Road; just 3 km from Katikati (R.D. 2; 3178). Phone 07 549 2158 or 0800 4 KNP KNP (4567567)

This popular, clothes-free resort is owned and operated by Chris Novis. The excellent facilities include: a fully equipped kitchen and laundry as well as a pleasant sauna, spa and swimming pool complex. A small stream runs the length of the camping area. There are chalets, cabins and caravans for hire.

Bay of Plenty Sun Club

"Te Whare Rua Ra", 430 Manawahe Rd; Awaponga, Whakatane, 3158. 027 440 5157. Please contact:

This 5 hectare club is near Matata, sheltered by lovely bushland with pleasant bush walks. A clear mountain stream flowing through the grounds is dammed for swimming, canoeing and other water activities. There is plenty of room for camping, with some powered sites, a 4 ft deep pool, 9 hole mini-golf, a hot tub, concrete miniten court, grass volleyball court, swings, slides, seesaw and sand-pit. Other facilities include hot showers, flush toilets, and a clubhouse with lounge, kitchen and barbecue area.

Rotota Sun Club

"Rotota", P.O. (Te Kopia Rd), Box 1164, Taupo, 3351. Grounds: 07 333 7105.

Set in 12 hectares of bush and grass near Orakei Korako, on the shores of Lake Ohakuri, the club offers fishing, swimming, boating, yachting and water skiing in the lake. There is nude access to the surrounding forest, a natural hot water stream and waterfall, which is cool in the winter. But there is also and a perennial hot tub at the lake edge. Facilities include a clubhouse, wet-back for hot showers and both pit and flush toilets. Campers must be self-sufficient as there is no power. Drinking water is from a tank, with lake water used for other purposes.

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