Kauksi campsite

The largest RMK recreation site in Estonia, located on the west bank of the Kauksi stream. With its golden sand and light pine forest, Kauksi campsite is among the most highly valued campsites among our visitors.
Phone+372 5681 5722
Type of objectCampsite
Parking facilitiesExpanded driveway to the campsite offers parking for about 40 cars; parking area for 30 to 40 cars, additional parking spaces next to campfire sites for about 40 to 50 cars
Amenities45 campfire sites, 30 shelters, 3 water wells, 5 dry toilets, observation platform, 2 information boards
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 150 
Outdoor fireplace yes
SightsThe largest sand dune of the shore of Lake Peipus
Berries and mushroomsBilberries
Additional information
  • Camping is free of charge; 20.06 – 27.08. single entry ticket for a motorised vehicle is 5.00 €.
  • Firewood on sale seasonally at the information point near the campsite entry.
  • Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
RestrictionsMotorised vehicle traffic is prohibited outside roads and paths within 200 m shore protection zone of Lake Peipus. Campfires can be made only in designated sites. Please refer to the traffic instructions and regulations upon driving in.
LocationKauksi village, Iisaku municipality. Object no. 17 on recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive 48 km along Jõhvi–Tartu road and turn left after the bridge over the Kauksi stream (at the sign to the Kauksi campsite), then drive 800 m along the rubble road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.986147
longitude: 27.202200
L-EST 97 x: 6542966 y: 684042