Leave SH2 at Waikino, via Waitawheta Road southbound over a one-lane bridge, then take Kennedy Road and Dickey Flat Rd. The final approach is unsealed road.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1843009, N5852854
Latitude: -37.43926557, Longitude: 175.74677885
- Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
- Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
Waitawheta River is known for its trout.
There are some great swimming holes downstream on Waitawheta River.
Walking and tramping
The campsite provides access to a variety of short walks and overnight tramps featuring historic mining and logging remains amongst the regenerating bush.
Know before you go
Fires not permitted at any time.
A permanent year-round liquor ban is in place in Dickey Flat. Keep liquor away from the site, including in vehicles.