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Introduction

Camp in the lower reaches of the Hawdon Valley on the grassy flats.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Shelter for cooking
  • Water from stream
20 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Hawdon Shelter. Image: S Ensor.
Hawdon Shelter

Getting there

Follow SH 73 to Mount White Road, 24 km south of Arthur’s Pass village.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1497922, N5239772
Latitude: -42.98786678, Longitude: 171.74789106

Fees

Free

Activities

Walking and tramping

There are walks from here along the Hawdon River.

Contacts

Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 318 9211
Address:   State Highway 73
Arthur's Pass
Email:   arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
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