Introduction

This is a scenic campsite in northern Fiordland. Camp beside the Eglinton River in a grassy area surrounded by small pockets of beech forest. Fly fish in the river.

Highlights

This campsite cannot be booked - first come, first served. Pay cash on arrival. 

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Water from stream
3 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Deer Flat.
Deer Flat

Getting there

Milford Road, adjacent to SH94, 62 km north of Te Anau. Gravel road access

Location

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1206545-N5004970
Latitude: -44.99949692, Longitude: 168.00793244

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Payment

Pay cash at the self-registration kiosk.

Passes

  • The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot be used at this campsite.

  • The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

  • Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Know before you go

There has been regular instances of flooding at this campsite. Access to some of the sites may be restricted and facilities may be affected.

Contacts

Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Email:   fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Full office details
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