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Introduction

Camp beside the Cobb River, which offers good swimming and fishing.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • 4WD
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Water from stream
20 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Camping at Cobb River campsite.
Cobb Valley

Getting there

Turn off SH 60 at Upper Takaka and follow the Cobb Dam Rd for 35km. The campsite is at the top end of the Cobb Reservoir.

Unsealed, steep and windy; some sections one way. Icy and 4WD only in winter.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1568327, N5446793
Latitude: -41.1302199, Logitude: 172.62121083

Fees

Free

Know before you go

Be aware of fire bans and higher fire risk during summer months. Contact the local DOC office or Council for details. Follow the on-site signs.

Take repellent for ferocious sandflies.

Contacts

Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 546 9339
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
Takaka Office
Phone:      +64 3 525 8026
Email:   takaka@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 546 9339
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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