Introduction

Camp at the historic Kawatiri Railway Station site. Explore the old rail bridge, tunnel and station. A great place to walk, fish or picnic.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Water from stream
  • Wheelchair accessible
10 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times.

About this campsite

Getting there

Kawatiri Junction, corner SH 63 and SH 6, northwest of St Arnaud.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1568176, N5384128
Latitude: -41.69399144, Longitude: 172.6175611

Fees

  • 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.

Passes

Contacts

Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Email:   nelsonlakesvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Full office details
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