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
  • Motorhome
  • 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

Kawatiri Campsite has a wheelchair accessible toilet.

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

Kawatiri campsite.
Kawatiri campsite

  • 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.

Contacts

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