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Introduction

Camp on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand’s longest lake. Explore the area along the Caples or the Greenstone tramping tracks. Swim, kayak, fish or go boating on the lake, or enjoy the scenery.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Boat
  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Jetty
  • Water from stream
  • Wheelchair accessible
15 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

This campsite is managed for DOC by the nearby Kinloch Lodge. The lodge has a shop and you can pay for meals and showers.

Lake Wakatipu as seen from the Kinloch campsite. Photo: Keith Springer.
Lake Wakatipu as seen from the Kinloch campsite

Getting there

From Glenorchy follow the Glenorchy - Paradise Rd, turn left into Priory Rd then right into Glenorchy - Routeburn Rd. Follow to Kinloch Rd. Kinloch Campsite is 27 km from Glenorchy. 

Gravel from Dart River bridge.

Location

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1232567-N5023919
Latitude: -44.84371667, Longitude: 168.34999424

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $6 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $3 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Alternatively Kinloch Lodge owners will collect camp fees. 

Contacts

Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 442 7935
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Queenstown
9300
Email:   queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
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