Twelve Mile Delta Campsite
PHOTO: Daniel Deans | DOC 

Introduction

Camp on a river delta at the outlet of Twelve-Mile Creek near the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Go boating, swimming and fishing or enjoy the walking and mountain biking tracks. Regenerating forest surrounds the campsite.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Boat
  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Water from tap
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
100 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Picnicking

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Twelve Mile Delta was a location for Ithilien Camp in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Find out more about this and other Lord of the Rings film locations.

Getting there

Glenorchy Rd, 12 km west from Queenstown.

Road sealed from highway to river delta, narrow gravel roads around campsite.

Location

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1249410-N4999902
Latitude: -45.06744151, Longitude: 168.54651706

Fees

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

Passes

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

  • The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December and the end of Waitangi weekend.

  • Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

Know before you go

Fires not permitted at any time.

Contacts

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