Introduction

At the eastern park entrance beneath the Tararua Ranges. Enjoy walks, fishing and swimming nearby. There are also grassed areas for sports.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Shelter for cooking
  • Toilet - flush
  • Water from tap
150 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Holdsworth Lodge provides accommodation for 28 (bookings required).

Getting there

2 km south of Masterton, turn off SH2 at signpost to Mt Holdsworth, Norfolk Rd. Drive along road into Mount Holdsworth Rd. The campsite is 15 km from SH turnoff. Sealed road access, gravel carpark.

Location

Mount Holdsworth Rd, 15 km west of Masterton.

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1808984, N5468482
Latitude: -40.90666847, Longitude: 175.48016448

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

Know before you go

  • Recycling
  • Please take home all non-recyclable rubbish

Campfires

Permission to have a camp fire at this site is determined by the Wairarapa Rural Fire District (WRFD) fire season status. See the WRFD website for the current status.

  • Open season: Campfires are allowed during this season, using a caretaker allocated on-site brazier. There is a limited supply of braziers available. For more information contact the on-site caretaker, ph +64 6 377 0022.
  • Restricted season: A permit is required during this season. Permits are issued by the on-site caretaker.
  • Prohibited season: Campfires are strictly prohibited during this season.
  • Extreme care must be taken with camp fires. Read more about taking care with stoves and fires.

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
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