Gillespies Beach campsite
Water from tap
View from Gillespies Beach campsite
The Gillespies Beach campsite is located near an old gold mining settlement. Short tracks lead to historic suction and bucket dredges - relics from the gold mining days, while longer tracks lead to Gillespies Lagoon and a seal colony at Galway Beach.
North end of Gillespies Beach, 21 km from Fox Glacier.
Grid reference: NZTopo50 E2253720 N5751320
Latitude: -43.40805133, Longitude: 169.82862366
At Fox Glacier Weheka township turn onto Cook Flat Road and follow the road to Gillespies Beach. Over half of the journey is on narrow, unsealed road so keep left and keep your speed to a minimum.
- Narrow and winding road not suitable for motorhomes or caravans
- Picnic shelter
- Dogs by permit only