Bookings not required - first come, first served
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite. There is a maximum of seven days per stay for this site.
The DOC Campsite Pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Leave SH2 at Waikino, via Waitawheta Road southbound over a one-lane bridge, then take Kennedy Road and Dickey Flat Rd. The final approach is unsealed road.
Not suitable for vehicles over 11 m long.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1843009, N5852854
Latitude: -37.43926557, Longitude: 175.74677885
Fires not permitted at any time.
A permanent year-round liquor ban is in place in Dickey Flat. Keep liquor away from the site, including in vehicles.
During heavy rain or a major weather event this campsite may be closed for safety reasons. Please check for alerts at the top of this page.
Waitawheta River is known for its trout.
There are some great swimming holes downstream on Waitawheta River.
The campsite provides access to a variety of short walks and overnight tramps featuring historic mining and logging remains amongst the regenerating bush.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.