Bookings not required - first come, first served
Fires are not permitted at any time.
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/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December 2020 and 8 February 2021.
Backcountry Hut Passes 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.