1 June to 31 August (Winter):
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Hot showers at public shelter in village (2.5 km from campsite).
The Aoraki/Mount Cook Village has a visitor centre, guided activities, shops and restaurants.
9 February to 25 December
26 December to 8 February
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings are required all year. Book well in advance for the peak period from 1 December - 28 February and for public holiday weekends.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
2.5 km from Aoraki/Mt Cook Village at the end of Hooker Valley Rd off SH 80.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1365711, N5155153
Latitude: -43.71964561, Longitude: 170.09146595
In winter the campsite and Hooker Valley Road can close due to snow. If so, you may be directed to camp at the day shelter in the Aoraki/Mount Cook Village.