Milky Way above White Horse Hill Campground

Image: Colm Keating | ©

Introduction

Camp beneath magnificent alpine scenery including Mt Sefton. Enjoy a variety of walks from the valley floor to mountain tops.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Alpine

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap
60 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Facilities

  • Hot showers at public shelter in village (2.5 km from campsite)

Getting there

2.5 km from Aoraki/Mt Cook Village at the end of Hooker Valley Rd off SH 80.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1365711, N5155153

Latitude: -43.71964561, Longitude: 170.09146595

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans can be used at this campsite.

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December and the end of Waitangi weekend.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

Walking and tramping

Enjoy a variety of walks from the valley floor to mountain tops. 

In the area

The village has a visitor centre, guided activities, shops and restaurants.

Know before you go

Fires not permitted at any time.

Contacts

Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 435 1186
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   mtcookvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1 Larch Grove
Aoraki/Mt Cook
Postal Address:   PO Box 5
Aoraki/Mt Cook 7946
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