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 - treated, suitable for drinking
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): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Passes

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between the Friday before Christmas and the end of Waitangi weekend. In 2020/2021, this is 18 December 2020 to 9 February 2021.

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.

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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