Hawdon Shelter Campsite
During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Follow SH 73 to Mount White Road, 24 km south of Arthur’s Pass village.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1497922, N5239772
Latitude: -42.98786678, Longitude: 171.74789106
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
From November 2020, bookings will be required for this site. Bookings will open on 20 October 2020 at 9:30 am, for trips from 2 November 2020.
You'll need an account on our booking system for campsites, huts and lodges to make a booking.
There are walks from here along the Hawdon River.
No open fires permitted except in the fireplace in the DOC shelter.
Wasp populations reach high numbers from January to March – wear light coloured clothing and carry antihistamine cream/tablets as a precaution.