During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult.
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Pay online at the time of booking.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
From November 2020, bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
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
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.
There are walks from here along the Hawdon River.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.