Introduction

This large, open campsite is near the junction of the Bealey and Waimakariri Rivers. Popular in the summer.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
30 non-powered/tent sites

Seasonal restrictions

During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult. This is a key site for the annual Kathmandu Coast to Coast event that runs every second Friday and Saturday in February. Avoid this area for camping during that time.

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

SH 73, 8 km south of Arthur’s Pass village.

Location

NZTM2000: E1485015, N5237994
Latitude: -43.00203184, Longitude: 171.58924937

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Up to 1 November 2020

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

From 2 November 2020

Pay online at the time of booking.

Passes

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Bookings

From November 2020, bookings will be required for this site. Bookings will open on 21 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.

From 2 November 2020, bookings are required all year.

Book Klondyke Corner Campsite online.

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.

Contacts

Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 318 9211
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   106 Main Westcoast Road
Arthur's Pass
Postal Address:   PO Box 51008
Arthur's Pass 7654
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