IntroductionCamp beside a high-country lake in the Waimakariri Basin; a good base for bird watching.
This is a wildlife refuge and motorised boats are prohibited.
- Rivers and lakes
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Toilets - non-flush
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Pay online at the time of booking.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
SH 73, 35 km south of Arthur’s Pass village.
NZTM2000: E1501021, N5228474
Latitude: -43.08999217, Longitude: 171.78388812
- No jet boating