Orari Campsite

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Introduction

Camp within a remnant of podocarp forest. Explore the forest or the old bush tramway.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
15 non-powered/tent sites

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Orari Gorge. Photo: G Iles.
Orari Gorge

Getting there

From Geraldine follow Main North Rd to Tripp Settlement Rd, then Yates Rd. 13 km northwest of Geraldine.

Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1454436, N5127884
Latitude: -43.98776843, Longitude: 171.18478555

Fees

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

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

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans can be used at this campsite.

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

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Contacts

Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 379 4082
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   christchurchvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   28 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch 8013
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11089
Christchurch 8443
Raukapuka / Geraldine Office
Phone:   +64 3 693 1010
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   esienquiries@doc.govt.nz
Address:   13 – 15 North Terrace
Geraldine 7930
Postal Address:   PO Box 33
Geraldine 7956
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