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 required

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

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
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 19 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 Orari 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

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 8013
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