Loch Katrine Campsite

Image: Simon Curtis | Creative Commons

Introduction

Camp beside the beautiful lake in a grassy area. Walk, 4WD or mountain bike from here, or take a swim in the icy waters!

Campsite overview

Access

  • 4WD

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Basic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
30 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Four wheel driving
  • Mountain biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Getting there

Turn off SH7 at Waikari and follow the road to Hawardon (approx. 8.5 km). The road then joins Lake Sumner Rd, which leads to Lake Taylor (approx. 50 km). Continue for another 8 km to Loch Katrine.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1535016-N5269560
Latitude: -42.72371541, Longitude: 172.20628105

Fees

Free

In the area

There are also three huts that can be booked for a fee.

Contact:

Loch Katrine Association
lochkatrinehuts@gmail.com

Contacts

Rangiora Office
Phone:   +64 3 313 0820
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   esienquiries@doc.govt.nz
Address:   32 River Road
Rangiora 7400
Postal Address:   PO Box 349
Rangiora 7440
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