Pioneer Park Campsite
Located in Pioneer Park Conservation Area in the Canterbury region
IntroductionShort walks are nearby, and you can visit historic Burkes Cottage.
- Fire pit/place for campfires (except in fire bans)
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
- Wheelchair accessible with assistance
- Walking and tramping
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Pay 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 open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings for the 2023/24 season have been delayed. Check here on 14 June 2023 when we will announce the new booking opening dates.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
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.
From Geraldine follow SH 79 for 23 km. Turn into Gudex Road, then Middle Valley Road, turn left into Pioneer Park.
There is a ford on the access road into Pioneer Park, this ford is usually dry but care is needed for vehicles with low ground clearance.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1436542, N5110580
Latitude: -44.14350594, Longitude: 170.95614336
There is no or very limited mobile phone reception.
Wet weather closure
The campsite is prone to flash flooding during thunderstorm events. The site may be closed if thunderstorms or heavy rain is forecast.
Access to the camp is via Homebush Road. There are two vehicle fords (stream crossings) which can be impassable following heavy rain.
Walking and tramping
Short walks are nearby.
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