Lake Middleton

Image: Shellie Evans | ©

Introduction

Use this campsite as a base to walk or mountain bike in the Lake Ōhau area or in Ruataniwha Conservation Park.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Dump station
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use

Activities

  • Mountain biking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

This campsite is downgraded to a Basic campsite with reduced facilities after Easter weekend to 30 September.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this campsite

Facilities

After Easter weekend – 30 September

Vault toilet only.

Getting there

Turn off SH6 onto Lake Ohau Road 13 km south of Twizel. Travel 17 km to Lake Middleton.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1348700, N5092400
Latitude: -44.2782, Longitude:169.8509

Fees

1 October – Easter weekend

  • 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.

After Easter weekend – 30 September

Free

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.

Activities

Mountain biking / Walking and tramping

Explore the Lake Ōhau area or Ruataniwha Conservation Park: Lake Ōhau area tracks

Contacts

Te Manahuna / Twizel Office
Phone:   +64 3 435 0802
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   esienquiries@doc.govt.nz
Address:   15 Wairepo Road
Twizel 7901
Postal Address:   Private Bag
Twizel 7944
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