Introduction

Camp in the forest on the flanks of Mount Ruapehu; a good base for exploring Tongariro National Park.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets
  • Water from tap
12 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Climbing
  • Hunting
  • Skiing and ski touring
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Facilities

  • 6 of the 12 campsites are suitable for campervans.

Getting there

Ohakune Mountain Road, 2 km from Ohakune township.

Gravel access.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E180954, N5637025
Latitude: -39.39168736, Longitude: 175.43079826

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): 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

Walking and tramping

Explore this national park on nearby walking tracks.

Other activities

Other activities nearby include skiing, hunting or alpine climbing.

Contacts

Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Postal Address:   PO Box 71029
Whakapapa Village
Mount Ruapehu 3951
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