This is a scenic campsite in northern Fiordland. Camp beside the Eglinton River in a grassy area surrounded by small pockets of beech forest. Fly fish in the river.

Campsite overview


  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan


  • Rivers and lakes


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
3 non-powered/tent sites


  • Fishing

Seasonal restrictions

Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no regional fire ban. Check for fire bans before you light. 

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Deer Flat.
Deer Flat

Getting there

Milford Road, adjacent to SH94, 62 km north of Te Anau. Gravel road access


Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1206545-N5004970
Latitude: -44.99949692, Longitude: 168.00793244


  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 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 at the time of booking.


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 are open for stays from 2 November 2020 to 30 June 2021.

From 2 November 2020, bookings are required all year.

Book Deer Flat 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.

Know before you go

There has been regular instances of flooding at this campsite. Access to some of the sites may be restricted and facilities may be affected.


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Postal Address:   PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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