This is a scenic campsite in eastern Fiordland. Camp beside the picturesque Lake Te Anau on the road to Milford Sound. It comfortably accommodates campervans and there are also small private sites in regenerating beech forest.

Campsite overview


  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan


  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Campfires permitted (except in fire bans)
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from stream
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
50 non-powered/tent sites

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

Lake Te Anau, Henry Creek. Photo: Keri Moyle
Access to Lake Te Anau from Henry Creek campsite

Getting there

Milford Road, 23 km north of Te Anau. Gravel road

This campsite is the closest DOC campsite to Te Anau on the popular scenic drive to Milford Sound.


Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1192749-N4978212
Latitude: -45.23160733, Longitude: 167.81184458 


  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free


Pay cash at the self-registration kiosk.


The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.


From November 2020, bookings will be required for this site. Bookings will open on 2 November 2020 at 9:30 am, for trips from 2 November 2020.

You'll need an account on our booking system for campsites, huts and lodges to make a booking.


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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