Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Camp in a remote setting. The forest is a mix of rata, rewarewa, rimu, tawa, and kowhai trees.
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:
For all visitors:
The DOC Campsite Pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Bookings are required if you want to stay between 1 October – 30 April as part of the Whanganui Journey.
Whanganui River Road, on SH 43, 21 km from Taumarunui.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1786004, N5687522
Latitude: -38.94152742, Longitude: 175.14618482
Maximum 2 consecutive nights stay for Whanganui Journey river trip campers. You won’t be charged for staying an extra night at a campsite or hut due to high river levels – don’t canoe the river when water levels are predicted to rise or flooded.