Introduction

This is a Great Walk campsite in the Whanganui area. This is one of four road access points to the Whanganui Journey. Look and listen for kererū, tūi and fantail. Brown kiwi can often be heard at night.

Access

  • Boat
  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Great Walk

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
36 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Kayaking and canoeing

Seasonal restrictions

In the Great Walks season (1 October 2020 – 30 April 2021):

  • Bookings are required if staying as part of the Whanganui Journey

Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2021 – 30 September 2021):

  • Bookings are not required - first come, first served

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

Contacts

Whanganui Office
Phone:   +64 6 349 2100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   whanganui@doc.govt.nz
Address:   34-36 Taupo Quay
Whanganui 4500
Postal Address:   Private Bag 3016
Whanganui 4540
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