In this remote setting, you will be able to look and listen for kereru, tui and fantail, while brown kiwi can often be heard at night. At dusk you may also see bats. The forest is a mix of rata, rewarewa, rimu, tawa and kowhai trees.
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.
You can only access this campsite from the Whanganui River.
The campsite is situated 95.5 km downstream from Taumarunui.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1765126, N5655601
Latitude: -39.2331696, Longitude: 174.91415657
On the Whanganui River, be aware that:
For a comprehensive gear list, read New Zealand Recreational Canoeing Association’sGuide to the Whanganui River.