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. 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 68 km downstream from Taumarunui.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1772718, N5667007
Latitude: -39.12933246, Longitude: 174.99924798
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.
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.