Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
This is a good starting or mid-point stop if undertaking the Whanganui Journey. There is a 10 bunk bunkroom and boat access nearby the campsite.
Campers must use the nearby shelters to prepare meals.
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.
44 km west of Owhango, off SH 4 at the end of Oio Rd.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1778918, N5669213
Latitude: -39.10924157, Longitude: 175.07087872
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.