Cob Cottage
Image: Paul Mahoney | DOC

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Introduction

Camp near the original cob cottage built in 1885 close to the Molesworth Recreation Reserve boundary.

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Mountain bike

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
20 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Mountain biking
  • Scenic driving

Seasonal restrictions

Acheron Road is open 7 am – 7 pm daily from 1 October to Easter Monday or the second Sunday in April – whichever is later. It can close without warning.

Note: Since 2022 the road started opening on 1 October. Older brochures may say it opens on Labour weekend, which is now incorrect. 

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

Contacts

Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 546 9339
Email nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Hours Visitor centre hours and services
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