Siberia Campsite

Image: Diana Parr | ©

Introduction

This is a standard campsite in the Motueka area. The campsite adjoins the Rolling River, popular for fly fishing, at the start of the Wangapeka Track.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets
  • Water from stream
40 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

By car

Turn off SH 61 at Tapawera. Follow Rd to Bushend Rd then Wangapeka River Rd.

Gravel road, not suitable for caravans and campervans. The Dart River ford crossing may be impassible after heavy rain.

By foot

Siberia Flat Campsite used to have walking access via swing bridge, however the bridge washed away in June 2014, and is yet to be replaced.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1565225, N5412008
Latitude: -41.4427498, Longitude: 172.58371404

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot be used at this campsite.

DOC/NZMCA campsite passes can not be used at this campsite.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

The Wangapeka River is popular for fly fishing.

Know before you go

Take repellent for ferocious sand flies. 

Fires are only permitted in the formal fireplaces.

Note: a total fire ban may be imposed during dry conditions.

Check It's Alright

Contacts

Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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