The jetty at Lake Rotorua is nearby the campsite

Image: Shellie Evans | ©

Introduction

An easily accessible camp in a picturesque setting - enjoy water activities or a stroll in the native bush.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Jetty
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets
  • Water from tap
10 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Four wheel driving
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Camp near the lake edge, surrounded by native bush. Explore tall forests and the lakeshore, or tramp in the D’Urville and Sabine Valleys.

There is a boat ramp and jetty for outdoor activities.

Getting there

Off SH6, east of Murchison. Follow Gowan Valley Road to end.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1566590, N5373011
Latitude: -41.79405, Longitude: 172.59787 

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 can be used at this campsite.

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

Lake Rotoroa Campsite is a great place for boating and kayaking, as well as 4WD and mountain biking nearby.

Know before you go

  • Take repellent for ferocious sandflies.
  • No water skiing.

Contacts

Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonlakesvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Postal Address:   PO Box 55
St Arnaud 7053
Motueka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 528 6543
Email:   info@motuekaisite.co.nz
Address:   20 Wallace Street
Motueka 7120
Postal Address:  
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