Beach at Papatowai
Image: Benhi Dixon | Creative Commons
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Turn off SH1 at Balclutha. Drive south past Owaka until you reach the Papatowai township. Sealed access.
Grid reference: E1329443-N4837591
Latitude: -46.56074723, Longitude: 169.4699424
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
From November 2020, bookings will be required for this site. Bookings will open on 2 November 2020 at 9:30 am, for trips from 2 November 2020.
You'll need an account on our booking system for campsites, huts and lodges to make a booking.