Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Pay online at the time of booking.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
You need to book ahead. Campsite Pass bookings must be completed before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, campground staff (if present) may be able to make the booking for you if space is available. There is a $10 charge for this service. To avoid any disappointment book well in advance.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for the number of people in your party – there are no designated sites. Find space for your party on arrival.
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
From 15 December 2021 eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.