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 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.
Bar on the river - not ideal at low tide.