Needhams Cottage
Image: Anna Morley | DOC

Introduction

Camp here and explore one of the most intact historic goldfield towns in Otago. Walk, mountain bike or four wheel drive around the reserve. The historic track from Arrowtown to Macetown links with the the multi-day Motatapu Track.

Find things to do and places to stay Macetown Historic Reserve

It's a challenging 45 minute walk up the Rich Burn Valley from the 4WD carpark at the road’s end to reach Homeward Bound stamper battery.

A four wheel drive with high clearance and ideally a snorkel is needed to get to Macetown. Four wheel driving permitted within the reserve. 

Contacts

Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 442 7935
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Queenstown
9300
Postal Address:   PO Box 811
Queenstown 9348
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