IntroductionThis is a quiet family standard campsite on the Otago coast in a bush setting. It connects with two riverside tracks.
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
- Walking and tramping
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Winter: The gate to the campsite is closed to vehicles during winter because of wet conditions. You can still access the tracks and campsite on foot.
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per
- Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Pay at the time of booking.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings for 1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024 will open in 2023. The opening date will be announced on this page in late March 2023.
All bookings operate on a first-come first-served basis. We do not operate waiting lists for bookings for future seasons, or currently booked-out facilities.
Bookings are required all year.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
Approximately 3 km south of Moeraki, turn west off SH1 into Horse Range Rd, or turn on to Horse Range Rad at the north end of Palmerston. Sealed access.
Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1426440-N4969775
Latitude: -45.40447971, Longitude: 170.78875276
Several walks from 1–2 hours return start from the campsite. Find out about Trotters Gorge tracks.