IntroductionCamp on a river delta at the outlet of Twelve-Mile Creek near the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Go boating, swimming and fishing or enjoy the walking and mountain biking tracks. Regenerating forest surrounds the campsite.
- Rivers and lakes
- Boat launching
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
- Wheelchair accessible with assistance
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Twelve Mile Delta was a location for Ithilien Camp in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Find out more about this and other Lord of the Rings film locations.
Payment with a DOC Campsite Pass is preferred. Otherwise, pay your fees with cash at the self-registration stand at the campsite or to the camp warden if present. Put the correct fee in the envelope provided and place the receipt section of the envelope on your vehicle or tent.
- Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Glenorchy Rd, 12 km west from Queenstown.
Road sealed from highway to river delta, narrow gravel roads around campsite.
Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1249410-N4999902
Latitude: -45.06744151, Longitude: 168.54651706
Choosing a safe tent site
For your safety we recommend not camping under the trees at this campsite.