Bookings not required - first come, first served
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Behind Mt Aurum Homestead you’ll find a self-registration booth, flush toilets and running water.
Don't camp adjacent to the homestead/school area. The flush toilets are closed in winter; two pit toilets are available nearby.
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite. There is a maximum of seven days per stay for this site.
DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
17.5 km north of Queenstown, off Skippers Road near Coronet Peak. Gravel access.
Skippers Road is winding and has steep drop-offs. 4WD is recommended. Rental cars are generally prohibited.
Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1258674-N5025449
Latitude: -44.84264845, Longitude: 168.68112312
The historic site is protected - the removal of any material is illegal.
During high winds small-sized branches are falling out of dead trees within the densely forested pine stands in Mount Aurum Recreation Reserve. Avoid areas of dead trees during high winds.