A track behind the campsite leads to a rusting steam boiler, a relic from the days when Maori Beach supported two sawmills and a school.
All campsites on the Rakiura Track have a small shelter where you can set up cooking equipment if you need to, as well as a rainwater tank and toilet.
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:
Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.
For all visitors:
The DOC Campsite Pass cannot be used at this campsite.
The campsite is located on the Rakiura Track near the beach at a historic sawmill site halfway between Lee Bay and Port William Hut.
Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1225646-N4799095
Latitude: -46.85664972, Longitude: 168.08849457