Putangirua Pinnacles Campsite at dusk
Image: Benhi Dixon | Creative Commons
Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no regional fire ban. Check for fire bans before you light.
There is tap water available but it is not safe for drinking. Water is not always available, so take your own.
The campsite is located halfway between Cape Palliser and Lake Ferry. 58 km south of Martinborough via Lake Ferry Rd, turn on to Cape Palliser Road and continue for approximately 13 km.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1785772, N5408882
Latitude: -41.45015607, Longitude: 175.22403217
Address: 1341 Cape Palliser Road, Featherston 5772
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Permission to have a campfire at this site is determined by the Wairarapa Rural Fire District fire season status. Check the current status.