Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no regional fire ban. Check for fire bans before you light.
The campsite is situated amongst coastal manuka forest within 5 minutes walk from Palliser Bay. Can get strong winds.
Address: 44 Ocean Beach Road, Rimutaka Forest Park 5373
45 minutes from Featherston, along Western Lake Road.
Drive south from Featherston along the Western Lake Rd, and then west on Wharekauhau Rd to the coast. Drive north west alongside Ocean Beach to Corner Creek. Unsealed road for at least 3 km with two stream fords. Suitable for large vehicles. Accessible only from the eastern side of the Remutaka Range.
Cape Palliser, 38 km south west of Featherston.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1770503, N5417757
Latitude: -41.37365272, Longitude: 175.03884988
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The campsite pass for rental campervans can be used at this campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
This area is a popular destination for fishing, surfing, walking, hunting and mountain biking.
Permission to have a campfire at this site is determined by the Wairarapa Rural Fire District (WRFD) fire season status. See the WRFD website for the current status.