Bookings not required - first come, first served
School House Flat campsite is open over summer until the end of Easter break.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
This is the main camping area with 150 sites.
This is a smaller camping area with 20 sites, located 500 m before Schoolhouse Flat.
Campsite ranger on site October – May.
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite. There is a maximum of seven days per stay for this site.
Fees can be paid by EFTPOS when the Campsite Caretaker is onsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
1 km south of Ōtaki, turn into Otaki Gorge Rd. Campsite is 19 km east of Ōtaki township. Narrow gravel access with one stream ford.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1787182, N5471884
Latitude: -40.88273913, Longitude: 175.22165329