Ōtaki Forks Campsite
Located in Ōtaki Forks area and Tararua Forest Park in the Wellington/Kapiti region
IntroductionOne of the main entrances to Tararua Forest Park, the campsite is surrounded by open river terraces and regenerating bush.
- Rivers and lakes
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Toilets - flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
- Wheelchair accessible
- Kayaking and canoeing
- Walking and tramping
School House Flat campsite is open over summer until the end of Easter break.
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
School House Flat campsite (closed in winter)
This is the main camping area with 150 sites.
Campsite ranger on site October – May.
- Adult (18+ years): $10 per night
- Child (5–17 years): $5 per night
- Infant (0–4 years): free
Fees can be paid by EFTPOS when the Campsite Caretaker is onsite.
The DOC Campsite Pass can 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
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