Bookings not required - first come, first served
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 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
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.