Otaki Forks Campsite
Image: Benhi Dixon | Creative Commons

Introduction

One of the main entrances to Tararua Forest Park, the campsite is surrounded by open river terraces and regenerating bush.

Highlights

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest
  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible
150 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

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.

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only
COVID-19 vaccination policy

From 15 December 2021 eligible people aged 12 years three months and over must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation. See COVID-19 vaccine policy.

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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