People swimming at Waiohine Gorge
Image: Nina Mercer | ©
From Carterton drive through Matarawa. Follow Moffats Rd, Joseph Rd then Waiohine Gorge Rd to end. 18 km NW of Greytown.
Waiohine Gorge Road is gravel, narrow and windy in places with two forded stream crossings – drive carefully.
18 km northwest from Greytown in the Tararua Forest Park.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1800980, N5458936
Latitude: -40.9960276, Longitude: 175.39027388
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot 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.
Visitors must contact DOC before using the abseiling site.
A 92 m suspension bridge takes you to tracks up the valley.
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.