Gillespies Beach
Image: Saskia Bloot | ©

Introduction

Camp near an old gold mining settlement and a seal colony. Tracks lead to historic suction and bucket dredges, and Galway Beach.

Access

  • Car

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
8 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

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

Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 752 0360
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   westlandnpvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   69 Cron Street
Franz Josef Glacier 7856
Postal Address:   PO Box 14
Franz Josef Glacier 7856
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