Explore this valley's alpine beauty and native birds in amazing red beech forests. Maruia Hot Springs are nearby.

Campsite overview


  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan


  • Forest


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings required


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


  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Fishing
  • Scenic driving
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

This is a large campsite with many walks nearby. There are natural hot pools on both sides of Lewis Pass.

Getting there

Beside SH 7, 6.5 km east of Springs Junction.


NZTM2000 coordinates: E1536021, N5311048
Latitude: -42.35020091, Longitude: 172.22319964


  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free
Up to 1 November 2020

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

From 2 November 2020

Pay online at the time of booking.


The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.


From November 2020, bookings will be required for this site. Bookings will open on 21 October 2020 at 9:30 am, for trips from 2 November 2020.

You'll need an account on our booking system for campsites, huts and lodges to make a booking.

From 2 November 2020, bookings are required all year.

Book Marble Hill Campsite online.

A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.


Bird and wildlife watching

You can see kaka, kakariki and other native birds around the campsite and up towards Lake Daniell.

Walking and tramping

Explore the Lewis Pass and Maruia areas from here. Take a short walk to the Sluice Box Gorge or tramp the full Lake Daniell Track - both start at the campsite. Find the Maruia Hot Springs 10 minutes down the road.


From Marble Hill you can easily access numerous world class trout fishing rivers.

Hot pools

The Maruia Springs Thermal Resort hot pools are just 10 minutes down the road.

Know before you go

Boil or treat water before drinking.


Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 731 1895
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   4294 Coast Road
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Postal Address:   4294 Coast Road
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Reefton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 732 8391
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   67–69 Broadway
Postal Address:   PO Box 100
Reefton 7851
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