Introduction

Close to Reefton township and a great base for exploring Victoria Forest Park walks. Try gold fossicking in the creek, or mountain bike the road.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Forest

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from stream
18 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Mountain biking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Once a gold mining area this is now a popular picnicking and camping site.

Campers at Slab Hut Creek campground.
Campers at Slab Hut Creek campground

Getting there

Off SH7 on Slab Hut Creek Rd. 10 km south of Reefton. Gravel road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1500236, N5332147
Latitude: -42.15645374, Longitude: 171.7924236

Fees

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

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

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans can 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.

Know before you go

  • The campsite is well drained but be prepared for West Coast downpours.
  • Boil or treat water before drinking.

Contacts

Reefton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 732 8391
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   reefton@i-site.org
Address:   67–69 Broadway
Reefton
Postal Address:   PO Box 100
Reefton 7851
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