Otto/MacDonalds campsite

Image: Katrina Henderson | DOC

Introduction

Easily accessible. Boat, fish for trout or swim in Lake Mapourika.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

SH6, 15 km north of Franz Josef/Waiau at the northern end of Lake Mapourika. Short driveway off SH6. Gravel access.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1374926, N5202284
Latitude: -43.29861941, Longitude: 170.22522927

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

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.

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
Hokitika Office
Phone:   +64 3 756 9100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   hokitika@doc.govt.nz
Address:   10 Sewell Street
Hokitika 7810
Postal Address:   Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842
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