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Katipo Creek Shelter Campsite

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Access to Campsite:

By foot or mountain bike.


In the Great Walks season (1 Oct – 30 Apr)
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand (and all vistors 1 May - Sep):

Adult (18+ years): $16 per person, per night
Child (17 years and under): free but booking still required

International visitors:

Adult (18+ years): $24 per person, per night
Child (17 years and under): $12 per person, per night
Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.

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Overseeing Body:

Information courtesy of the Department of Conservation

Dog Policy:

No dogs, sorry.

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Tasman, Nelson, South Island


This is a walk-in campsite on the Heaphy Track.

It has a grassy area for tents with coastal vistas.

Facilities and services

  • Number of campers - 10
  • Number of tent sites - 5

All campsites on the Heaphy Track have water from a tap and toilets that are supplied with toilet paper. Katipo Creek Shelter campsite has a long drop toilet and also sinks.

Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities.

Hut wardens move between nearby huts in the summer. As well as checking campsite bookings, they are able to provide information about the track and weather to campers.

Bookings are required all year round.


+64 3 546 9339
Email/Contact Us: nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
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