Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Bowen Falls Walk closed > Predator control for Eglinton Valley > Be prepared for stinging nettle on Lake Marian Track > Mackay Creek Campsite permanently closed > The Chasm Walk open with changes
Please note that freedom camping (within 200m of the road) is not allowed on the Milford Road.
Along the Milford Road (between Te Anau and The Divide) you can stay at one of ten DOC camping areas. These are in picturesque spots beside bush, rivers and lakes, often with opportunities for bush walks or trout fishing nearby. Most have fire places, picnic tables, toilets and access to river water, and are very reasonably priced (take cash for self registration). Please note that freedom camping (within 200m of the road) is not allowed on the Milford Road.
Enjoy the convenience of our brand-new campground facilities, complete with guest kitchen, dining and lounge area and bathrooms. Or, you may prefer to enjoy a meal at our on-site café. Guest facilities also include laundry, and limited satellite Internet is available for purchase.
During the summer months, we highly recommend booking ahead to avoid disappointment.
Please note, if you do not have a booking, please ring ahead to see if we have any vacancies. We are very busy at the moment.
Park up for the night amidst lush Fiordland forest in our Rainforest Campervan Park – it’s the ultimate NZ Must-Do for those exploring New Zealand by campervan! Milford Lodge is surrounded by huge mountains and a fast-flowing river and is only minutes from the Milford Sound boat cruise departure point.
The dramatic country of the Milford Sound has huge surrounding mountains and a fast-flowing river, and the Lodge.
There are 20 sites available for caravans or campervans only, please ring ahead during the peak season to avoid missing out. Cook for yourself in the brand new kitchen and dining facility, or you can enjoy a drink and a great
meal at the café. The dining and recreation area is large and comfortable, there are unisex ablutions, and a laundry. As this is a national park, pets are not permitted. The local wildlife includes keas and voracious sandflies. Storage facilities for campers are provided at the Lodge free of charge, and you can book a variety of trips from here. Please note we have a strict no tenting policy.
Alerts Modified Date: 2024-2-6 > Portable toilets at Kidds Bush Campsite
Kidds Bush Camping Area Number of tent sites - 40 Camp lakeside in a large grassy area with good shade from mountain beech trees. Walk around the lake, go fishing or swimming.
Right on the edge of Lake Hawea, this is a large camping ground with sites
scattered amongst large established shade trees. There are 100 sites with
power and plenty of tent site, this camp is a great place to view the sunset with
the light shining on the mountains over the lake, which offers a stunning natural
show. The office carries basic supplies and information on all the activities in the area, and there is a big fire place to socialise around. wo basic but clean kitchens with all amenities, one with a TV, also internet access, and free DVD
hire. Two basic, clean ablution blocks and a disability unit, recently painted and
modernised. The shower and toilet block is tidy, and showers are included in
the price. The laundry has automatic equipment and linen to hire, and there is a boat ramp. You can use the camp fishing rods, fish cleaning facilities, plus a fish smoker is provided for your catch. Plenty of activities for children, with a
playground that includes a couple of old tractors, and safe swimming in the lake.
Dogs can stay off-peak (end of January to December 20) and there is 30 mins
free wifi for guests, or you can purchase a 24 hour card. Your hosts are the
Burdon family. Tent sites $17 per adult and power sites from $36 for two adults.
This self-registration campsite is located near the Clutha River, a few kilometres
from Wanaka. It is popular with summer holidaymakers and strategically placed for
day trips to Mount Aspiring National Park (via Matukituki Valley or Makarora) and
the Queenstown/Arrowtown region. Toilets, taps, rubbish bins and picnic tables
are provided. Price per adult is $7, 15 and under $3.50, children under 5 are free.
From this large camping complex, you can walk to Wanaka township, and
just see the lake through the trees. Over 200 sites are placed underneath
large pine trees, and some weeping willows, and some are in the open.
While the main amenities block has a large kitchen with plenty of cooking
appliances, a fridge and TV, there is also space to socialise while fixing dinner.
There are showers in the ablution blocks and the well-equipped laundry
has banks of automatic machines and a drying room. Extra amenities are
available at peak times. There is a playground and ‘safe swimming down at
the lake, and squash/tennis courts next door. The public dump station is
at the front gate, and your host is Aggi Sanders. All sites $19 per person.
This holiday park with its lovely mountain views and glorious sunsets has
approximately 40 sites amongst tree-lined and sheltered hedges. The
facilities are modern and sparkling, and one of the ablution blocks is ‘5 star’
style, with underfloor heating and other luxurious extra. There is a spa
, sauna, fitness centre and playground here. A courtesy vintage car pickup
may be available from local restaurants and you can book at the office
for local trips and attractions. The Upukerora River is 250 metres away
where you can go swimming, fishing and kayaking, pets are welcome by arrangement
so please call first. Your friendly hosts are the Saunders
family. Unpowered sites are from $18 per person, and $20 for powered.
Prices start at $45.
Nestled above Wanaka township, and with lovely views of the hills and the lake, is this immaculately set out camp ground. Take the road to Mt Aspiring/Glendhu Bay for 2kms then turn left onto Studholme Road North (make sure you dont take Studholme South). This camp is ideal for skiers and summer visitors alike as it is well set up with just about everything you could need. With its landscaped grounds and large established shade trees, this camp gets lovely sun all day, and enjoys great mountain views. Plentiful ablutions (with under floor heating), good kitchen, the lounge has a wood burner and Sky TV. There is a children's playground here and a covered BBQ area. For the skier, a workshop and safe storage for ski-gear, and enjoy a soak in the two hot spas and/or the sauna. Motorhome sites are all on hard stands and spacious, some tent sites are also available. With renovations and upgrades every year, and spotless presentation, this is a camp you will want to stay at. Everything you need is included in the price (except for laundry facilities), even unlimited wifi and a car wash. If you want to go in to town for a meal or a drink, there is a free courtesy pickup available from 4-9pm. Your hosts are Andrea and Justin Kendrick. Prices start at $45.
Powered Camping Sites:
The Spacious 7m X 7m Campervan sites are mostly grassed.
Each site includes Power, Water, Waste, 24 hour access to the common areas that contain TV lounge, bathrooms, kitchen, dining and Free WiFi.
Non Powered – Tent Sites:
Choose your own Non Powered – tent site at the Te Anau Lakeview Kiwi Holiday Park, each site includes 24 hour access to the common areas that contain TV lounge, bathrooms, kitchen, dining and our Free WiFi.
The family owned Kiwi Holiday Park is situated on the southern shore of Lake Te Anau. We invite you to experience Fiordland National Park from our spacious Lakeside Holiday Park. Our quiet established park has amazing lake and mountain views, children's play area, Free Barbecues, picnic tables, Sky TV, IAC and wireless internet, laundries, sauna/spa bath, communal bathrooms and kitchens.
Tent sites from $18 per person and power sites are from $42 for two adults. Children under 15 years are $10.
An attractive park 3km along the Wanaka-Mt Aspiring Road where 100 camping sites are terraced and sheltered by tree belts around the outside. Powered sites are on a hard stand, with a small grassed area and picnic table for each site, and the top sites have a wonderful view and a clean and modern kitchen with plenty of cooking appliances, fridges and TV. Down one level is the recreation room, with internet and a lounging deck so you can watch the children as they swim in the pool that comes complete with 3 slides and a balancing beam. More amenities are provided on a lower level where a little area is set aside for tents, with plenty of sunny sites. There are automatic machines in the laundry and a drying room for use in the ski season. There are two BBQ facilities in the camp, one on each level. There is also an indoor spa pool and a dump point here, and you can pick up a ski bus at the gate. Your hosts are Tracey and Patrick Perkins. Tent sites from $18 per person and power sites are from $42 for two adults. Children under 15 years are $10.