All public camping grounds are closed until further notice, due to COVID-19 elevated alert level
Where can I camp?
- Rangitata River Mouth
- Ashburton Holiday Park
- Rakaia Gorge
Rangitata River Mouth
|Camp Fees:||Unpowered||$15 for 2 people per day|
$550 Season for 91 days
|||Powered||$17 for 2 people per day|
|||Seasonal||$630 (91 days = $6.92 per night)|
|||||$6 extra adult per day|
||||| $2 per child (5-13 years) per day|
|||||Children 1-5 years free|
Ashburton Holiday Park
For more information, call (03) 308 6805 or visit their website
Situated on the South Terrace of the Upper Rakaia River,
the camp contains 48 non powered sites over an area of about 2.2 hectares. The camp is accessed off the Inland Scenic Route immediately south of the Rakaia "high bridge".
- $5 per person, per night (max $20 per site)
- $20 per person, per week
- $10 for storage only per week
Situated on a private farm (Redcliff Station) land approximate 27KM northwest of Methven – please follow the signs along the road. Onsite facilities are very basic long drop toilets. Camp fee $2/night. Campers can access the Rakaia River for fishing activities.
At Rakaia Hut accessed off Kingsburys Road, some sites are available at "donation rate levels". Camping is permitted overnight but not long term. Toilet facilities only are provided.
These are picnic areas but overnight stay is permitted with a self-contained caravan (with the exception of Taylor Stream). Each of these locations is adjacent to the highway. Toilet facilities are provided.