Campground in Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
Camp on the shores of Lake Whakatipu, New Zealand’s longest lake. Swim, kayak, fish or go boating on the lake, or enjoy the scenery. Plenty of lovely day walks nearby.
Unpowered sites: 15 Facilities: Pit toilets, untreated tap water. No fires permitted. Dogs on leash only. Campsite operated by Department of Conservation.
Fees Adult (18+ years): $15 per night Child (5–17 years): $7.50 per night Infant (0–4 years): free Passes The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite. Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. Sites may not be available if you do not pre-book. Bookings are open for the 2023/24 season. Bookings are required all year. A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Boil water for your own protection.
Booking from the campsite might not be possible Mobile phone coverage is patchy at this campsite. It is recommended to book and paying for the campsite on the DOC booking system before arriving.
Choosing a safe tent site For your safety we recommend not camping under the trees at this campsite.
Water Safety Be aware that the head of the lake is a challenging place for swimming and can be dangerous. There are strong currents where the river meets the lake, and the lake is very cold. Kinloch is in a remote area so if you get into trouble it can take a long time to get help.
AddressFrom Glenorchy follow the Glenorchy - Paradise Rd, turn left into Priory Rd then right into Glenorchy - Routeburn Rd. Follow to Kinloch Rd. Campsite at Kinloch.
Phone number+64 3 442 7935