Perry Saddle Campsite
Campground in Nelson Tasman, Tasman New Zealand
This is one of nine Great Walk campsites on the Heaphy Track. There are spectacular views out to the distant tooth-shaped peaks known as Dragons Teeth and Mt Olumpus, and glimpses of the red tussock grasslands that the track crosses. Take a dip in the deep but cold pool in Gorge Creek near the hut. Listen for great spotted kiwi at night.
All campsites on the Heaphy Track have water from a tap and toilets that are supplied with toilet paper Gouland Downs campsite has a long drop toilet. It also has sinks. This campsite is beside Perry Saddle Hut. Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities. Perry Saddle campsite 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 year round for all huts and campsites on the Heaphy Track. See Fees and bookings.
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