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Otto/MacDonalds Campsite

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15 mins north by car from Franz Josef, a beaut spot! Easily accessible. Boat, fish for trout or swim in Lake Mapourika.

Price

$6.50 - $13

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Access: Car, campervan and caravan.

Bookings: Bookings not required, first come, first served.

Facilities: Boat ramp, flushing toilets, tap water, wheelchair access with assistance. 20 non-powered tent sites. No dogs are allowed.

Activities: Boating, fishing, swimming.

Fees

Find out more on the Department of Conservation website.

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Getting there

SH6, 15 km north of Franz Josef/Waiau at the northern end of Lake Mapourika. Short driveway off SH6. Gravel access.

Directions

Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Franz Josef Highway, WEST COAST, New Zealand

SH6, 15 km north of Franz Josef/Waiau at the northern end of Lake Mapourika. Short driveway off SH6. Gravel access.

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