Acheron Accomodation House Campsite...

Acheron Accomodation House Campsite

Molesworth Station - Hanmer


7 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

18 Basic Camping

4 Hanmer Springs


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Acheron Accommodation House


Camp at the site of the former Acheron Accomodation House, once used as an overnight carriage stop.

Gravel access. Not suitable for caravans or campervans over seven metres long.


Feature Value Info


South IslandCanterburyHanmer Springs


  • Basic Camping

Operating Season And Hours

Saturday of Labour Weekend to Easter Monday or the second Sunday in April, whichever is the later date.


Laz.'s avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great site, clean and tidy.Entertained by a large family of quail.

Reviewed 7 months ago and experienced in March 2021

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Jerome Robert


Ranking: 8/10

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2018

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Rachel Mudge

Ranking: 6/10

Nice setting. Small space up the top but there is a second space down closer to the river with another toilet and heaps of room. There were a lot of sand flies from the afternoon on ...

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Small camping area. Wouldn't fit more than half a dozen camper vans. Long drop toilet. No rubbish bin. Tap water tastes like mold. Great location off the beaten path. Stay there but bring extra water from elsewhere.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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jan Vlach

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Nice camping site in the middle of nothing. There is water, but not fresh.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Jan Towers

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Toilet only. Beautiful!

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Bev Stott

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Basic but good for a night.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Nick Morrison

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