Molesworth Cob Cottage Campsite

Molesworth Cob Cottage Campsite

Camping, Molesworth Station

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6 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

10 Basic Camping

1 Blenheim

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Cobb Cottage Camping Ground

Information

Camp near the original cob homestead built in 1885 close to the Molesworth Farm Park boundary

A remote campsite next to the historic cob homestead, within NZ's largest farm.

Molesworth Station 122 km from Blenheim.

Access road is unsuited to caravans or vehicles over 7 metres long.

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Location

South IslandMarlboroughBlenheim

Categories

  • Basic Camping

Operating Season And Hours

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

Contact

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Accommodation

  • Unpowered Campsite

    Number of tent sites - 20. This campsite is only open when the Acheron Road is open. Weather related conditions and fire threats can close it at any time. Phone +64 3 572 9100 to check if the road is open. Tour operators take tours at other times of year.

    Adult $8/day
    Child $4/day

Reviews

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Tony

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing views. Long drops clean and smell good. Water tastes great. Staff super friendly and helpful. Woman gave me homegrown peaches. Definitely worth the drive.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Roeland Driessen

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great DOC site in the middle of nature. After a long ride on a dirt road the camping is exactly what we expected. Very friendly rangers.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Jan Towers

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Toilet only. Beautiful!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Mark Towers

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Basic but just magic vistas.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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HamishK

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

The quiet of the high country! No frills but perfect after a long day through the 'blue borage' (actually 'vipers bugloss') meadows of the magical Molesworth.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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mawueth

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Travelled from Hanmer End, lunched at Acheron Cob Cottage, beautiful spot for camping, but we chose to drive on to Cob Cottage at the other end.
Drive was amazingly scenic, fairly good gravel road.
Campsite was great, really friendly Rangers, good toilet facility, peaceful and good water.
Totally recommend to anyone thinking of doing this trip.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Nick Morrison

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