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5 St Arnaud


The camp, adjacent to Lake Rotoiti, has sites tucked amongst kanuka/manuka forest. It is a 3 km drive or 30 minute walk, 2-3 km depending which way you go, from St Arnaud village and has a boat launching ramp nearby.

Water from tap
Picnic Table
Rubbish Bin
Showers (cold)

The camp is open from mid-December to March and over Easter. It has two separate camping areas, Jetty and Buller.

Prior bookings are essential over the Christmas holiday period, classic and power boat weekends, and Easter.

These camping areas have no power.

• The camp is within Nelson Lakes National Park, park by-laws apply.
• No domestic pets are allowed.
• Sites must be vacated by 11 am on the day of departure.
• Speed limit in the camping areas is 5 km/hr.
• Excessive noise in the campgrounds after 11 pm will not be tolerated.
• Please keep rubbish to a minimum.
• No fires.
• New Zealand Motor Caravan Association Pass is not valid at this camp.
• Jet skis are prohibited.

The management reserves the right to cancel tenancy at any time if park by-laws or these regulations are contravened and under such circumstances will not refund any fees paid in advance.


  • Adult

    18 years and over.

  • Child

    5-17 years. 0-4 years are FREE.

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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