Lyell Campsite

Lyell Campsite

Buller Gorge

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38 Rankers Reviews

16 Face-to-Face

232 Basic Camping

8 Murchison

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Lyell Camping Ground
Cooking shelter at Lyell Camping Ground

Information

This is a very easily accessible campsite just off the main highway. It is set in a large grassy area in the historic gold-rush town of Lyell.

There are BBQ areas, picnic tables, a shelter to cook in, please note there are NO rubbish bins here. Take the dog for a walk and explore the battery (rock crusher).

Take ALL rubbish with you - there are no rubbish bins at this site. What you take in, you must take out. PLEASE RESPECT THIS!

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Location

South IslandNelson RegionMurchison

Categories

  • Basic Camping

Contact

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Accommodation

  • Tent Sites

    Water from tap, Toilets, Barbecue, Picnic Table, Rubbish Bin.

    Adult $8/day
    Child $4/day

Reviews

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Cass

Ranking: 8/10

We didn’t stay the night here but definitely worth a stop if you are going by. Do the short walk to the creek. Cool suspended cable foot bridge. We didn’t have time for the longer walk. Would be a great free camp otherwise.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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JT

Ranking: 9/10

8$ pp is ok for one Night. nice place but lot of sandflies. nice historic cemetery close by.

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Rod Cochrane

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Great site, very clean, easy to find a spot, and a very beautiful spot to wake up too. Plenty of walks nearby to keep All interested

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Allain Riepema

Ranking: 7/10

Nice and quiet campsite.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Vander Plancke Julien

France

Ranking: 3/10

We stopped there on a rainy day and waked up surrounded by the sandflies. There were thousands.
Toilets are not clean.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Stacey Cheong

Ranking: 6/10

The grass was so soft that we got stuck in the mud when trying to looking for a spot. Luckily the locals helped us to push our campervan. It was really sweet of them for helping us out. In the end we parked on a rocky spot.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Irina Dubrovskaya

Ranking: 7/10

Basic campground and close to the Main Street. There are plenty of spots for your campervan and also lots of sandflies.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Lisa Erikssen

Ranking: 5/10

Beautiful campgroud but the long drop toilets were dirty and a lot of sandflies.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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