Twelve Mile Delta Campsite

Twelve Mile Delta Campsite




100 Rankers Reviews

37 Face-to-Face

236 Basic Camping

71 Queenstown Township



Twelve Mile Delta
River delta
Twelve Mile Delta Camping Ground


The Twelve Mile Delta Camping Ground is massive - 100 sites so bring your mates, grandma, everyone!

Recent landscaping, roads and new toilets. Regenerating forest surrounds the campsite. It’s also a popular picnicking and fishing spot with a basic boat ramp available.

Have your fees ready as they will be collected by a DOC representative.


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South IslandQueenstown RegionQueenstown Township


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Showing 8 reviews of 99.

Klaudia's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic. Easy to get to. So much space.
Surrounded by the hills with Lake view.
Mobile reception pretty OK. Toilets clean.
Love it. Sun rises just above the hill at the Lake side.
It is a must if you are in this area.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Libby's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

About 15 minutes from queenstown. So a better option than paying for the expensive campsites in the town. Toilets aren’t much. Lovely view but a tad expensive for what there is.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Chieco Family

Ranking: 9/10

You need to pay to stay. However it’s 20min from Queenstown and perfect place to stop with the camper and do daytrips. They have toilets and running water to wash hands. The lake and views of mountains very beautiful. They have some seating by a lot of sites. It was lovely and quiet and very handy.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Taylor's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

This is the perfect position if you’re wanting to spend the evening in Queenstown and stop off somewhere fuss free to sleep the night. There are limited resources, however it is spacious and felt very safe. We were very far from our neighbors and there was plenty of room.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ranking: 6/10

nice campsite close to the town and a good alternative to the expensive holiday parks in this area. but very loud and much sandflies.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2019

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Helena Wong

United States

Ranking: 8/10

15mins from town. Lots of people here the one night I was there, but spread out in a way that doesnt feel too crowded. Water is recommended to be boiled before use. Clean bathrooms, but otherwise no other facilities. Minimal sandflies.

Cheaper if you stay more days. There was a different rate for 4 or 7 consecutive day stays.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Megan Belanger

Ranking: 10/10

Plenty of campsites in both sun and shade. Lake was beautiful and great for a swim or paddle boarding. Clean toilets! Awesome walks in the area. We walked to Bobs Cove in the morning and it was a great start to our day. Beautiful views and location.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Henk Sjon


Ranking: 9/10

Queenstown is a town you must visit while travelling through NZ. Too bad the parking is absolutely garbage and the overcrowded streets are everywhere. Luckily there is this campsite. It is a short 10 to 15 minutes drive along the coast. The site itself has a great view and we stayed there 2 nights because it was so relaxing. You have acces to a lot of walks there and even a Lord of the rings movie scene. Nice.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in December 2018

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