Pleasant Flat Campsite

Pleasant Flat Campsite

Mount Aspiring National Park

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35 Rankers Reviews

9 Face-to-Face

15 Haast

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Pleasant Flat Camping Ground

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The Pleasant Flat Camping Ground is the first of the DOC campsites as you drive towards Wanaka over Haast Pass. This large grassy sheltered camp site is tucked nicely among the mountains. Take in the magnificent views of Mt Hooker from the campsite. Fish in nearby Haast River, enjoy short walks or picnics. Be prepared for the mega sandfly onslaught.

Great information boards about the local fauna and flora. Everything is wheelchair accessible, there are picnic tables and a shelter to cook in.

Total fire ban.

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South IslandWest CoastHaast

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  • Basic Camping

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Showing 8 reviews of 35.

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Bex

Ranking: 10/10

This campsite was perfect for what we needed. Only an hour from Wanaka, good nightly rates, quiet enough. No complaints here!

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Ju

Ranking: 3/10

We passed Cameron Flat camp site but wanted to drive a bit longer. We then stopped here for the night. Looks less nice than Cameron flat I’d say. A basic rest area along the road. Nothing charming. Long drop toilets. Sandfly apocalypse, forget to have dinner or a beer outside, this was serious sandfly madness. Ranger passed in the morning to check payments.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Lauren

Ranking: 6/10

Nice little spot for the night, apocalyptic sandflies though and very busy

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Libby

Ranking: 7/10

In the middle of no where but fine for one night. Toilets are basic, no soap. Lovely views

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Charlotte

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty nice area. Small and quiet. Being a DOC site you have to fill in a form so dont forget a pen and correct change (learn from our mistake). Beautiful frost on the grass and plants surrounding in the morning.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Renee

Ranking: 8/10

Good spot but gets full quickly. Toilets need a torch pretty much day and night.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Stefan Miedzinski

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Nice place but awful lot of sandflies. Beautiful scenery.
Toilets available.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Karo

Ranking: 7/10

Hundreds of sandflies so don't forget your insect repellent. Clean flush toilets, water supply and roofed picnic area.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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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Nick Morrison

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