Henry Creek Campsite

Henry Creek Campsite

Milford Rd

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81 Rankers Reviews

35 Face-to-Face

226 Basic Camping

39 Te Anau

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This campsite is the closest DOC campsite to Te Anau on the popular scenic drive to Milford Sound.

This is the closest campsite from Te Anau along the Milford Road. There are small private sites tucked in amongst regenerating beech forest. The camping spot is beside Lake Te Anau and is a great place for picnics and short walks. No fires permitted at any time.

Location
Milford Rd, 25 km north of Te Anau. Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1192749-N4978212

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Location

South IslandFiordlandTe Anau

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  • Basic Camping

Operating Season And Hours

This campsite cannot be booked, sites are on a first come basis.

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Accommodation

  • Unpowered Sites

    Sites - 30. Toilet is wheelchair accessible with assistance.

    Adult $15/day
    Child $7.50/day

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Thad

Ranking: 7/10

Nice campsite, close to lake, in forest.
$30 ($15 per adult) a little pricy for just drop toilets and campsite but its the cheapest one close to Te Anau (20min drive).
Unpowered and powered campsites in Te Anau are around $50 (for two people) however they are very domestic and dont have the “camp in the wild feeling” that this one has.
We stayed here and drove to Milford Sound the next day. If are doing the same as us and you have the time, drive to the campsites further up. Looks like it would be more beautiful staying up there.

Reviewed 13 days ago

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Julianne McKie

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Large site with lots of secluded areas to park or set up tent. Toilets, picnic tables, able to access waterfront. Nice area for walking, quiet.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Will M

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely site.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Julie

Ranking: 9/10

Just loved the place! Close enough to Te Anau (around 25 km) and very quiet and peaceful. You can camp by the lake and the sunset is magical.

Reviewed 6 months ago and experienced in April 2019

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lucy Ashenden

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Fab spot 20 mins from te anau, phone reception if you stand on the top of a picnic table at the top of the park. Beautiful place to park and walk. Take your air freshener to the drop loos

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Felix

Ranking: 6/10

The best thing is the view. The toilets are disgusting so we didn't use them. We found it quite expensive (13$ pp) just to park a self contained vehicle for a single night. But freedom camping self contained in this area isn't allowed, so we didn't have any other choice. Just to expensive. We have enjoyed much better facilities for free other places.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Armando Rodriguez Bringas

Ranking: 10/10

Was a incredible experience stayed in this place, the lake is amazing an the view on the sunset.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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JT

Ranking: 3/10

lot of mosquitos, terrible smelling toilet and you have to pay 13$ pp.? We had holiday parks for the same price. but there is no other chance if you want to visit milford sound.

Reviewed 9 months ago and experienced in January 2019

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