You MUST be self-contained
Maximum 3 night stay
No camping 23 December to second Monday in January
No camping within 20m of the lake shore
South Island ▷ Mount Cook - MacKenzie ▷ Fairlie
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Excellent views and totally free. No one around so very quiet and peaceful.
Ideal free spot before visiting Tekapo, not too far from main road turn off. Clean toilets, no water supply, grass a bit long in places. Nice lake and pretty views, bit too cold for a swim in October!
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Panoramic view of a mountains. Yes please. There isn’t a reason not to stay here. We were in love. Oh and a beautiful lake too and SO SO QUIET.
Great spot, not a huge amount of space so be prepared to share, views to die for, toliets good. Best cafe in the South island just down the road
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Stunning camping spot! Beautiful view of the lake and snow capped mountains. Only 2 other motorhomes there but we had a spot slightly further down which made it feel like we were completely secluded.
Didn't notice any sandflies either. Highly recommend!
Went to the other 2 camping spots nearby, but didn't want to stay there as there were no other campers and it was a very isolated area. This site has one other camper, and was a bit more open, so felt safer here. Another camper pulled in late at night. Beautiful sunrise and sunset views, stunning spot to stay for free.
Beautiful quiet spot at night, although gets busy with kayakers and tourists early in the morning. Some stunning photo opportunities on the lake.
Bernd das Brot
A fine nice place to stay close to the lake, quiet with public toilets.
Beautiful place! Lots of space!
Tristan & Jolie
Beautiful lake and views across to the snow covered mountains, clean flushing toilet, plenty of room for lots of campers although mostly on a slight slope.
Went last wek with our family who go there often het boating,water sking etc.WOW what a picture perfect spot on this earth. Toilets clean. Plenty of camping places and the night sky to die for.. we are so lucjy in NZ to have places like thus to camp ... free as well.
Such a wonderful place and free! Next to the lake, great atmosphere. No showers, only toilets. Must be self-contained.
Stunningly beautiful spot to camp near the lake, looking across the mountains. Only 3 other lots of campers there in October. Peaceful, and a good, clean flushing toilet.