The Gibbston Community Association rescued a heritage orchard and stone structures from encroaching vegetation at the bottom of Rafter's Road. This heritage and archaeological site takes its name from Rum Currie, a returned war veteran, who lived in this well-preserved hut around the time of the great depression.
The site was registered for protection with the NZ Historic Places Trust and the association added car parking, picnic areas, interpretive signage and a containment toilet.
You can access this track from the Kawarau Suspension Bridge car park or the Peregrine Wines car park.
South Island ▷ Queenstown Region ▷ Queenstown Township
A campsite down by the river and it was for free. Toilet smelled. You could make a fire there and eat free fruit from the trees. It was pretty crowded with young people but fine and for free!
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A lot of space (grass) for the tent, near the beautiful river, a lot of space to make a fire, and a shelter - a lot of fruit trees (cherry).
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Nice campsite, close to a river with toilets. Free.
Great views, free and with a toilet.
Beautiful and scenic.
Amazing! Beautiful at a river, toilet, a hut to make a fire, big place with picnic tables - not crowded.
Quiet site (unpaid), 1km from the road, next to the pure river. It is actually between fruit trees, toilets, fireplaces, tables provided.
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 😍