Te Anau Mossburn Highway

Te Anau Mossburn Highway

Overnight Campervan Parking



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Javier Williams's avatar

Javier Williams

Ranking: 7/10

Its a nice spot for overnight before go to Milford sound. We arrived a little bit late and we had some problems to find a gap.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Dominick Clark

Ranking: 8/10

Nice spot, right beside the river. Very small space, only room for 2-3 vans. Maybe more if you're all travelling together and don't have to worry about blocking anyone in.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Chris Taesali

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Great little stop with creek running near. Little room, maybe 5 (3 at main, 2 down small short road). No signage. Don’t go down the gravel farm roads. Hard to turn around. There’s an angler sign at spot. No facilities. Road is quite considering closeness.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Kelly Linn

Ranking: 10/10

Great little stop! Only room for 5 or so. No toilets. But the stars are beautiful at night and mountains beautiful in the morning! Turn off is right past the guardrail coming from Te Aneu, no signs indicating camping.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Nicki Chow


Ranking: 5/10

Very limited space. Good if you just need a place to sleep.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Ranking: 8/10

The past 2 reviews have nailed this spot. Just before Mossburn coming from Te Anau. Perfect for overnight looking out at mountain range and river. No amenities, but very picturesque.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Ronald Daigneault

Ranking: 8/10

Only room for a handful of campers. There was one larger camper van when we arrived in the late evening and about midnight another camper pulled in for the night. You can hear the cars on the road but very few drive by at night. There is a loo about 15 KM west of this site on the road toward Te Anau. We prepped breakky there after freshening up.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Maggie Konstanski

Ranking: 7/10

Small site right off the road. The turn off for the entrance is at the very end of the guard rail if coming from Te Anau. Difficult to spot at night, but east options for turning around if you miss it. There are a couple spots at the front, or you can take a small road towards the back where there are a couple more spots right on the river. Close to the highway but minimal noise. No facilities but public bathrooms are available in Mossburn about two minutes drive away.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Jenna Neivandt

Ranking: 9/10

Nice little spot. It is right beside the highway but there is a little section amongst the trees that you can park for shelter/privacy. Not the flattest piece of ground but it works. No toilets just rubbish bins as mostly used for a picnic area. Handy free camp between Queenstown and Te Anau.
Garston, the little town just up the road, has The Coffee Bomb - handy for a breakfast treat!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Marie-Line Durou

Ranking: 6/10

Very close to the road, little noisy but not really during the night. Pretty view in the morning of the mountain. No toilet so only self contained.

Reviewed over 3 years ago