Camping guidelines

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​​​​We want everyone to enjoy their time at our camping grounds. When you visit, please keep in mind the following guidelines:


  • Must be on a lead at all times
  • Must not cause nuisance
  • Should be dosed for worms and other parasites before camping


  • The speed limit is 10km within all camping grounds
  • Please watch for children


Should be kept to minimum levels between 10pm and 7am


  • Rubbish and recycling from campsites should be placed in the bins provided
  • Illegal dumping of waste at campsites is prohibited – offenders will be prosecuted

​Caravan and campervan waste

  • Waste from chemical activated porta-potties is prohibited from being dumped in camp toilets
  • There are caravan and campervan dump stations available at the Parsons Rock, Boat Harbour, Sailors Cutting and Falstone Creek camping grounds. They are free if you have purchased a camping ground ticket – otherwise there is a $5 fee to use them


Please notify the camp supervisor if tree branches require removal. Unauthorised removal; of vegetation in the campgrounds is prohibited and can result in prosecution


Firearms are banned from all camping sites


Trail bike riding is banned at all camping sites


No open fires are allowed at any of the camp sites


Fees must be paid prior to or on arrival at the camping ground. Camping at any of these sites without paying the required fee is considered to be trespassing

Contact phone numbers​

​Camp Supervisor​027 686 6901
​Non-Emergency ​​​105
​Harbourmaster/Environment C​anterbury​0800 324 636
​Departm​​ent of Conservation (Middleton) ​03 435 0802​
Enquiries & Camp Administrator
​0800 108 081
Rural Fire
​03 434 6400

Page reviewed: 23 Sep 2020 9:21am