Saxon campsite | Heaphy Track, Kahurangi National Park

Saxon campsite has a choice of three bare timber platforms with tie down ropes to secure the tent instead of pegs in the ground. Guess the vegetation here is quite fragile. Otherwise it’s all highly lumpy tussock.

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category . . . Great Walk campsite

camping fee . . . $14 per adult, free if under 18. Hut warden in residence in summer months

booking . . . required all year, either online or at a DOC office

campsites . . . 5 sites, maximum 10 campers, on three timber platforms

facilities . . . small stainless steel bench top with sink in small roofed structure

water . . . tap above sink

toilet . . . 2 x long drop shared with hut

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