Camping on Lake Wanaka

Rate this Adventure New Zealand Boundary Creek Campground

Added by Vita Rice

Incredible place to pitch a tent and take a rest for the eveningViews of the mountains on Lake Wanaka

This is an awesome spot to stop and camp for the evening if you are traveling on the SH6 either west to the coast or east into Wanaka and beyond. From the campsite, you can hike up Boundary Creek Track, during the day.

There are 40 non-powered tent sites (nondescript, large grassy areas to pitch tents) on this campground. The facilities offer shelter for cooking, flush toilets year round, running water from the tap, and picnic tables. It is also wheelchair accessible. The site can be reached by car, motorhome, and caravan.

Camping fees are $6 adult/night, $3 children/night, and free for infants - there is a self check in at campsite.

Getting there: The campsite is signposted off of the SH6, just past Lake Hawea going west or before Lake Hawea going east.

Pack List

  • Tent
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Food and water
  • Camera
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Share

Activities:

Camping, Fishing

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!

Added by Vita Rice

Studying in New Zealand. Seeking peace within the most beautiful places and the best people.

More Adventures Nearby

Summit Mount Doom

New Zealand / Mangatepopo Car Park

I may be crushin' dreams, but Mount Doom isn't actually the real name of the mountain Frodo climbed to destroy the ring (sorry LOTR fans), but the actual mountain does exist and it's called Mount Nga.

Tiffany Young
11 Saves

Backpack the Magical Earnslaw Burn

New Zealand / Earnslaw Burn Parking Area

Once you identify the parking area (Right turn off Glenorchy Paradise Road just before crossing the Earnslaw Burn, park a the bend in the road.

Tobin Akehurst
2 Saves

Backpack and Kayak to Blue Lake

New Zealand / Lake Rotoroa

This lake has the clearest visibility fresh water found anywhere in the world with visibility between the 70-80 meter range.

Jesse Dhue
11 Saves