This is one of nine Great Walk campsites on the Heaphy Track, situated on the edge of Brown River.
All campsites on the Heaphy Track have water from a tap and toilets that are supplied with toilet paper. Brown campsite also has sinks.
Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities.
Hut rangers move between nearby huts in the summer. As well as checking campsite bookings, they are able to provide campers with information about the track and weather.
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:
Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.
For all visitors:
The DOC Campsite Pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Book online or contact Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre for more information.
Brown campsite is a 5 minute walk from the start of the Heaphy Track at the Golden Bay end. It's a 4 hr walk to Aorere Shelter and another 1 hr walk to Perry Saddle hut and campsite.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1553412, N5477717
Latitude: -40.85027175, Longitude: 172.44730062