This is one of nine Great Walk campsites on the Heaphy Track.
All campsites on the Heaphy Track have water from a tap and toilets that are supplied with toilet paper; Gouland Downs campsite has a long drop toilet.
The campsite also has wooden platforms for tent sites.
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.
This campsite is beside Gouland Downs Hut. It's a 2 hr walk from Perry Saddle hut and campsite, and a 1 hr 30 min to Saxon hut and campsite.
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1545509, N5473166
Latitude: -40.89077926, Longitude: 172.35314937
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.