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. Saxon campsite has a long drop toilet and also sinks. It has wooden platforms for tent sites.
This campsite is beside Saxon Hut. 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.
It's a 1 hr 30 min walk from Gouland Downs hut and campsite and a 3 hr walk to James MacKay hut and campsite.
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1541742, N5473616
Latitude: -40.88646632, Longitude: 172.30847735
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.