Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.
This is one of nine Great Walk campsites on the Heaphy Track.
It's in a sheltered grassy area on the coastal section of the track.
All campsites on the Heaphy Track have water from a tap, but in Scotts Beach campsite it can be limited in summer. There are toilets that are supplied with toilet paper; Scotts Beach campsite has a long drop toilet. It also has a fireplace.
Campers are not permitted to use hut facilities.
Hut wardens 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.
Bookings are required all year.
Scotts Beach campsite is 2 hr from Katipo Shelter campsite and 45 mins from the track end at Kohaihai.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1524801, N5451055
Latitude: -41.08829601, Longitude: 172.10466371
Eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.