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Gillespies Beach Campsite

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About

Campsite located near an old gold mining settlement and a seal colony. Tracks lead to historic suction and bucket dredges, and Galway Beach.

Price

$4 - $8

More information

Access: By car only.

Bookings: Not required, first come, first served.

Facilities: Tap water, 8 non powered tent sites.

Activities: Tracks in the area leading to historic suction and bucket dredges, and Galway Beach.

Fees

Find out more on the Department of Conservation website

Getting there

From Fox Glacier Weheka township turn onto Cook Flat Road and follow the road for 21 km to Gillespies Beach. Over half of the journey is on narrow, gravel road. Keep left and keep your speed to a minimum. Not suitable for campervans or caravans.

Passes

Campsite pass for rental campervans can be used at this campsite.

Directions

100 Mackay Street, Fox Glacier, WEST COAST, New Zealand
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