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Lake Sylvan camp ground is on the Queenstown door step of the Routeburn Track and DOC have done a great job improving facilities for campers this summer. Just 10 minutes drive down from the Routeburn Shelter, Lake Sylvan campground sits inside the Mt Aspiring National Park boundary near Glenorchy.
DOC improvements include a toilet block, running water, tent and campervan sites, plus picnic areas which will be shaded as time goes by when the newly planted trees grow taller. All this, in a beautiful setting for just $6 per adult per night. Children 5-17 are just $3 and under 5 are FREE.
Lake Sylan is a small lake in Mt Aspiring National Park surrounded by native beach forest. It can be reached via a short walk 40 minute walk through the forest which starts with a large swing bridge at the campground.
Lake Sylvan DOC camping area is a great place to camp before or after your Routeburn Track walk. Wondering about track transport? Leave the car at the Routeburn trail head and Easyhike will drive whilst you hike to the other end of the track. Routeburn Track car relocations are great value and offer the independence of having your own transport.
Easyhike offers a simple solution for planning your hike, allowing more time for what you enjoy. For more information or to use our transport cost comparison tool go to easyhike.co.nz