The Argyle Pond camp area is located in the Marlborough area.

Turn off State Highway 63 and drive for around 3-minutes up to the Argyle Powerhouse.  Opposite the powerhouse is a small uphill climb. There you will find the Argyle Pond camping area where you will experience a big open space with plenty of room to camp; nice and quiet.

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Quick Facts about this walk

  • Location: Nelson Lakes, South Island
  • Distance: 0 km
  • Time needed: 0 Hour
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Wheelchair Access: No
  • Route: One Way
  • Elevation: 350m
  • Wet Feet: No
  • Toilets: No
  • Dogs: No
  • Mobile Coverage: No
  • Last Updated: November 2020

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Points of interest along the walk​

Point 1: Argyle Pond

The Argyle Pond camp area is straightforward to get to. Drive 3 minutes up to the powerhouse, opposite the powerhouse there is an uphill climb. Drive past the powerhouse on to the dirt road and then drive along the top of the dam and out to the camp spot.  This takes another 3 minutes. The toilets and water are in the middle of the camp area.  No wood there suitable to use as firewood.

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