Introduction

A north-facing serviced family campsite beside a sheltered bay, popular for swimming, boating and fishing; short walk and glow-worm grotto on site.

Bookings are essential 1 December to 28 February and public holiday weekends.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Boat
  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Cookers/electric stove
  • Jetty
  • Phone
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shop
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilet - flush
  • Water from tap
  • Wheelchair accessible
36 non-powered/tent sites
100 powered sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

  • 28 December – 5 January: Minimum 5 night stay.
  • 1 December – 28 February: Minimum fee per site is two adults.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

  • Number of tent sites - 36
  • Number of powered sites - 100
  • Number of cabins - 2

Facilities and services

  • Hot showers (campers only) $1 coin
  • Wheelchair accessible shower and toilet blocks.
  • Communal kitchen with jug, toaster, microwave, electric hob, fridge, freezer. Bring your own BBQ, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery.
  • Cabins that sleep 3 people in a bunk with double bed at the bottom and a single bed above. Power and oil heater in room. Use communal shower/toilets and kitchen facilities. Bring own linen, pillow, towel, cooking and eating utensils. $20 per person per night, minimum cost $40 per night.
  • Public card phone on site. Mobile phone coverage variable.
  • On-site shop open daily from Labour weekend to Easter for icecream, coffee, cake, newspapers, bread, milk, ice, meat, fish bait, fishing tackle, and fish and chips.
  • Playground on the foreshore.
  • Boats can be launched from beach. The nearest boat ramp is 4 km at Ngakuta Bay.

Getting there

Momorangi Bay foreshore.
Momorangi Bay foreshore
Image: Roy Grose

13 km from Picton or 17 km from Havelock along Queen Charlotte Drive, on the Grove Arm of Queen Charlotte Sound.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1678690, N5430894

Fees

Non-powered site

  • Adult (18+ years): $18 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $9 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Powered site

  • Adult (18+ years): $21 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $10.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Notes:

  • 1 December – 28 February: Minimum fee per site is two adults.
  • A $200 deposit or full payment is required at the time of booking.
  • Credit/bank card payment is available on-site if you arrive without a prior booking (and there is space to accommodate you).
  • NZMCA / DOC campsite pass cannot be used at this campsite.

Bookings

Book well in advance for the peak period from 1 December – 28 February and for public holidays weekends. Note, there is a minimum 5 night stay from 28 December – 5 January.

Book Momorangi Bay Campground online or contact:

Momorangi Bay Campground
Phone: + 64 3 573 7865
Email: momorangi.camp@xtra.co.nz

Online bookings are recommended – a fee applies to phone bookings.

Before you book:

Know before you go

  • No pets (dogs, cats, birds).
  • Music players must be used with headphones or played at a level not audible to neighbouring campsites.
  • It is expected that the camp will be quiet between 9.30 pm and 6.30 am.
  • No chainsaws, generators or compressors allowed.
  • Office hours 8.00 am - 8.00 pm from Labour Weekend to Easter. After Easter to Labour Weekend 8am-9am and 5pm to 8pm (doorbell must be rung).
  • All groups must include a responsible adult 18+.
  • Fires not permitted at any time.
  • Water may need to be boiled, treated or filtered before use.

Motorhome and caravans

All caravans and campervans that require power must have a current Electrical Warrant of Fitness (WOF), which will be checked on arrival. If your Electrical WOF is not current you won't be allowed to connect to power.

Contact

Momorangi Bay Campground
Phone: + 64 3 573 7865
Email: momorangi.camp@xtra.co.nz

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