Introduction

Camp beside a beach; fish, walk or go boating from here.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Motorhome
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Toilet - flush
  • Water from tap
50 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Walking and tramping

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Facilities

  • Water is from a stream – you may wish to boil, treat or filter before use.
  • No rubbish facilities are provided – take all rubbish with you when you leave.

Getting there

From Picton head east past Waikawa on Port Underwood Rd for 10 km to Whatamango Bay.

Sealed, narrow, winding road to camp entrance.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1690087, N5430793
Latitude: -41.27033398, Longitude: 174.07538874

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Credit/bank card payment is available when the camp host/ranger is present, otherwise pay cash at the self-registration kiosk.

New Zealand Motor Caravan Association (NZMCA) pass not valid from 23 December to 1 February.

Bookings

Bookings are recommended but not essential.

Book Whatamango Bay Campsite online, or contact:

Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details

Read the booking terms and conditions before you book.

Notes
  • Individual sites can't be booked and are available on a first come, first served on arrival – no special requests can be catered for at this campsite.
  • Take your booking confirmation letter with you and display it clearly at your campsite at all times – the camp host requires proof of booking/payment from all visitors.

Activities

Fish, walk or go boating from here. 

Know before you go

Camp rules

  • All groups must include a responsible adult 18+.
  • Quiet hours are from 9:30 pm – 6:30 am.
  • Music players must be used with headphones or played at a level not audible to neighbouring campsites.
  • No chainsaws, generators or compressors allowed.
  • No fires at all times.

Contacts

Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
Waitohi / Picton Office
Phone:   +64 3 520 3002
Address:   Port Marlborough Building
14 Auckland Street
Picton 7220
Email:   picton@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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