Whites Bay beach
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Introduction

This camp has lovely scenery and is close to a surf beach at Pukatea/Whites Bay. Go walking, fishing, swimming or kayaking from here.

Highlights

All drone use must be authorised by DOC

A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land - apply to fly recreationally or commercially.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Shower - cold
  • Toilet - flush
  • Water from tap
  • Wheelchair accessible
67 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Swimming

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

8 km north of Blenheim, turn off SH1 at Tuamarina into Hunter Rd, left into Pembers Rd/Rarangi Rd, and follow left into Rarangi Beach Rd. Take sharp left into Port Underwood Rd and follow to the campsite.

Location

NZTM2000: E1688387, N5418196
Latitude: -41.38290841, Longitude: 174.05708957

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $13 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Passes

  • The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot be used at this campsite.

  • The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December and the end of Waitangi weekend.

  • Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Activities

Go walking, fishing, swimming or kayaking from here.

Know before you go

  • No vehicles on beach
  • Fires not permitted at any time
  • Contacts

    Wairau / Renwick Office
    Phone:   +64 3 572 9100
    Email:   renwick@doc.govt.nz
    Address:   Gee Street
    Renwick
    Marlborough 7204
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