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.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

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.
  • Watch out for wasps, especially in late summer and autumn.

Contacts

Wairau / Renwick Office
Phone:   +64 3 572 9100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   renwick@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Gee Street
Renwick
Marlborough 7204
Postal Address:   PO Box 51
Renwick
Marlborough 7243
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