Elaine Bay campsite
Image: Shellie Evans ©

Introduction

This campsite offers a good base for exploring Pelorus Sound by boat and walking or mountain biking nearby tracks.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Car
  • Campervan
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Jetty
  • Water from tap
20 non-powered/tent sites

Seasonal restrictions

NZMCA/DOC Pass not valid between 20 December and the day after Waitangi weekend.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

Turn off SH 6 north of Rai Valley into Ronga Road, which becomes Croisilles-French Pass Road. Continue through Okiwi Bay and after approx. 10 km turn into Elaine Bay Road. Follow to end.

Access is by a sealed, narrow, winding road.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1664594, N5454889
Latutude: -41.05527979, Longitude: 173.76967494

Fees

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

Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.

Passes

Contacts

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