Keneperu Head Campsite
Image: Shellie Evans | ©
NZMCA/DOC Pass not valid between 20 December and the day after Waitangi weekend.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Turn off Queen Charlotte Drive at Linkwater into Kenepuru Road and follow for 40 km to Kenepuru Head. Sealed, narrow and winding road.
The closest boat launching is at Sandy Bay, 2.5 kms before the camp travelling from Portage.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1693687, N5441491
Latitude: -41.17382446, Longitude: 174.1180851
From 1 May to Thursday before Labour weekend:
From Friday of Labour weekend to 31 April:
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between the Friday before Christmas and the end of Waitangi weekend. In 2020/2021, this is 18 December 2020 to 9 February 2021.
To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.
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.
A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.