Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
These maps detail specific parts of the campground:
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 26 December to 8 February inclusive.
You need to book ahead. Campsite Pass bookings must be completed before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, campground staff (if present) may be able to make the booking for you if space is available. There is a $10 charge for this service. To avoid any disappointment book well in advance.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Bookings are required all year. Book well in advance for the peak period from 1 December – 28 February and for public holiday weekends. There is a minimum three-night stay from 26 December to 4 January.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in person booking. This is a limited service, and we recommend booking online first if you can. Phone and in person booking is not available within 48 hours of when bookings open for a new season.
Email bookings are not available for this campsite.
5949 State Highway 6.
The camp office for check-in's is located beside the cafe. Next to the cafe is a short, unsealed, well-formed, narrow road to the campsite.
On SH6, 54 km from Nelson and 60 km from Blenheim.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1647698, N5427996
We aim to provide a traditional New Zealand camping experience. Te ensure you and other campers enjoy your stay, be considerate of others and be aware of the rules below.
For general enquiries only, bookings can only be made online or with the Nelson Visitor Centre. Booking through the visitor centre has a $10 fee.
Pelorus Bridge Campground
Phone: +64 3 571 6019
Several short walks start from the campsite: Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve walking tracks
From 15 December 2021 eligible people must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation.