Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
These maps detail specific parts of the campground:
9 February to 25 December
26 December to 8 February
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 26 December to 8 February inclusive.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Pelorus Bridge (Kahikatea Flat) Campground does not have the $3 fee for Campsite Pass users booking powered sites.
Bookings are open for stays up to 30 June 2023.
Bookings are required all year. Book well in advance for the peak period from 1 December - 28 February and for public holiday weekends.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Email bookings are not available for this campsite.
A minimum 3-night stay applies 27 December to 4 January. A minimum site charge of 2 adults applies from 27 December to 11 January.
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