Introduction

A tranquil setting beside the sea, with a range of activities nearby including walking and mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte Track.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets
  • Water from tap
6 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Mountain biking
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

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

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

About this campsite

Getting there

Off Queen Charlotte Drive in the Grove Arm of Queen Charlotte Sound, 15 km from Picton. Near Momorangi Bay. Sealed road is narrow and winding.

Access by steep driveway, tight turning for long vehicles. OK for motorhomes up to 7 metres.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1677790, N5430594
Latitude: -41.27233979, Longitude: 173.92878159

Fees

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

Pay cash at the self-registration kiosk. The camp manager will check for payments daily.

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.

Know before you go

Camp rules

  • All groups must include a responsible adult 18+.
  • Quiet hours are from 9:30 pm – 6:30 am.
  • Generators allowed from 5:30pm -7:30pm only
  • Music players must be used with headphones or played at a level not audible to neighbouring campsites.

Dog permit required; phone +64 3 520 3002. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Dog access in the Sounds.

Contacts

Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
Waitohi / Picton Office
Phone:   +64 3 520 3002
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   picton@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Port Marlborough Building
14 Auckland Street
Picton 7220
Postal Address:   PO Box 161
Picton 7250
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