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.
The DOC Campsite Pass and Backcountry Hut Pass cannot be used to pay for the cabins at this campsite.
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.
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.
A minimum 5-night stay applies from 26 December to the end of 5 January.
1998 Queen Charlotte Drive.
13 km from Picton or 17 km from Havelock along Queen Charlotte Drive, on the Grove Arm of Queen Charlotte Sound.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1678690, N5430894
All caravans and campervans that require power must have a current Electrical Warrant of Fitness (WOF), which will be checked on arrival. If your Electrical WOF is not current you won't be allowed to connect to power.
The nearest dump stations are 13 km away in Picton, at the NPD Picton Fuelstop and GAS Petrol Service Station. There are also dump stations at the Mobil in both Havelock and Blenheim.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.