NZMCA/DOC Pass not valid between 20 December and the day after Waitangi weekend.
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Part of the riverbank is eroded and visitors should not camp close to any taped off areas.
EFTPOS is only available between December and March.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite except between 20 December 2020 and 8 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.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Bookings are open for stays to 30 June 2021.
Bookings are planned to open in May 2021, for stays that require bookings from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. The specific date that bookings will open will be added to this page, at least two weeks prior to the date.
Bookings are required all year.
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.
From Picton head east past Waikawa on Port Underwood Rd for 10 km to Whatamango Bay.
Sealed, narrow, winding road to camp entrance.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1690087, N5430793
Latitude: -41.27033398, Longitude: 174.07538874
Fish, walk or go boating from here.