Located in Abel Tasman National Park in the Nelson/Tasman region
IntroductionWalk-in or boat-in to this beachside campsite on the Tinline to Anchorage section of the Abel Tasman Coast Track. There is no drive on access.
- Fire pit/place for campfires (except in fire bans)
- Non-powered/tent sites
- Shelter for cooking
- Toilets - flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no fire ban. Check rules and fire bans before you light.
Anchorage has great facilities, but is also quite busy. It is especially busy in summer with pick-ups of kayaks and day walkers by water taxis. It is a scheduled water taxi stop.
It is a popular campsite for school groups, especially on Monday to Thursday nights in November and mid-February to April.
The campsite gets good winter sun, has a fireplace, and sinks for hand-washing.
1 October – 30 April
New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand:
- Adult (18+ years): $16 per person, per night
- Child (17 years and under): Free but booking still required
- Adult (18+ years): $24 per person, per night
- Child (17 years and under): $12 person, per night
1 May – 30 September
For all visitors:
- Adult (18+ years): $16 person, per night
- Child (17 years and under): Free
Proof of eligibility is required for the New Zealand rate.
The DOC Campsite Pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Book online or contact Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre for more information.
Tracks to this campsite
Abel Tasman Coast TrackLocated in Abel Tasman National ParkEnjoy the mild climate, golden beaches and lush coastal native bush on the Abel Tasman Coast Track.4 alertsDuration 3–5 days one wayDifficulty Intermediate
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1604997, N5466045
The water supply is usually filtered and safe to drink. Be prepared to boil, treat or filter water if the DOC water filters are not working correctly.
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