Low tide at Mosquito Bay

Image: Daniel Pietzsch | Creative Commons

Introduction

Reach this beachside campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track by private boat. There is no drive-in or walk-in access.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Boat

Landscape

  • Coastal

Category

  • Category
Great Walk

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - non-flush
20 non-powered/tent sites

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Access to this campsite is by private boat only. There is no track to Mosquito Bay from the main Abel Tasman Coast Track, and no water taxi services available.

Do not book unless you have arranged boat access first. There is no water taxi service to this campsite and no kayaks for hire from other campsites.

Mosquito Bay gets good winter sun.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1605005, N5470980

Fees

In the peak season 1 October - 30 April:

New Zealand citizens and those ordinarily resident in New Zealand*:

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): free but booking still required

International visitors:

  • Adult (18+ years): $30 per person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): $30 person, per night

* New Zealand rates:

  • "Ordinarily resident in New Zealand" means those:
    • who hold a residence class, student or work visa; and
    • who have lived in New Zealand for six of the previous 12 months; and
    • for whom New Zealand is their primary place of established residence.
  • Proof of eligibility will be required for the New Zealand rate - see acceptable eligibility proof.

In the off-peak season 1 May - 30 September:

For all visitors:

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 person, per night
  • Child (17 years and under): Free

Bookings

Book online or contact Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre for more information.

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
Motueka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 528 6543
Email:   info@motuekaisite.co.nz
Address:   20 Wallace Street
Motueka 7120
Postal Address:  
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