• Camping, Huts & Passes

    Camping, Huts & Passes

For any overnight stay in the park, accommodation must be booked prior to departure.

All our overnight trips include accommodation which we book on your behalf.  If you have been booked into a DoC camp or hut we will provide you with your pass(es) on check in.  We can also arrange alternate accommodation for any itineraries at Awaroa Glamping, Awaroa Lodge or Aquapackers. Please note the Department of Conservation apply differential pricing between 1st October and 30th April. If you are a New Zealand resident choose the New Zealand Resident price, if you are an International Visitor choose International Visitor price.


Camp sites are generally on or just off the beach. They have toilets and water which we recommend you treat water before drinking.

Starting from the Southern end of the park there are camping sites at:

  • Tinline Campsite (15 sites)
  • Coquille Campsite (6 sites)
  • Apple Tree Bay Campsite  (15 sites)
  • Akersten Bay Campsite (3 sites)
  • Observation Beach Campsite (6 sites) (water access only)
  • Watering Cove Campsite (5 sites)
  • Te Pukatea Bay Campsite (7 sites)
  • Anchorage Campsite (50 sites)
  • Torrent Bay Village Campsite (10 sites)
  • Bark Bay Campsite (40 sites)
  • Mosquito Bay Campsite (20 sites) (water access only)
  • Onetahuti Bay Campsite (20 sites)
  • Awaroa Campsite (18 sites)
  • Waiharakeke Bay Campsite (10 sites)
  • Totaranui Great Walk Campsite (20 sites)
  • Anapai Bay Campsite (6 sites)
  • Mutton Cove Campsite (20 sites)
  • Whariwharangi Bay Campsite (20 sites)

DoC Huts

Huts are spaced out along the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Each hut has a communal kitchen/cooking area which has water (which we recommend that you treat), but no gas/cooking facilities are supplied. The sleeping accommodation is dorm-style rooms with bunks. Hut accommodation also has flush toilets.

Starting from the Southern end of the park there are huts at:

  • Anchorage (34 beds)
  • Bark Bay (34 beds)
  • Awaroa (26 beds)
  • Whariwharangi (20 beds)



Low tide crossing at stunning Awaroa Estuary.
Koro (Grandfather) and Kuia (Grandmother) our water taxi names reflect our desire to share and tell stories of the Abel Tasman.  The Abel Tasman National Park may have been gazetted as a national park in 1942 but its history dates back at least 700 years.
Beachside camping ❤
Even Weka can't resist a stunning sunrise! 🌅 Also known as the Māori hen or woodhen, Weka are the most common flightless birds in the Abel Tasman National Park.
Mother Nature showcasing a stunning palette of colors! 🌈
Smooth landing! perfect landing 👌 🚣‍♂️
Accessible and stunning coastline! 💖 Abel Tasman
Discovering the various lagoons and estuaries along the coastline, each with its own unique features.😊
Paddling during shoulder season: crisp, clear days and fewer crowds. 🚣‍♂️☀️ #QuietAdventures 
Photo credit @whatdoesbassee
Keep your 👀 eyes peeled for these guys around the park! At this time of the year, there are a lot of pups around.