• 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)



Many of our trips conclude at Anchorage by the end of the day. 🌅🚣‍♂️ its also a great place to spend a night in the park.
Exploring the park on your own.
Split Apple Rock is just around the corner from our base, waiting to be explored.
This is one of our favorite photos ever! 📸❤️
Whether you're a seasoned kayaker or a first-timer, we make sure the paddling is easy and fun for everyone!
Only 6 months to the longest day!  Bring on Summer!
One of our team members demonstrating the correct use of a dry bag. 📸 Cameras are welcome on all our trips, so you can capture every moment!
Awaroa is one of the many stunning beaches we launch our kayak trips from, situated right on the edge of the Tonga Island Marine Reserve. 🚣‍♂️
It may be the smallest national park, but it's got a lot of coastline to explore. ❤️ the Abel Tasman National Park.