• 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)



Drifting through granite caves⛰️🚣‍♀️

 #nelsontasman #abeltasmankayaks
The wonders of Tonga Island Marine Reserve🐠 established in 1993 go beyond marine life— Tonga Island in the marine reserve makes for that quintessential Abel Tasman pic! 📸
Gearing up for the adventure ahead! 🌟🚣‍♀️
A sea breeze makes for a fun end to the day, kayak sailing ⛵ is a real highlight for customers kayaking back towards Marahau. 

Watching the sun come up ☀️
Last day to vote for the bird of the century! This year, #birdoftheyear has become 
#birdofthecentury. We're rooting for the Kaka! 🐦 With 35 released into the Abel Tasman, they add their distinctive call and color to Bark Bay and its surrounds.

Memories about to be created in the Abel Tasman. 📸
The Abel Tasman National Park is the smallest national park in New Zealand, it's the perfect location for half-day or five-day explorations!
There are plenty of moments to soak it all in.