Places to stay

Abel Tasman National Park

Castle Rocks Hut
Castle Rocks Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 8.
Small Hut, 8 bunks, wood stove. 5 minute walk to Castle Rock, a large granite outcrop with great views over Marahau and Tasman Bay.
Bark Bay Hut
Bark Bay Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 34.Bookings required.
Located at the Bark Bay estuary on the coast immediately south of Tonga Island Marine Reserve.
Awapoto Hut
Awapoto Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12.Bookings required.
Nice medium size hut, 12 bunks, wood stove. Seldom used compared with the huts on the Abel Tasman Coast track. Quite spacious with large windows. Set in big grass clearing, it was surrounded by bee...
Whariwharangi Hut
Whariwharangi Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 20.Bookings required.
A pioneer homestead located in Whariwharangi Bay at the top of Abel Tasman National Park. The two-storey house was built 1898, but farming was never successful, and the house was abandoned 1926...
Anchorage Hut
Anchorage Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 34.Bookings required.
This new $720000 hut was opened October 2013, replacing a 24 bunk hut built in 1973. The hut and campsite are located behind the long golden beach of The Anchorage in Torrent Bay. Kayak racks ar...
Awaroa Hut
Awaroa Hut
Hut Great Walks Hut (DOC). Capacity: 26.Bookings required.
Hut located on the south bank of the Awaroa Estuary, which can only be crossed on foot within 2 hours of low tide.
Castle Rock Hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 8.
Hut near Castle Rocks on the Abel Tasman Inland Track.
Wainui hut
Wainui hut
Hut Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 4.
Wainui hut
Mosquito Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 20 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track. This campsite has no walking access from the track and is suitable for kayakers.
Observation Beach campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 6 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Anchorage. This campsite has no walking access from the track and is suitable for kayakers.
Whariwharangi Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 20 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track, next to Whariwharangi Hut. This campsite offers filtered water, fireplaces, and flushing toilets.
Anchorage campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 50 spaces.
Large and popular campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track. This campsite is a scheduled water taxi stop. It features filtered water, flushing toilets, a cooking shelter, sinks, and a fireplace.
Watering Cove campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 5 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Anchorage.
Totaranui campground
Campsite Standard Campsite (DOC). 400 spaces.
Large and popular camping ground at Totaranui, near the Abel Tasman Coast Track. This camping ground has an office with limited provisions, rubbish and recycling, and amenities blocks. A separate c...
Waiharakeke Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 10 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track. This campsite offers flushing toilets and a fireplace.
Awaroa campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 18 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track at the southern edge of Awaroa Inlet. The inlet can only be crossed 2 hours either side of low tide. This campsite offers a cooking shelter, fireplace, sinks...
Onetahuti Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 20 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track next to Tonga Island Marine Reserve. This campsite is a scheduled water taxi stop, with flushing toilets and cooking shelter.
Bark Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 40 spaces.
Large campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Bark Bay Hut. This campsite is a scheduled water taxi stop, and offers a cooking shelter, filtered water, and flushing toilets.
Te Pukatea Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 7 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Anchorage.
Akersten Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 3 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track betwee Marahau and Anchorage.
Anapai Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 6 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track. This campsite offers flush toilets.
Totaranui Great Walk campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 20 spaces.
Campsite with vehicle access on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Anchorage. This campsite is only available to walkers on the Coast Track with a 1 night stay limit. This campsite is a scheduled wat...
Tonga Quarry campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 10 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track next to the Tonga Island Marine Reserve.
Tinline campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 15 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Marahau.

Hut categories

Great Walks Hut
Well appointed DOC hut on one of the nine Great Walks. Great Walks pass required, bookings may be required. Facilities typically include toilets, heating, water, and bunks with mattresses. Some huts will have lighting, gas cooking, and a DOC ranger.
Serviced Hut
Larger, high standard hut. Many serviced huts have a booking system and must be booked in advance. Other huts require a back country hut pass or 3 hut tickets. Mostly owned by DOC. Facilities typically include a toilet, open fire or wood burner, water supply, and bunks with mattresses.
Serviced Alpine Hut
Alpine hut owned by DOC or clubs such as NZAC. Generally no heating. Payment varies. Facilities typically include a toilet, water supply, and bunks with mattresses.
Standard Hut
Typical DOC hut. Back country hut pass / 1 hut ticket required, no bookings. Facilities typically include a toilet, open fire or wood burner, and bunks with mattresses.
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Small DOC huts of 2-6 bunks. No fees or bookings. Facilities typically include a toilet and bunks with mattresses.

In general, food and cooking equipment is not available at huts. See DOC and NZAC websites for details of pricing and booking.

Campsite categories

Great Walks Campsite
Campsites are available on most Great Walks, usually next to huts. Great Walks pass required, bookings may be required. Toilets, water supply. No use of hut facilities not available.
Serviced, Scenic, or Standard Campsite
Accessible by car or boat, and offering a range of facilities.
Basic Campsite
Accessible by car or boat, but with minimal facilities. No fees or bookings. Toilet, water may be from stream.
Backcountry Campsite
Walk-in access. Fees vary. No bookings. Toilet, water may be from stream.