Places to stay

Abel Tasman Coast Track

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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Mutton Cove Campsite
Mutton Cove Campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 20 spaces.
Beautiful beach with large camping area. This campsite offers flushing toilets and fireplaces.
Torrent Bay Village campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 10 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track next to a tidal estuary. Kayakers note: the campsite is regularly up to 400m from the sea due to tidal movement. This campsite offers flushing toilets.
Te Pukatea Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 7 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Anchorage.
Tonga Quarry campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 10 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track next to the Tonga Island Marine Reserve.
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.
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.
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.
Watering Cove campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 5 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track near Anchorage.
Anapai Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 6 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track. This campsite offers flush toilets.
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.
Akersten Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 3 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track betwee Marahau and Anchorage.
Marahau Information Kiosk
Marahau Information Kiosk
Hut (DOC).
Car park.
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...
Apple Tree Bay campsite
Campsite Great Walks Campsite (DOC). 15 spaces.
Campsite on the Abel Tasman Coast Track between Marahau and Anchorage.
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.