Official Site for the Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough, New Zealand
Campsites & Shelters
are seven Department of Conservation (DOC) campsites,
each with toilets and a water supply.
Camping fees, for all DOC campsites, should be
deposited in the self-registration boxes at the
campsites, or paid to the DOC office in Picton.
Some Accommodation Operators also have campsites
for walkers and bikers to use along the track.
Please note when using
- Fires: No open fires are
permitted. The use of gas cookers if preferred.
There are no cooking facilities at the campsites.
- Water: It is advisable
to carry water between the Kenepuru and Te
Mahia Bay saddles. Please use water in the
- Private land: Sections
of the track cross private land. Please respect
the owners’ property, and do not take
vehicles, firearms or dogs on the track.
- Rubbish: There are no rubbish
facilities on the track. Please take your
rubbish away with you.
- Wasps: Wasps are common
in late summer and autumn. Carry anti-histamines
if you are allergic to their stings.
|Improvements to Camp Bay facilities
The Department of Conservation has announced this week, that there will be a new shelter built at Camp Bay. Building work is due to start in ... read more