The Official Website of the Queen Charlotte Track


The Queen Charlotte Track is a unique partnership between the Department of Conservation, Marlborough District Council and private landowners.

A Queen Charlotte Track Land Cooperative (QCTLC) Pass is required for all QCTLC Land between Kenepuru Saddle, Torea Saddle, Te Mahia Saddle or Anakiwa, whether walking or biking the Queen Charlotte Track.

The QCTLC Pass fee contributes to the sustainability of the track and assists with maintenance, enhancements and access.

Passes can be purchased at the Picton i-Site, Blenheim I-site, Nelson I-site, DOC Wellington and Picton waterfront, as well as selected accommodation and commercial operators in Picton and various business near the track.

Pass Fees

$12 Single Day Pass (on private land)

$25 Multi-day Pass (to be used over 5 consecutive days)

$35 Seasonal Pass

School children are free


For more information on QCTLC passes visit