Davies Bay Campsite

Davies Bay Campsite

Queen Charlotte Sound


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Davies Bay Camping Ground


Boat / walking track access only

The Davies Bay Camping Ground is a back country campsite along Queen Charlotte track, about 1.5 hrs walk from Anakiwa car park.


  • Access restrictions for Queen Charlotte Track

    The Kenepuru Road is closed to non-residents. This road and the side roads to the track are all construction areas. There is no access from the Kenepuru side of the Queen Charlotte Track

    More road information and maps from NZTA

    All DOC campsites on the Kenepuru side of the track are closed except Cowshed Bay.

    Accommodation providers on the Kenepuru side of the track who have confidence their guests will not access the closed roading area are able to operate.

    DOC campsites at Schoolhouse Bay, Camp Bay, Bay of Many Coves, Black Rock, Cowshed Bay, and Umungata/Davies Bay are open.

    First published on 17 July 2021. Last reviewed on 17 January 2022.


Feature Value Info


DOC Marlborough

Central government organisation


South IslandMarlboroughPicton / Marlborough Sounds


  • Basic Camping


Sarah's avatar


United States

Ranking: 8/10

Gorgeous, little used campground with a magnificent view of Queen Charlotte Sound. However, it has the most disgusting toilet I have ever seen and that is saying a lot!!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick