the beach camp

your classic kiwi camping ground

welcome to marahau beach camp

Your classic kiwi camping ground right in the Abel Tasman Village only metres from the wonderful Marahau beach. Set in peaceful surroundings among mature trees, Marahau Beach Camp offers campsites, cabins and a backpacker lodge. We also have a waterfront cafe and beer garden serving outstanding craft beer and wine, incredible coffee and cuisine that utilizes the freshest local produce we can lay our hands on.

Spend your days walking, kayaking or simply lying on a golden-sand beach in New Zealand’s most popular national park, then come back to the Beach Camp for some well deserved relaxation!

our facilities

• Shop open daily from 8am – 6.00pm
• Free Wifi is available for camp guests
• We sell The Press, Nelson Evening Mail and Sunday Star Times which arrive around 9.30am
• Check out time is 10.00am
• 55 powered campsites
• 5 comfortable and compact cabins
• Fully contained backpacker lodge
• Central amenities block
• Showers take $1.00 coins for 6 minutes of hot water
• Laundry is $3.00 per wash and includes soap
• Dryers are $3.00
• Parking
• Waste water dump
• Clothesline
• Playground


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our campsites

Marahau Beach Camp has 55 powered sites for tents, campervans and caravans. Set among mature trees, the sites are well proportioned and are all close to the central amenities block.

The amenities block, including all bathrooms and the kitchen area was completely refurbished in 2016. The communal kitchen is spacious and is equipped with basic cooking equipment and refrigerators. The hot water for showers is coin activated, at a cost of $1 for 6 minutes. The laundry room has commercial-grade washing machines and clothes dryers, which are also coin-activated.

Campsite tariffs

• 1 Person $25*
• 2 People $40
• Extra Adult $15
• Extra Child $10

*there is a minimum site charge of $40 during the peak summer season from Christmas to the end of February.

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our cabins

Marahau Beach Camp has 5 cabins available for booking throughout the year. These comfortable, compact, one-roomed spaces sleep up to 5 people on a combination of double and single bunk beds. All cabins have their own kitchen with utensils, a hob, tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator and a dining table. (Linen is available for an additional charge).

Cabin tariffs

• Twin Share $75
• Extra Adult $15
• Extra Child $10

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backpacker lodge

The Marahau Beach Camp Backpacker Lodge is a standalone, fully contained lodge. It has one private double room and two dorm rooms that sleep 5 and 8 people. The Lodge has bathrooms, a laundry, a fully equipped kitchen, plus dining and lounge areas, a TV and a BBQ.

The Backpacker Lodge is also available for sole occupancy bookings. It’s ideal for large family or small school groups. Sleeps up to 15.

Backpacker tariffs

• Backpacker Dorm Bed $25 per bed
• Backpackers Double Room $60 Single or double occupancy

If you wish to book the entire lodge please contact us .

• Sole occupancy $280

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Marahau Beach Camp
9 Franklin St
Marahau 7197

Please check in at the Abel Tasman Centre on the Marahau waterfront:
229 Sandy Bay – Marahau Road
Marahau 7197
New Zealand

NZ Telephone: 0800 80 80 18
International: +64 3 527 8176
Fax: +64 3 527 8176
Email: [email protected]

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