Discover Pelorus, Marlborough

Pelorus Bridge DOC Campground

Bridge Campground,
Department of Conservation.
Pelorus Bridge
S H 6, halfway between Blenheim and Nelson.

+64 (3) 571-6019


Camp amongst one of Marlborough's last river-flat forests with towering beech, rimu and kahikatea trees bordering the beautiful Pelorus River. Choose between Kahikatea Flat campsite with toilets, showers and kitchen offering stunning river views on the south side of the river, or powered sites, with toilets and shower only, to the north.

The resident managers provide home-cooked meals, snacks, drinks, icecreams and souviners at the cafe during the day. Enjoy this popular swimming, kayaking, picnicking and fishing spot. Short walks (including wheelchair accessible paths) explore the surrounding forest and lead to the river and picnic areas.

Bookings are required by phoning 03 571 6019 or emailing Office hours 8.30am - 7.00pm. No petsNZMCA passes not valid. All groups must include a responsible adult 18 years and over. Bookings –online 1Nov -30April or