All beaches feature the Abel Tasman's signature golden sands, sheltered azure water ideal for swimming and shady picnic spots. 

Filtered drinking water

Is available from Dept. of Conservation huts and campgrounds at these beaches

  • Anchorage
  • Bark Bay
  • Awaroa - DOC facilities are located in the inlet, a 20 minute to 1 hour walk (depending on the tide) from the boat landing.
  • Totaranui

Look for the tap/faucet labelled "drinking water only". It is not recommended to drink water from untreated sources.

Toilet Facilities

Most beaches have containment toilets maintained to a high standard and cleaned every day by Dept. of Conservation.

Modern flushing toilets are located at:

  • Anchorage
  • Bark Bay
  • Totaranui
Picnic Tables and Cooking Shelters
  • Anchorage
  • Bark Bay
  • Onetahuti
  • Totaranui
Choose a beach stop with optional walking.