Okiwi Bay Holiday Park & Lodge – as seen on ‘Gone Fishing’

Located on the western side of the Marlborough Sounds facing Tasman Bay in peaceful Okiwi Bay, is a small, friendly holiday park and lodge. This is the perfect setting for a relaxed or active holiday. Explore the native bush or rugged coastline, laze in one of the many secluded bays or enjoy the riches of the sea with excellent fishing, and diving.

An enchanting paradise…

Okiwi Bay is located within “Croisilles harbour” (Whangarae), and was named after Dumont D’Urville’s uncle the Abbot of Croisilles in 1827. An area rich in history – D’Urville also passed through and named “French Pass” (Te Aumiti) which is about a one hour drive from Okiwi Bay. Many of New Zealand’s early explorers came here, and it was visited by whalers & sealers, followed by some of New Zealand’s Early European settlers.

We are just over an hours drive from Nelson and Blenheim or one and a half hours drive from Picton, the gateway to Marlborough, with its well-known wines and produce. Okiwi Bay Holiday Park and Lodge is located approximately a half hours drive on a sealed road from SH6 at Rai Valley en-route to French Pass.

Okiwi Bay Holiday Park & Lodge has the following Facilities:

Accommodation: 10 powered sites for vans & tents, 3 unpowered campsites for vans & tents, home-stay style lodge, 2 x Cabins.

Utilities: general store, fuel, boat wash, scuba fills. Camp kitchen with fridge, deep freezer, full size stoves, microwaves. Hot showers, laundry, waste dump point, fish-cleaning bench, Small LPG bottle fills. and 9kg swaps, Boat ramp close by.

Area Activities: fishing, scuba diving, spear fishing, scalloping in season, bush walks, swimming, boating charters, bird watching, kayaking,mountain biking, hunting, trout fishing, scenic drives, mussel & oyster farms, marine activities, marine mammals.

Pet friendly camp: 2 x resident Burmese cats. Dogs welcome if under control and well behaved.

To get the best prices please book via this website only.

Owned and operated by Pam & Ian Montgomery