Conservation campsites are places to relax, enjoy and explore the great outdoors.
The Department of Conservation (DOC) manages 324 campsites throughout New Zealand, 200 of which are accessible by vehicle. Choose from lush forest settings, lakeshores and sandy beaches.
For visitors wanting to embrace stunning scenery and engage in outdoor activities, conservation campsites offer nature-based experiences from north to south. The most popular campsites can be booked online.
Campervans are one of the best ways to explore New Zealand, and DOC's 7-day campsite pass gives visitors an affordable way to connect with nature during their holiday.
Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 10 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.