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DOC Campsite Pass

Pay for 3 nights and get up to 7 nights! 


Guide to the DOC Weekly Campsite Pass

The Department of Conservation (DOC) camping is a great way to camp your way around New Zealand. DOC campsites are located throughout New Zealand offering great camping options at very affordable prices.

DOC have created various weekly campsite passes for sale offering great value. Read below to find out how they work and email us at to purchase your DOC Campsite Pass. 


What is a DOC Pass?

Doc passes give you access to over 200 DOC campsites across New Zealand. The DOC pass can be purchased directly with us. 

Key benefits:

DOC Passes are a great and easy way to camp your way around New Zealand and see our unique and beautiful scenery and wildlife. 


How much is a DOC Pass?

There are three options for the weekly DOC campsite pass:

Single (for one adult) - $20.00

Double (for two adults) - $40.00

Family (for two adults and one or two children*/youths between 5-17 years of age) - $60.00

This means by buying a DOC Pass you essentially pay for three nights and can stay up to seven nights at over 200 DOC campsites across New Zealand.

A night at a DOC campsite costs on average $8 so this is a great way to have a value-for-money holiday while still contributing to conservation.


How to use your DOC Pass?

You can buy weekly DOC campsite passes to camp your way around New Zealand. Please email us to purchase these. You can also contact us whilst on the road to purchase another pass if you require more or just buy extras at the start and enter future dates on them to validate the pass. 

Passes will come pre-printed with ‘Single’ ‘Double’ and ‘Family’

To validate the pass, write in the start and end dates (should be 7 days apart) and the vehicle registration number.


Where can it be used?

The weekly DOC campsite pass can be used at selected DOC campsites across the country. Check them out here

Copies of the North and South Island DOC brochures are provided and also available to view via these links

Conservation campsites North Island (PDF)
Conservation campsites South Island (PDF)

Always display your pass on the dashboard so that it can be seen from the outside by DOC campground wardens.


We hope you have fun exploring New Zealand and camp responsibly along the way. DOC camps offer great value and a true New Zealand camping expereince in some stunning locations. 


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