Sales Suspended

Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, the Department of Conservation have suspended sales of the Conservation Campsite Pass until further notice

Save up to 70% on campsite fees!


Wake up here, Mavora Lakes campsite (credit Judith Bishop)

Just $30 per week!

Get the official DOC Conservation Campsite Pass here - a convenient online version of the Department of Conservation's weekly campsite pass for rental campervans.

Conservation Campsite Pass

  • Support conservation
  • Experience the natural beauty of NZ
  • 78 Department of Conservation campsites
  • One convenient pass
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Access to approximately 70% of the paid DOC Campsites in NZ

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Everyone's A Winner

Over $100,000 contributed towards NZ Conservation.

Up to $70,000 saved by travellers.

A great win/win!

Savings example

2 people + 1 infant for 3 weeks = $150 total cost

Full price = up to $546. You save up to $396!

What is the Conservation Campsite Pass?

The Conservation Campsite Pass is a convenient online version of the Department of Conservation's (DOC) weekly campsite pass for rental campervans. You can save time and hassle by getting your camping pass now.

How many nights can I stay?

Each Campsite Pass is valid for seven consecutive nights. You can purchase multiple Campsite Passes for longer holidays.

How much does it cost?

The Campsite Pass is $30/week for an adult (normally up to $105/week) and $15/week for an child (normally up to $52.50/week). Infants under 5yrs are free.

Where can I use the Campsite Pass?

Use the pass at the majority of vehicle-accessible DOC Standard and Scenic campsites. These are Department of Conservation campsites situated in some of New Zealand's most beautiful locations. The pass can't be used to pay for serviced campsites, powered campsites, Great Walks campsites, or any campsites on the DOC online booking system. This gives you access to approximately 70% of the paid DOC Campsites in NZ. You'll receive a printable map of all the DOC Campsites in NZ when you buy the pass.

Who can use it?

Anyone travelling in a rental campervan can use the Conservation Campsite Pass.

How does it work?

1. Sign up and get the pass emailed directly to you.
2. Print the pass and write your vehicle registration number in the space provided.
3. Display the pass on the campervan dashboard where it's clearly visible. Be prepared to present it to the campsite warden on request.

What are the Campsite Pass terms & conditions?

Each pass can be used for up to seven consecutive days. The pass is valid for the dates on the pass. The pass is not transferable or refundable and cannot be exchanged for money. The pass is valid at designated DOC campsites. All campsites are subject to availability. Advanced bookings are not accepted with this pass. The pass is not valid at serviced campsites, campsites that are booked online, or powered campsites. The pass is only valid for a rental vehicle from the company indicated on the pass. The customer must write their rental vehicle's registration number (number plate) on the Pass in the space provided. The customer must display the pass in the rental vehicle's front window where it is clearly visible from the outside.

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