Nau Mai, Haere Mai

Welcome to:

The original, the best,
proudly 100% locally owned.

Rankers Camping NZ

We’ve spent the last 12 years gathering this Camping NZ information so you can experience the best of New Zealand.

We ask that you use our information respectfully.

Proud Local NZ

There’s a proud local guardian culture in NZ. Our sense of ownership extends far beyond the property we live in, to encompass all public and natural spaces in NZ.

For us proud Kiwis - it’s all our backyard.

Respect NZ

Care must be taken by all visitors to respect and look after all our backyard places. Doing so will help you connect with NZ and the lovely local folk who live here and that’s how we all benefit.

visitor ⟷ locals

Enjoy NZ!


Plan for the best camping experience

  1. Plan your journey, visit or an i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
  2. Use the toilet in your vehicle or a public toilet
  3. Leave no trace or litter

Privacy Policy

Updated and effective from: November 30, 2018

Rankers and its related companies (referred to in this policy as "Rankers", "we", "our" or "us"), support the protection of your rights to privacy. This Privacy Policy sets out what data Rankers collects from you, including through its online and mobile sites and applications (each a "Rankers Digital Site" and collectively the "Rankers Digital Sites") and about you from any sources (for example by seeking a quote or placing a review), how it is managed, shared or used. It also explains your rights in respect of your personal data. Rankers pledges to conduct business according to this policy which applies to all Personal Data collected by Rankers.

If you have agreed to receive communications from us, but you later change your mind, you can revise your preferences of your account, by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link within the e-mail you receive.

  1. 1. Personal Data and Other Information

    1. a) Information Collected from You

      Personal information or personal data is information about you that identifies you or information by which your identity or information about you can be reasonably determined ("Personal Data"). If Rankers requires Personal Data, it is generally collected directly from you during the course of Rankers relationship with you, and may be provided by you in correspondence (e.g. letter, form, email); through a Rankers Digital Site when you register as a member to receive notifications, seek a quote, purchase a travel pass or place a review or membership application; or by your giving Rankers such information in person.

      Generally, the type of Personal Data Rankers collects directly about you, and which it may use as set out in this Privacy Policy, may include:

      • Your full name
      • Your gender
      • Travel intentions
      • Mailing address
      • Telephone number
      • Interests
      • E-mail address
      • Age and date of birth
      • Nationality
      • Credit card details
      • Geo location information
      • Unique identifiers such as a user name or password
      • Communication preferences
      • Search queries
      • Comments and other information (such as photos and digital files) you submit
      • Any other information otherwise described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent.
    2. b) Information Collected Automatically

      Rankers may also collect certain other information automatically when you visit a Rankers Digital Site including:

      • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address which can sometimes also be used to get your general geographic area;
      • Other unique identifiers such as mobile device identification numbers, domain name of your internet or wireless service provider and type of device used to access a Rankers Digital Site;
      • Browser type and settings and operating system used;
      • Webpages you visit within the Rankers Digital Sites or sites you visited before or after you visit the Rankers Digital Sites;
      • Information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, Local Shared Objects and other technologies; and
      • Standard server log information.
    3. c) Geo-location Information

      By accessing the Rankers Digital Sites from a mobile phone or through a mobile application, you may be asked to share your precise (GPS level) geo-location information with us so that we can customize your experience on the Rankers Digital Sites, or on other sites when we work with a third party mobile ad platform. In most cases, you are able to turn off data collection through your mobile device at any time through the privacy settings on your mobile phone or through the settings in the applicable mobile application.

    4. d) Cookies and Tagging Technology

      In common with other website operators, we use standard technology called "cookies" on the Rankers Digital Sites, in order to personalize your experience, administer the Rankers Digital Sites, analyze trends and user data and gather demographic information.

      For further details on how we use cookies, and your choices regarding cookies, please refer to the Rankers Cookie Policy.

  2. 2. Use of Information Collected

    Rankers will only use information that it collects for the following purposes or as required by law:

    • to provide you with travel quotes;
    • to book a travel service on your behalf;
    • to provide you with travel passes;
    • to be able to respond to questions or comments you have;
    • to contact you via email and otherwise about your account on a Rankers Digital Site;
    • to inform you about products, services and events that may be of interest to you;
    • to customize and personalize your use of the Rankers Digital Sites;
    • to contact you regarding the details of a review;
    • to contact you urgently for any reason deemed necessary;
    • to market Rankers updates, sponsors or promotions and to send you promotional materials or special offers on our behalf or on behalf of our sponsors or marketing partners and their subsidiaries and affiliates
    • to publish stories, comments, photos or other information posted in any interactive online section of a Rankers Digital Site;
    • to use information collected through the Rankers Digital Sites to evaluate your suitability to participate in surveys or focus groups for the Rankers or a sponsor or partner of the Rankers and to invite you to participate in any such survey or focus group;
    • to research, assess performance and analyze Rankers marketing or advertising campaigns on the Rankers Digital Sites or otherwise use analysis tools such as but not limited to Google Analytics; or
    • we may share your data with advertising networks and/or social media platforms for the purposes of selecting and serving relevant adverts to you via those networks/platforms, and to search engine and analytics providers.
  3. 3. Sharing of Information

    • Each Rankers Entity may disclose Personal Data to other Rankers Entities, which will use and disclose the information only for the purpose for which it was originally collected and as described herein. All Rankers Entities abide by this Privacy Policy.
    • When you register on a Rankers Digital Site, we collect Personal Data which we use in compliance with your notification preferences. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-mails. You can unsubscribe from receiving e-mails by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.
    • Rankers may share information about your use of the Rankers Digital Sites in anonymized, aggregate form with our trusted social media, advertising and analytic partners for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, for example, to improve and personalize your experience on the Rankers Digital Sites or to perform analytics.
    • Third parties such as NZ tourism industry partners, service providers or social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube may receive or gather information about end users, including through the use of cookies, pixels, SDKs, web beacons or other tracking software and use that information for targeted advertising.
    • Please note that while the Rankers is careful about choosing its tourism industry partners, advertisers, it is only responsible for the content on Rankers Digital Sites and for the use of your Personal Data by any Rankers Entity. All third parties associated with a Rankers Digital Site with whom Rankers may share Personal Data are bound by their own privacy and data collection and protection practices. Rankers cannot be held liable for the policies or actions of such third parties. We encourage users to read the privacy policy of any click-thru site they visit through a Rankers Digital Site.
  4. 4. Accuracy, Completeness and Deletion Requests

    • Rankers will take commercially reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate, complete, and up-to-date. If any of the Personal Data Rankers holds about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, please contact Rankers immediately using the contact details at the end of this Privacy Policy.
    • Rankers shall recognize any valid requests from individuals to delete their Personal Data from use for any reason and has systems and procedures in place to comply with a request for deletion. Any such requests should be made by contacting Rankers directly via
  5. 5. Other People's Information

    If you provide Personal Data to Rankers about someone else, such as your next of kin, you must ensure that you are entitled to disclose such information to Rankers and that Rankers can collect, use and disclose such information for the purposes described above without being required to do anything else under relevant privacy laws (which may include laws of a country they are from or in which they reside). You should take reasonable steps to ensure the individual concerned is aware of the contents of this Privacy Policy as those matters relate to them. You warrant that any information you disclose is true and correct.

  6. 6. Security and Retention of Your Personal Data

    • Personal Data the Rankers holds is stored either in hard copy documents or as electronic data. Rankers uses generally accepted industry standard reasonable security measures to protect any Personal Data held in any form from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification and/or disclosure.
    • Your membership on a Rankers Digital Site is password protected and we recommend that you do not divulge your passwords to anyone. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your member name, password and other account information.
    • Any information posted or disclosed may be viewed and used by other members of the public. If you post any Personal Data in a publicly accessible area of a Rankers Digital Site, you do so at your own risk and Rankers accepts no liability for the same.
    • Rankers shall retain your Personal Data only so long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account or membership is active. We respect requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. We reserve the right to keep certain information in our archives that we deem necessary to comply with any legal obligations we may have, resolve disputes and enforce contractual agreements.
  7. 7. Online and Mobile Advertising: Opting Out

    • If you wish to know more about interest based advertising, would like to know more about your options or would like to opt-out, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") web-site: NAI is a co-operative of online advertising companies who are committed to responsible practices and consumer protection. You may also visit the Digital Advertising Alliance website, for more information about what you can do if you do not want to receive internet-based advertising.
    • European users can opt out from interest based advertising through the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website at; and users in Canada can opt-out using the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada site at
    • Facebook is an advertising partner and may collect and use data to display advertisements on all Rankers Digital Sites. For more information and to control the ads you see, visit
    • Other analytic services such as Google Analytics provide services which analyze information regarding visits to our websites and mobile applications. They use cookies, web beacons and other tracking information to collect this information. To opt-out of analytics for the web, please visit the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on and install the add-on for your browser.
    • Browser and mobile operating systems also provide other privacy and ad-blocking mechanisms We encourage you to review the privacy control settings available in your browser or device platforms settings. Note that some of these controls (such as blocking third-party cookies) may affect the storage of your opt-out preferences. To express your privacy preferences or specific companies you may download and use an opt-out application such as DAA's AppChoices App at
    • You can stop all collection of information by the Rankers App on your mobile device by uninstalling the Rankers App. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. Most operating systems such as iOS for Apple phones, Android for Android devices and Windows for Microsoft devices also provide their own instructions on how to prevent delivery of tailored advertising to your mobile device. Please also review your mobile device’s privacy settings and support materials if you wish to opt-out of tailored advertisements. You can also request to opt-out via email to the contact address set out below.
  8. 8. Social Networking

    • You may use certain third-party social networking services, including but not limited to Facebook, Google+, and others to share information about your experience on the Rankers Digital Sites with your friends and followers on those social networking services. These social networking services may be able to collect information about you, including your activity on the Rankers Digital Sites. These third-party social networking services also may notify your friends, both on the Rankers Digital Sites and on the social networking services themselves, that you are a user of the Rankers Digital Sites or about your use of the Rankers Digital Sites, in accordance with applicable law and their own privacy policies. If you choose to access or make use of third-party social networking services, we may receive information about you that you have made available to those social networking services, including information about your contacts on those social networking services. Your interactions with those social networking services are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the relevant service.
  9. 9. Links to Other Websites

    Rankers Digital Sites may contain links to other websites or online services that are operated and maintained by third parties and that are not under Rankers control or maintained by Rankers. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by Rankers of those other websites, the content displayed therein, or the persons or entities associated therewith. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those third- party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third-party websites or services.

  10. 10. Transfer and Storage of Data

    • While every effort is made to comply with the laws and regulations of all jurisdictions in which the Rankers Digital Sites may be accessed please be advised that the Rankers Digital Sites are directed towards users who reside in NZ. The servers on which data is stored, including any Personal Data, are located in the United States. By continuing to use the Rankers Digital Sites you hereby consent to your information being collected and used in NZ and stored on servers based in the United States.
    • If you are located in the European Economic Area or the European Union or a country with data protection and/or privacy laws which are different from those in NZ, please be advised that we may transfer your Personal Data to countries that may not guarantee the same level of protection for Personal Data as the one in which you reside.
    • Rankers will only transfer or share Personal Data to the extent it is necessary to fulfill the purpose outlined in this Privacy Policy and your data will be processed in accordance with the provisions set out in this Privacy Policy.
  11. 11. Changes to this Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this document, and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. Rankers reserves the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Rankers Digital Sites after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

  12. 12. How to Contact Us

    If you need to contact Rankers as directed in a section above or if you have an issue or question on this Privacy Policy, you can contact Rankers at

    Thank you,
    The Rankers Crew

Cookies Policy

Updated and effective from: November 30, 2018

Rankers (referred to in this policy as "Rankers", "we", "our" or "us") uses cookies on the Rankers website. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies. By using the Rankers website, you consent to the use of cookies, as set out below.

  1. What are cookies?

    Cookies (and other similar trackable technologies such as web beacons, pixel tags, locally stored objects and the like, collectively "cookies") are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you. Cookies provide a ‘memory’ for a website and allow websites to store things like user preferences so that it can recognize you when you next visit.

    Cookies can be "persistent" (which remain on your site unless you delete them) or "session" cookies (which are deleted from your device when you close your browser).

  2. How does the Rankers website use cookies?

    When you use and access the Rankers website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser which include both sessions cookies and persistent cookies and may include the following:

    • Analytic Cookies

      These cookies analyze user activity to improve the Rankers website. It tells us if you have visited the site before and allows us to track individual users and site visits. Unless you have logged into the Rankers website, we cannot use these cookies to identify individuals.

    • Site Performance Cookies

      These cookies remember your preferences for tools on the Rankers website, so you do not have to enter them each time you visit.

    • Geotargeting Cookies

      These cookies try and work out which country you are from and is completely anonymous and only used to target content to the region from which you access our website.

    • Registration Cookies

      When you register with Rankers, we generate cookies that let us know if you are signed in or not. If you have not selected to be kept signed in, your cookies get deleted when you close your browser or shut your computer down.

    • Advertising Cookies

      These cookies allow us to see whether you have seen an advert or not and for how long and also to help us use targeted advertising. These cookies are anonymous and store information on what you are looking on at the site but not who you are.

    • Referral Tracking

      We use cookies to associate user activity with the third party that referred the user to our site; or to track visitors from our site that we send to third party sites. We do not share any personal information about individual users with these third -party partners.

    • Marketing

      We use cookies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for marketing purposes which allow us to display Rankers promotional material to you on other sites you visit.

    • Third Party Cookies

      On some pages of the Rankers website, other third parties may set up their own anonymous cookies to track their own application or customize it for you. We cannot access these cookies. We may use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics and deliver advertisements on and through the Rankers website.

  3. What are your choices regarding cookies?

    If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

  4. Disabling Cookies

    If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice online.

  5. Where can you find more information about cookies?

    You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites:

    In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

    For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.

    Further details on how we use your data is available in the Rankers Privacy Policy.