DOC Approved label

DOC Approved label.
Label displayed by businesses approved to operate in public conservation areas

The DOC Approved label symbolises the significant contribution tourism and recreation businesses make to conservation in New Zealand.

DOC values these businesses and wants visitors to know that a percentage of their ticket price goes directly to DOC to support conservation.

These businesses have passed environmental and safety standards set by DOC, and have been approved to operate in public conservation areas.

You'll only see the DOC Approved label used by businesses with a current legal agreement with DOC.

Look out for them, and when you use their services be proud that you are making a contribution to conservation in New Zealand.

All concessionaires may use the DOC Approved logo on their own websites. Please email if you do not have the electronic version for this purpose. 

Find out more


See Maps and geospatial services for maps of all public conservation land.


See permit contacts for queries about concessions and other permits.