Introduction

Find businesses that are DOC-approved to provide activities and services in conservation areas in Coromandel.

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

For more information, email docapproved@doc.govt.nz



List these providers by service:

Harry's Adventure Tours

Guided walks in the Coromandel and Wanaka areas as part of a tour around New Zealand.

www.harrytours.de

Places:  Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat; Diamond Lake and Rocky Mountain walks; Rob Roy Track; Sailors Grave Whenuakite

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Backroads

Guided walks as part of New Zealand tours.

www.abeltasmanguides.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Alex Knob Track; Arthur's Pass day walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat; Diamond Lake and Rocky Mountain walks; Fox Glacier area; Fox Glacier Te Moeka o Tuawe Valley Walk; Godley Head; Godley Head walking tracks; Haast Pass Lookout Track; Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Crown Track to Dickey's Flat; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Matheson Walk; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Marlborough Sounds; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Rob Roy Track; Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project; Upper Clutha River Track; Waitawheta Tramway; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Historic sites; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays

Guided walks as part of tours throughout New Zealand.

www.ramblersholidays.co.uk

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village tramping tracks; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village walking tracks; Bannockburn walks; Ben Lomond Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat; Diamond Lake and Rocky Mountain walks; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Kaimanawa Forest Park; Kaimanawa Forest Park walking tracks; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Matheson Walk; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Sylvan Track; Lake Taupo area; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; North Head Historic Reserve; North Head Historic Walk; Pelorus Scenic Reserve walking tracks; Routeburn Track; Ruakuri Caves and Bush Scenic Reserve; Ruakuri walk; Tongariro National Park; Walks close to Taupo township; West Wanaka; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Whirinaki Forest Park; Whirinaki Track; Whirinaki Waterfalls Track

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Koromiko Trek

Guided walks throughout the South Island and Coromandel.

www.koromikotrek.com

Places:  Alex Knob Track; Arthur's Pass day walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Arthur's Pass short walking tracks; Arthur's Pass: Avalanche Peak route; Ben Lomond Track; Big Totara Walk; Callery Gorge Walk; Canavans Knob Walk; Douglas Walk; East Homer Nature Walk; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Fox Glacier Te Moeka o Tuawe Valley Walk; Franz Josef Glacier; Gertrude Saddle Route; Humboldt Falls Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Hauroko Lookout Track; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Matheson Walk; Lake Monowai Peninsula Lookout Track; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Sylvan Track; Lake Te Anau; Lewis Pass short walks; Lewis Pass tramping tracks; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Milford Sound Lookout Track; Mirror Lakes Walk; Mount Arthur Tableland Circuit; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Okarito walking tracks; River Walk; Rob Roy Track; Rodger Inlet Track; Square Kauri Tree; St James Walkway; Stockyard Cove Track; The Chasm Walk; Twelve Mile Delta to Bob's Cove Track; Twin Kauri Track; Victoria Forest Park short walks; Victoria Forest Park tramping tracks; Victoria Forest Park walking tracks; Waiau Falls and Kauri Grove Lookout; Waiomu Kauri Grove; Walks for families in Aoraki; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Whirinaki Forest Park; Willberg Walk

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Walking Legends

Guided walks for Lake Waikaremoana, Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Tongariro National Park and Coromandel Peninsula.

www.walkinglegends.com

Places:  Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Coromandel Walkway; Kaharoa Conservation Area; Kaharoa Kokako Track; Kaipawa Trig Track; Kauaeranga Kauri Trail; Kauaeranga Valley; Kauaeranga Valley short walks; Kauaeranga Valley tramping tracks; Kauaeranga Valley walking tracks; Kauri Block Track; Lake Waikaremoana; Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk; Okere Falls Scenic Reserve; Okere Falls Track; Rainbow Mountain Scenic Reserve; Rainbow Mountain-Crater Lake Walk; Rainbow Mountain-Summit track; Te Urewera National Park; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; Waiau Falls and Kauri Grove Lookout; Whirinaki Forest Park; Whirinaki Track

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Flying Kiwi Wilderness Expeditions

Guided activities as part of adventure tours in the North and South Islands.

www.flyingkiwi.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village tramping tracks; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village walking tracks; Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Kepler Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Matheson Walk; Lake Rerewhakaaitu Recreational Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Milford Sound Lookout Track; Mirror Lakes Walk; Mount Aspiring National Park; Okarito walking tracks; Paparoa National Park; Peel Forest Park; Peel Forest Park easy access tracks; Peel Forest Park tramping tracks; Peel Forest Park walking tracks; Point Elizabeth Walkway; Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk; Ruakuri Caves and Bush Scenic Reserve; Ruakuri walk; Southern Paparoa Range; The Chasm Walk; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; Waitomo to Marokopa short walks; Walks north of Haast township

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking and cycling; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass day walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Arthur's Pass short walking tracks; Arthur's Pass: Edwards - Hawdon route; Awarua Wetlands; Boundary Stream Mainland Island; Boundary Stream Walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Catlins Highway; Coromandel Peninsula; Curio Bay/Porpoise Bay; Fiordland National Park; Hapupu Reserve Walk; Henga Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Hollyford Track; J.M. Barker (Hapupu) National Historic Reserve; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Moeraki Boulders; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikoura Range; Nikau Bush Conservation Area; Nikau Bush Walk; Nugget Point/Tokata; Ocean Mail Reserve Walk; Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora short walks; Pureora tramping tracks; Pureora walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Springs Junction - Lewis Pass; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Stewart Island/Rakiura; Stewart Island/Rakiura day tramping tracks; Stewart Island/Rakiura day walking tracks; Stewart Island/Rakiura short day walks; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island Open Sanctuary; Ulva Island walking tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bush & Beach

Guided day walks in the Auckland region, Great Barrier Island, Cathedral Cove/Coromandel Peninsula.

www.bushandbeach.co.nz

Places:  Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Great Barrier Island Aotea; Port Fitzroy tramping tracks; Port Fitzroy walking tracks; Waiau Falls and Kauri Grove Lookout

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Cathedral Cove Kayaks

Half and full day guided kayaking tours to Cathedral Cove, Waikawau Bay, Stony Bay, Fletcher Bay, Fantail Bay Recreation Reserves and Horseshoe Bay Scenic Reserve, Coromandel Peninsula.

www.seakayaktours.co.nz

Places:  Coromandel Peninsula; Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hahei Explorer

Boat tour of the marine reserve at Cathedral Cove.

www.haheiexplorer.co.nz

Places:  Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve

Activities:  Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bus and Coach Association New Zealand

Charter bus services to carparks at conservation areas around New Zealand.

List of DOC-approved member operators

Places:  

Services:  Transport

Cathedral Cove Dive and Snorkel

Rental and sale of snorkel equipment at Cathedral Cove.

www.hahei.co.nz/diving

Places:  Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve

Services:  Equipment rental

Navi Outdoor Tours New Zealand

Guided walks in the top North Island.

www.navi.co.nz

Places:  Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park; Tiritiri Matangi Scientific Reserve (Open Sanctuary); Wairere Falls Track

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Pacific Cycle Tours / Chamäleon Reisen

Guided walks and cycling as part of tours throughout New Zealand.

globalcyclingadventures.com

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village tramping tracks; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village walking tracks; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Bridle Track; Cameron Valley Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park mountain biking tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Curio Bay/Porpoise Bay; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Hollyford Track; Kaharoa Conservation Area; Kaharoa Kokako Track; Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Crown Track to Dickey's Flat; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Marian Track; Lake Okataina Scenic Reserve; Lake Okataina tramping tracks; Lake Okataina walking tracks; Marlborough Sounds; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Moeraki Boulders; Mokaihaha Ecological Area; Mokaihaha Track; Molesworth Station; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata; Okere Falls Scenic Reserve; Okere Falls Track; Rainbow Mountain-Crater Lake Walk; Rainbow Mountain-Summit track; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Rob Roy Track; Routeburn Track; Routeburn Track: Key Summit Track; Stewart Island/Rakiura; Wakamarina Track; West Matukituki Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Pure Trails New Zealand

Guided walking and biking tours throughout New Zealand.

www.puretrailsnewzealand.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village tramping tracks; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village walking tracks; Arthur's Pass day walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Arthur's Pass short walking tracks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park tramping tracks; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park walking tracks; Fiordland National Park; Flat Top Hill Conservation Area; Fox Glacier area; Hollyford Track; Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park; Karangahake Gorge; Lake Marian Track; Lake Matheson Walk; Lake Okataina Scenic Reserve; Lake Okataina tramping tracks; Lake Okataina walking tracks; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata; Okere Falls Scenic Reserve; Okere Falls Track; Orokawa Scenic Reserve; Otago Central Rail Trail; Rainbow Mountain Scenic Reserve; Rainbow Mountain-Crater Lake Walk; Rainbow Mountain-Summit track; Ruapekapeka Pa Track; Stewart Island/Rakiura; Stewart Island/Rakiura day tramping tracks; Stewart Island/Rakiura day walking tracks; Stewart Island/Rakiura short day walks; Tautuku walks; Waitawheta Tramway; Walks around Papatowai; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Guided walks; Mountain biking and cycling

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canyonz Limited

Canyoning tours in the Coromandel and Waitakere Ranges.

www.canyonz.co.nz

Places:  Coromandel Peninsula; Kauaeranga Valley

Activities:  Adventure activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Little Brown Kiwi Adventure Education

Outdoor education for international students and schools throughout New Zealand.

http://littlebrownkiwi.kiwi/

Places:  Coromandel Peninsula; Coromandel Walkway; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Otago Central Rail Trail; Routeburn Nature Walk

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Sunkist Backpackers

Shuttle transport to and from the Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel.

www.sunkistbackpackers.com

Places:  Coromandel Peninsula; Kauaeranga Valley

Services:  Transport

Sidetracks

Guided walks as part of a tour throughout New Zealand.

www.sidetracks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village tramping tracks; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village walking tracks; Arthur's Pass day walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Arthur's Pass short walking tracks; Banks Peninsula reserves; Banks Peninsula tramping tracks; Banks Peninsula walking tracks; Ben Lomond Track; Bendigo; Cameron Valley Track; Cape Reinga Lighthouse Walk; Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach; Cathedral Cove Walk; Catlins Highway; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Cave Stream tracks and cave walk; Coromandel Peninsula; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Curio Bay/Porpoise Bay; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat; Diamond Lake and Rocky Mountain walks; East Matukituki Valley tracks; Egmont National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park tramping tracks; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park walking tracks; Fiordland National Park; Godley Head; Godley Head walking tracks; Haast Pass Lookout Track; Hollyford Track; Jacks Blowhole Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway; Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) to Pandora; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Monowai/ Borland Road; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Sumner - Hope valley (Windy Point) tracks and routes; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mavora Lakes Park; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Mount Alfred; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Mt Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikoura Range; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata; Opera Point; Pelorus Scenic Reserve walking tracks; Pirongia Forest Park; Pirongia's tramping tracks; Pirongia's walking tracks; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Rob Roy Track; Routeburn Track; Routeburn Track: Key Summit Track; Ruakuri Caves and Bush Scenic Reserve; Sailors Grave Whenuakite; Stewart Island/Rakiura; Stewart Island/Rakiura day tramping tracks; Stewart Island/Rakiura day walking tracks; Tasman Valley walking tracks; Tautuku walks; Te Paki; Te Rerenga Wairua (Cape Reinga); Te Werahi Beach to Twilight Beach; Tongariro National Park; Tunnel Beach Track; Twilight - Te Werahi Loop Track; Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream; Ulva Island Open Sanctuary; Ulva Island walking tracks; Upper Clutha River Track; Whareorino Conservation Area

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association

Guided fishing trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.fishingguides.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Fishing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village tramping tracks; Aoraki/Mount Cook Village walking tracks; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Bob's Cove Track and Nature Walk; Cameron Valley Track; Cathedral Caves Walk; Catlins Highway; Catlins River Walk; Catlins Waterfalls; Coromandel Peninsula; Coromandel Walkway; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat; Diamond Lake and Rocky Mountain walks; Fiordland National Park; Jacks Blowhole Track; Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Lake Matheson Walk; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Waikaremoana; Makarora region; Makarora Valley Track; Marlborough Sounds; Matukituki Valley; McLean Falls Track; Moeraki Boulders; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata; Onepoto Caves Track; Pauatahanui Inlet; Peel Forest Park; Peel Forest Park easy access tracks; Peel Forest Park tramping tracks; Peel Forest Park walking tracks; Queen Charlotte Track; Rangitoto Island longer walks; Rangitoto Island Scenic Reserve; Rangitoto Island shorter walks; Rangitoto Island summit walks; Rob Roy Track; Routeburn Track; Tautuku walks; Te Urewera National Park; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; West Matukituki Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

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