Introduction

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

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:

Mount Egmont Alpine Club

Accommodation on Mount Egmont as part of club membership.

www.mtegmontalpineclub.org.nz

Places:  Egmont National Park

Services:  Accommodation

Hiking New Zealand

Guided multi-activity adventure tours in the South and North Island.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Places:  Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Arohaki Lagoon Track; Ben Lomond Track; Cascade Saddle Route; Dawson Falls tramping tracks; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Earnslaw Burn Track; Eastern Ruahine Forest Park; Egmont National Park; Fiordland National Park; Gentle Annie Track; Gertrude Saddle Route; Gillespie Pass Circuit; Haast Pass Highway walks; Invincible Gold Mine; Kaimanawa Forest Park; Kaimanawa Forest Park tramping tracks; Kaweka Forest Park; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotopounamu loop track; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Lake Waikareiti Walk; Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk; Makahu Road easy tramping tracks; Makahu Road tramping tracks; Mid Pohangina Hut Track; Mitre Flats; Moeraki Boulders; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Nelson Lakes National Park; North Egmont tramping tracks; North Egmont walking tracks; Nugget Point/Tokata; Okere Falls Scenic Reserve; Okere Falls Track; Queenstown area; Rees-Dart Track; Rob Roy Track; Round the Mountain Track; Routeburn Track: Key Summit Track; Routeburn Track: Lake Howden Track; Ruapani Circuit Track; Sunrise Track; Tararua Forest Park; Tararua Southern Crossing; Tarawera Outlet to Falls Track; Tarawera Outlet to Humphries Bay; Tautuku walks; Tongariro National Park; Western Ruahine Forest Park; Whakapapa area walking tracks; Whakapapa Village short walks; Whakapapa Village walking tracks; Whakapapaiti Valley Track; Whirinaki Forest Park; Whirinaki Track; Whirinaki Waterfalls Track

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Taranaki Canoe and Kayak

Guided canoeing, kayaking in Sugarloaf Marine Reserve.

http://www.canoeandkayak.co.nz/locations/Canoe++Kayak+Taranaki.html

Places:  Nga Motu/Sugar Loaf Islands

Activities:  Dolphin swimming and watching; Kayaking and canoeing; Whale watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre

Guiding educational groups as well as skill, leadership and experiential training programmes in various activities as well as guided canoeing/kayaking, camping.

http://tsbtopec.co.nz/

Places:  Around the Mountain Circuit; Dawson Falls easy tramping tracks; Dawson Falls short walks; Dawson Falls tramping tracks; Dawson Falls walking tracks; East Egmont short walks; East Egmont tramping tracks; East Egmont walking tracks; Egmont National Park; Everett Park Scenic Reserve walk; Meeting of the Waters short walks; Moki Track; Mount Messenger to Kiwi Road track; Mount Messenger to Whitecliffs Walkway track; North Egmont short walks; North Egmont tramping tracks; North Egmont walking tracks; Pouakai Circuit; Pouakai Range tramping tracks; Rerekapa Track; Stony River Walkway; Waitaanga South Road to Te Rerepahupahu Falls Track; West Egmont tramping tracks; York Road Loop Track

Activities:  Camping; Caving; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Te Wera Outdoor Recreational Trust

Te Wera Camp Conservation Area Education Camp, Taranaki. Facilities include free BBQ, laundry, obstacle course, flying fox, wetslide and firepit.

http://teweravalleylodge.co.nz/

Places:  

Services:  Accommodation; Outdoor education and instruction

Top Guides

Guided walks, rock climbing, mountaineering, abseiling and outdoor skills training in Egmont National Park.

www.topguides.co.nz

Places:  Egmont National Park

Activities:  Climbing; Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

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

Taranaki Alpine Club

Accommodation on Mount Egmont as part of club membership. Annual guided climb to the top of the mountain.

www.taranakialpineclub.co.nz

Places:  Egmont National Park; Mount Taranaki Summit Track

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Dawson Falls Mountain Lodge

Accommodation, cafe and restaurant in Egmont National Park.

Phone: +64 6 765 5457
Website: www.dawsonfallsmountainlodge.kiwi.nz
Email: info@dawsonfallsmountainlodge.kiwi.nz

Places:  Dawson Falls easy tramping tracks; Dawson Falls Roadend; Dawson Falls short walks; Dawson Falls tramping tracks; Dawson Falls walking tracks; Egmont National Park

Services:  Accommodation; Facilities

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

Taranaki Aviation Transport and Technology Museum

Taranaki Aviation Transport and Technology Museum in Mangamahoe Recreation Reserve.

tatatm.tripod.com/museum/

Places:  

Services:  Facilities

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

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

Stratford Mountain House

Motor lodge, restaurant and cafe on the eastern slope of Mount Taranaki, Egmont National Park.

www.stratfordmountainhouse.co.nz

Places:  Egmont National Park

Services:  Accommodation; Facilities; Weddings

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