Printable map of Central North Island campsites (GIF, 58K)
There are seven DOC conservation campsites in the Turangi/Taupo area.
DOC manages four conservation campsites in the Ruapehu area including at Whakapapa village.
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A basic but large campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. Good place to base yourself to explore the area.
A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This site is at the start of the Hinemaiaia Track.
A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area located in an area of diverse terrian and vegetation. Activities include hunting, short walks, tramping, fishing and rafting in the river.
A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This is an area of diverse terrain and vegetation including tall forest, scrublands and tussock grasses.
A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This site is at the start of the Te Iringa Track which is popular for hunting, tramping and mountain biking.
A basic campsite in the Kaimanawa Forest Park. Many forest walks start nearby.
A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. A quiet site and easy to get to. Good base sign for hunting, tramping/walks and mountain biking with a good variety of tracks close by.
A basic campsite in the Ruapehu area.
A peaceful campsite beside a stream on the edge of the park. Explore the Whakapapaiti Track. Activities nearby are skiing, hunting and mountain biking in Tongariro Forest.
Camp in a mountain beech forest, beside a stream. It's a perfect base for exploring the national park with short walks close to the campsite. In winter, skiing is just up the road.
Camp in the forest on the flanks of Mount Ruapehu. This is a good base for exploring the park. Go walking, tramping or venture into the alpine areas—but make sure you’re well prepared as alpine weather changes quickly
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