Introduction

DOC provides facilities and charges fees on the basis of the campsite category.

Serviced campsites

Serviced campsites have a wide range of facilities and services. Flush toilets, tap water, kitchen/cooking bench, hot showers, rubbish collection and road access for all types of vehicles. They may have laundry facilities, barbecues, fireplaces, cookers and picnic tables.

Fees:

  • Unpowered/tent sites: Adult (18+ years): $18 per night, Child (5 - 17 years): $9 per night, Infant (0 - 4 years): free
  • Powered sites: Adult (18+ years): $21 per night, Child (5 - 17 years): $10.50 per night, Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Scenic and Standard campsites

Scenic and Standard campsites have a more limited range of facilities and services than Serviced campsites. These campsites have toilets, water supply (tap, stream, or lake) and vehicle or boat access. Wood BBQs and fireplaces, cold showers, picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins may be provided; this will vary from site to site. The higher fee for Scenic campsites is based on the scenic location and high popularity of these campsites.

Fees for Scenic campsites:

  • Unpowered/tent sites: Adult (18+ years): $13 per night, Child (5 - 17 years): $6.50 per night, Infant (0 - 4 years): free
  • Powered sites where available: Adult (18+ years): $16 per night, Child (5 - 17 years): $8 per night, Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Fees for Standard campsites:

  • Unpowered/tent sites: Adult (18 + years): $8 per night, Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night, Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Basic campsites

Basic campsites have very limited facilities so you need to be fully self-sufficient. There are basic toilets and water may be from a tank, stream or lake. Access may be by road or boat.

Fees: Free 

Backcountry campsites

Backcountry campsites have toilets and a water supply which may be from a stream. Picnic tables, cooking shelters or fireplaces may be provided.

Fees: Prices vary - check individual campsite pages

Great Walk campsites

Except for the Milford Track, all Great Walks offer camping near huts or in designated areas. There are nearly 60 Great Walk campsites offering basic facilities including toilets, handwashing sinks and a water supply. Some have picnic tables and cooking shelters. Note that these do not include the indoor facilities provided at Great Walk huts.

Fees: Adult (18+ years): $6 - $20, Child (5 - 17 years): free, Infant (0 - 4 years): free

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