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 campsites

Scenic campsites are in a high use locations and have a more limited range of facilities and services than Serviced campsites. They have toilets, tap water supply and vehicle or boat access. They may have wood barbeques and fireplaces, cold showers, picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins.

Fees:

  • 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

Standard campsites

Standard campsites have an even more limited range of facilities and services than Scenic campsites. Toilets (usually composting or pit), water supply (tap, stream, or lake) and vehicle or boat access. They may have wood barbeques and fireplaces, showers (cold), picnic tables, a cooking shelter and rubbish bins.

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

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