Check Auckland alerts for closures and other notices before visiting or applying for permits.
There are many great places managed by DOC in the Hauraki Gulf to hold events such as weddings, club functions or family events. Permits cost at least $250 + GST.
Operators of all commercial vessels 'plying for hire' in the Hauraki Gulf need to obtain permission to use any wharf administered by DOC.
Whales and dolphins abound in the waters of the Hauraki Gulf. Learn which species you are likely to see and how you can help protect them.
When visiting pest free islands, or islands that are becoming pest-free, make sure you check your gear before you leave the mainland.
Find out when and where you can light fires on public conservation land.