There are extensive walking and mountain biking opportunities on conservation land throughout New Zealand.
The many campsites and huts managed by DOC offer a 'back to nature' style of camping and accommodation in a scenic setting.
New Zealand's national parks contain some of our most treasured wilderness areas.
From forest parks to scenic reserves, alpine areas to protected coasts, there are hundreds of special conservation places.
Find information about activities and places where you can do them.
Learn where, what and how you can safely hunt on conservation land. Find out about DOC permits and how to apply online, and where pesticides have been laid.
Get safety information and alerts to prepare for your trip and find out about online booking, licences, permits and dog regulations.
This interactive online map lets you find DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres.
Take a walk, a Great Walk, through some of New Zealand’s most awe-inspiring landscapes on premier walking tracks.
These pesticide summaries show you where pesticides are being used in each DOC region. You can use this information to decide where to go and where not to go.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
DOC visitor centres
Give feedback on a recent visit to a DOC place