DOC provides lodges, cabins and cottages in scenic settings throughout New Zealand. They are accessible by vehicle, boat or short walk.

Map of New Zealand.
NorthlandAucklandCoromandelWaikatoBay of PlentyEast CoastCentral North IslandTaranakiManawatu/WhanganuiHawke’s BayWairarapaWellington/KapitiChatham IslandsNelson/TasmanMarlboroughWest CoastCanterburyOtagoFiordlandSouthland
Northland.
Auckland.
Coromandel.
Waikato.
Bay of Plenty.
East Coast.
Central North Island.
Taranaki.
Manawatu/Whanganui.
Hawke’s Bay.
Wairarapa.
Wellington/Kapiti.
Chatham Islands.
Nelson/Tasman.
Marlborough.
West Coast.
Canterbury.
Otago.
Fiordland.
Southland.

Northland

Camping, Northland. Photo: Barbara Ware.

Northland has a range of other accommodation available at Puketi and Mimiwhangata Coastal Park.

Auckland

Auckland Harbour.

Find out about the Tiritiri Matangi Island bunkhouse and Motuora Island bach in the Auckland region.

Coromandel

Stony beach, Stony Bay, Coromandel. Photo: Sietse Bouma.

Learn about the lodges, cabins and other booked accommodation available in the Coromandel region including Stony Bay Bach.

Waikato

Wildfowl, Lake Patetonga, Kopuatai Peat Dome, Waikato. Photo: John Greenwood.

Discover the Pureora cabins in the Waikato.

Bay of Plenty

Whale Island with White Island in the background. Photo: J.L. Kendrick.

Whirinaki Recreation Camp, an outdoor recreation and education centre for schools and other groups is available to book in the Bay of Plenty.

East Coast

Cabbage tree, Waiotahi Spit Historic Reserve, Opotiki Area. Photo: C. Rudge.

Whirinaki Recreation Camp, an outdoor recreation and education centre for schools and other groups, is available to book in the Te Urewera area of the East Coast.

Central North Island

The moon at sunrise over Mount Ngauruhoe.

The Central North Island region boasts the Whakapapa Holiday Park campground cabins and Whakapapa Lodge.

Taranaki

Mount Taranaki as seen from Pouakai Track junction, Egmont National Park. Photo: Ross Henderson.

Learn about the lodges, cabins and other booked accommodation available in the Taranaki region.

Manawatu/Whanganui

White Cliffs, North Taranaki. Photo: Herb Spannagl.

Find out about staying at Pukepuke Lodge and Kawhatau Base.

Hawke’s Bay

Robson’s Lodge.

Learn about the lodges, cabins and other booked accommodation available in the Hawke's Bay region.

Wairarapa

Holdsworth Lodge. Photo: Hayden Barrett.

Learn about the lodges, cabins and other booked accommodation available in the Wairarapa region, including Waikuku Lodge, Te Kopi Homestead and Holdsworth Lodge.

Wellington/Kapiti

Forest and Bird House. Photo: Matt Sidaway.

There is a variety of bookable facilities available in the Wellington/Kapiti region, ranging from sole occupancy huts in the Rimutaka Forest Park, lodges in Aorangi and Tararua Forest Parks to houses on Matiu/Somes Island.

Chatham Islands

Kaiangaroa Harbour, Chatham Island. Photo: C.M.L. Gilmour

There are no DOC managed lodges, cabins or other accommodation available on the Chatham Islands.

Nelson/Tasman

Abel Tasman National Park. Photo: Andy Dennis.

The Nelson/Tasman region has the Totaranui Education Centre and the Cobb Hostel.

Marlborough

Moawhitu House.

Learn about the lodges, cabins and other booked accommodation available in the Marlborough region.

West Coast

Coastline, West Coast.

The West Coast has lodges at Waiuta, Mahināpua, and Ōkārito.

Canterbury

Leslie Hills, North Canterbury.

There are no DOC lodges or cabins available in the Canterbury region.

Otago

Cardrona, Central Otago. Photo: H.W. Axbey.

There are no DOC lodges or cabins available in the Otago region.

Fiordland

Trampers on bridge at the beginning of the Milford Track, Fiordland National Park. Photo: Jimmy Johnson.

There are no DOC lodges or cabins available in the Fiordland region.

Southland

Thicket Burn, on the edge of Lake Hauroko.

There are no DOC lodges or cabins available in the Southland region.

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Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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