The DOC / NZMCA campsite pass

NZMCA financial members are welcome to purchase the exclusive DOC / NZMCA campsite pass.

The pass allows members and their occupants to camp in their motor caravans at motor caravan accessible DOC campsites nationwide, without paying the per person overnight fee.

Further information on motor caravan accessible DOC campsites can be found in the NZMCA members’ Travel Directory and Travel App. More information can be found in DOC’s Conservation Campsite brochures or at via DOC’s website.

There are substantial savings for NZMCA members when you consider the standard fees for children and adults staying at applicable DOC campsites.

Please ensure you read these terms and conditions before deciding to purchase a campsite pass.  The terms and conditions include a list of excluded DOC campsites from the pass. The pass can only be used during the dates below.

And did you know that bookable DOC campgrounds need to be booked online?
The new Booking Service will make it easier for you to self-service your bookings online which includes the ability to modify and cancel bookings yourself. When you purchase a DOC / NZMCA campsite pass for the 1st time, you need to create an online account. For existing pass-holders, you need to change your account classification in order for the new booking system to apply the NZMCA discount. Reminder: this process started 23rd June 2020. DOWNLOAD THIS PDF TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS.

Current options available to NZMCA financial members is:

  • 5-Month Pass, $175 incl GST, valid from 8 February 2021 to 30 June 2021 (this pass will only be posted the week beginning 18 Jan 2021)

Payment: We encourage all members to sign in, fill out the form and pay by credit card. The form and credit card details are submitted via a secure server and your payment is processed via DPS. By applying and paying online, you will receive your campsite pass in the mail a lot sooner than applying by post and paying by cheque. However, if you prefer to pay by cheque please fill out the application form in issue 348 of The Motor Caravanner magazine. Only one campsite pass can be issued per vehicle registered to and owned by the member applying.

Please ensure all of your details are correct when applying, including the address you require the pass to be mailed to.


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One form must be comleted at each unmanned DOC campsite and placed in the Iron Maiden or given to the ranger on arrival
The following serviced DOC campgrounds are excluded all year from the DOC/NZMCA Camp Site Pass