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NZMCA members with dogs know it’s not always easy finding campsites where both owners and their pets are welcome.
However having a canine companion doesn’t need to stop you from visiting conservation campsites. With a little bit of research and preparation, you can enjoy dog-friendly campsites on public conservation land throughout New Zealand.
There are 64 motorhome and caravan accessible DOC campsites where dogs are allowed. Read on for some of our top picks and visit the DOC website for the full list.
An adventure in the wilderness is great fun for you and your dog. However, even the friendliest dog has the potential to disturb or even kill native species such as kiwi – or to get lost in the bush. Following a few simple rules keeps you, your dog and wildlife safe.