Archives For Recreation

Camping, walking/hiking/tramping, hunting, huts, cabins and campsites.

Dreamed of taking on one of our spectacular Great Walks but feel like you need some more training under your belt? Here are some helpful tips just for you.

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If you’re heading out on a family adventure, a DOC hut can be a great option for accommodation. Here are some insider tips from our rangers for your next hut break.

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New Zealand is packed with dramatic landscapes and unique places that are perfect for filling up your Instagram feed. Here’s a few less-explored walks for you to snap some eye-poppin’ shots on this summer!

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Saddle up this summer and cycle one of the New Zealand Cycle Trail’s 22 Great Rides which take you deep into some of our most special places.

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A diverse group of Aucklanders were bought together to walk the Rangitoto Summit Track, one of the tracks in our new set of Short Walks and Day Hikes.

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It’s Conservation Week between 14th-22nd October. Here are a few ways you can show your backyard some love!

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There’s a dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have been volunteering for 20 years, and they’re all older than my granddad.

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