Department of Conservation Graces Stream DOC Campsite New Zealand

Graces Stream DOC Campsite

Department of Conservation Graces Stream DOC Campsite in the Catchpool Valley, Orongorongo Valley and Remutaka Forest Park near Lower Hutt and Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Department of Conservation campsites are popular with Kiwis and can be crowded in peak seasons. Some require booking but most are first-come-first-served, which means get there early or have alternatives ready. Probably the cheapest accommodation to be found, they are perfect for campervans or those traveling on a budget with a car and tent. Prices and details can change, use the links below for the latest information and any current alerts in the area.

Fees & Booking

Contact and Location Details

The contact details are for the nearest DOC office that might be far away from the actual location. Usually you do not need to contact DOC unless you require specific information or need to report something. The actual location can be found on the map or by using the GPS coordinates if provided. Note that I’ve tried to be as accurate as possible with the GPS coordinates, however use at your own risk.

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre,
18 - 32 Manners Street,
Wellington 6011.

+64 4 384 7770

   -41.34223, 174.93263

South of Wainuiomata follow the Coast Rd for 10 km to the main Remutaka Forest Park entrance. Drive 2.5 km to the top carpark (800 m past the Catchpool carpark). Short section of gravel road and stream ford. This is a 45 minute drive from Wellington.


This campsite can be accessed by:

  • Foot
  • Mountain Bike
  • Car
  • 4WD
  • Campervan
  • Caravan
  • Boat


10 non-powered sites.


Open fires are not permitted unless specified and may have restrictions.

  • Dump Station
  • Tap Water
  • Stream Water
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Non-flushing Toilet
  • Hot Showers
  • Cold Showers
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cooking Shelter
  • Barbecue Area
  • Campfires Permitted
  • Boat Ramp
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Facilities for Disabled
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