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Fee schedule - non-commercial

Fee schedule - non-commercial

Updated 28 November 2017 3:01pm

The table below refers to charges for activities that may be conducted in one or more of the regional parks or forests.  All activities must be consistent with the relevant park or forest management plan.  All charges include GST.

Application Fee more than 150 participants

$50 non-refundable


At discretion of GWRC, dependent on level of impact and displacement to other users.

Site/ room occupation or use

Negotiated flat fee or a per person/vehicle charge as appropriate. A bond may be required.

Ken Gray Education Centre (Battle Hill Farm Forest Park)

Stratton Street meeting room (Belmont Regional Park)

$50 booking fee

(bond may be required)

Ranger assistance

$50/hr ranger time $80/hr ranger with vehicle


School groups free access with ranger time free for first 2 hours. Ranger time at $30/hr after that. Vehicle costs (if needed) to apply after first 2 hours.

Special interest groups, e.g., Forest & Bird, historic societies, botany clubs, universities (this does not apply to formal research programmes, e.g., scientific and archaeological research)

Free access. First 2 hours free with ranger. $50/hr ranger time after first 2 hours. Vehicle costs may apply.

Motorbikes and Trail Bikes

$20 for a 12 month permit

4WDs/motorised vehicles


Non-commercial activities/tours of more than 150 participants (eg. mountain biking, running, orienteering).

$5 full day
$2.50 half day

Horse riding - events and trekking (greater than 30 horses and people).

Events: $5/competitor
Rally/practice: $3/participant

Picnic area or space reservations for groups

Minimum $20/group, up to 20 people.

$1/person for groups >20.

$500 weekend flat rate (Fri-Sun) for private marquees. NB: No booking fee, but you must reserve a space with the ranger.


- ceremony only

- ceremony and function



$500 (plus bond at ranger's discretion)


$6 / adult / night.
$3 / child <16 yrs / night (adult rates apply for unsupervised 14-16 yr olds).

Campsites have drinking water, toilets and/or picnic tables. BBQs may be provided.