Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 10 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.
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Visitor centres are staffed by DOC rangers who have firsthand, in-depth local knowledge about:

•Walks and hiking - short walks, multi-day hikes, Great Walks
•Track conditions, weather, and safety
•Hut and Campsite bookings
•Heritage sites
•Marine reserves
•Conservation projects
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people

•Gateway to Coromandel Forest Park

8:30am-4:30pm daily
8:30-5:30 pm (19 Dec-7 Feb)

Where to Find Us

995c Kauaeranga Valley Road
New Zealand

Opening Times

8:30am-4:30pm daily; 8:30-5:30 pm (19 Dec-7 Feb)

Holiday Times

8:30am-4:30pm daily; 8:30-5:30 pm (19 Dec-7 Feb)