Wellington

DOC Visitor Centre

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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, 9 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.

DOC Pōneke / Wellington Visitor Centre is staffed by DOC rangers who have firsthand, in-depth local knowledge. We provide information about:

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

• Kapiti Island Nature Reserve
• Matiu/Somes Island

Photos

Maps

Contact

Email: wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz

Phone: +64-4-384 7770

Wellington Address:
18 Manners St, Wellington 6011

Operating Season And Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sat 10:00am - 3:30pm. Public Holidays closed

6 reviews with the most recent first

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Simon Mehlmann

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Two employees of the centre (first one, then the other), helped us to plan our Abel Tasman Track. We got to know all we needed to start the track well prepared and confident. Tide chart was very valuable.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 93 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

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Brian Lexmond

Netherlands

Ranking: 5/10

Nothing found and what we did not know.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Susser

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, helpful and patient.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Gale Willcocks

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very flash, excellent displays. Information forthcoming in a professional manner. Worth a visit.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Jenny Pullenger

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Very good service. Plentiful information, brochures etc.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Wendy Ward

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Supplied information and booklets prior to coming to the South Island.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

6 reviews with the most recent first

Simon Mehlmann's avatar

Simon Mehlmann

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Two employees of the centre (first one, then the other), helped us to plan our Abel Tasman Track. We got to know all we needed to start the track well prepared and confident. Tide chart was very valuable.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 93 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

Get the Pass

Brian Lexmond's avatar

Brian Lexmond

Netherlands

Ranking: 5/10

Nothing found and what we did not know.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Top Ranked NZ Deals Pass

Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.

Get deals pass

Susser's avatar

Susser

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, helpful and patient.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2014

Thank You - to the thousands of travellers that have contributed to our Top Voted NZ Activities Map - it's free from Rankers.

Gale Willcocks's avatar

Gale Willcocks

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very flash, excellent displays. Information forthcoming in a professional manner. Worth a visit.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Camping NZ App Icon

Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

Download from the App Store Download Android app on Google Play

Jenny Pullenger's avatar

Jenny Pullenger

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Very good service. Plentiful information, brochures etc.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Wendy Ward's avatar

Wendy Ward

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Supplied information and booklets prior to coming to the South Island.

Reviewed over 5 years ago