DOC Nelson 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
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people
• Abel Tasman National Park
• Abel Tasman Coast Track Great Walk
• Kahurangi National Park
• Heaphy Track Great Walk
• Mt Richmond Forest Park
South Island ▷ Nelson Region ▷ Nelson
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Incredibly helpful. They helped us plan our whole trip with ease and knowledge.
We were fortunate enough to have an incredible helpful DOC representative assist us in trip planning for our entire months journey in the South Island.
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Great information about great walks - very friendly.
Good information about great walks and alternatives - very friendly.
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Could not help with local information (for example on rock climbing).
Caren van Gastel
Very helpful-provided all info I needed to book camping & plan kayak trip to Abel Tasman National Park
Lieven De Vlaminck
Very good help to sort out my Abel Tasman trek.
Helpful information, most information we have got so far.
A good office with nice service.
Gerard van de Ven
Objective and excellent information.
Very professional and helpful.