Mt Aspiring National Park

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 Tititea / Mt Aspiring National Park 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

• Gateway to Mt Aspiring National Park

Contact Details

Email: mtaspiringvc@doc.govt.nz

Phone: +64-3-4437660

Wanaka Address:
Corner of Ardmore St and Ballentyne Rd

Operating Season And Hours: Nov-April 8:00am-5:00pm daily May–Oct 8:30am-5:00pm Mon-Fri, 9:30am-4:00pm Sat Christmas Day closed

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Drive between Wanaka and Haast

15 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 2.

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Jasmin

Italy

Ranking: 6/10

Good information.

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Fides

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice and helpful staff. Best example maps for the tramping paths.

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Manuela Opprecht

Ranking: 10/10

So nice and helpful. Thank you very much for all these informations. Great service!!!!

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Danyelle Miller

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Gave us a great tip for a fishing spot! Caught several fish!!

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Marc Schnelanburger

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

They answered all our questions and had good information. Well staffed and good information displays.

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Hindrek Lind

Estonia

Ranking: 9/10

Really useful information.

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Kate Glover

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly and helpful. Even photocopied some pages out of Moir's guide for us when we were looking at a more challenging route.

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Galen Licht

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Clarissa Hanck

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly and helpful.

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Mike Pisco

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Woman working (cannot remember her name), was very blunt and helpful while reviewing the different hiking options with us. gave us two great recommendations, by gearing to what we wanted.

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Kathryn Pisco

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Very good advice and maps for hikes and accommodations in the aera. Very honest advice.

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Clare Cannon

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

They helped us to find a cheap tent and told us about Wastebusters (so not just DOC-related help).

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Christian

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Got all needed information. But a bad print-out of a tour costs money.

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