Fiordland 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 Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland 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 Fiordland National Park
•Milford Sounds
•Milford Track Great Walk
•Kepler Track Great Walk
•Routeburn Track Great Walk

Milford Track - Photo: Graham Dainty

Milford Track - Photo: Graham Dainty

Kepler Track - Photo: Keri Moyle

Kepler Track - Photo: Keri Moyle

Routeburn Track - Photo: Brett Edmonds

Routeburn Track - Photo: Brett Edmonds

Contact Details

Email: fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz

Phone: +64-3-249 7924

Te Anau Address:
Lakefront Drive, Te Anau 9640

Operating Season And Hours: Oct-April 8:00am-5:00pm daily May-Sept 8:30 am-4:30pm daily Christmas Day closed

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49 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 4.

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Rebecca Wharton

England

Ranking: 8/10

Helpful guide who helped map out some tramping for us from the divide up to the Key Summit.

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Kilian Vos

France

Ranking: 9/10

Good service, staff aware of most tracks in New Zealand's South Island.

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Antoine Vernay

France

Ranking: 9/10

DOCs guy takes care of you, spends his time to help you.

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Bartlomiej Berger

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly and helpful to find the right hiking track for us.

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Susi Clearwater

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly and helpful staff with good information.

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Bart Hanssen

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Very helpful and patient.

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Markus Johannes

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

You will be provided with everything you need to know before heading in to the Fiordland or doing a Great Walk. There are books of the tracks in the region free for reading.

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Danica Vrsaljko

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

A lot of information on the Sounds, especially Milford Sound. Good information on walks in the Fiordland area and campgrounds. Helpful staff

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Coralie Ambrosino

France

Ranking: 8/10

Really good information about the Kepler Track and the walks in the Fiordland.

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Svenja Trubenbach

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, well informed staff, gave extra information with maps, information material.

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Henrik Bours

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Extremely helpful information, very friendly (DOC in general), nice hints regarding the hikes and tracks.

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Simeon W

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very informative DOC - printing good looking tickets for great walks/huts, helpful even if it was closing time when we arrived.

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Daniel Robledo

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Very helpful, they even did our booking for us.

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