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South IslandFiordlandTe Anau

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

Photos

Maps

Contact

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

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

Rebecca Wharton's avatar

Rebecca Wharton

England

Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2015

Kilian Vos's avatar

Kilian Vos

France

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 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.

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Antoine Vernay's avatar

Antoine Vernay

France

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2014

Bartlomiej Berger's avatar

Bartlomiej Berger

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2014

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Susi Clearwater

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly and helpful staff with good information.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2014

Bart Hanssen's avatar

Bart Hanssen

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Very helpful and patient.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2014

Avoid Camping Fines!

The only camping map where each location is approved by every regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

The Rankers Camping NZ app, is also in association with…

Markus Johannes's avatar

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.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Danica Vrsaljko's avatar

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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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

Coralie Ambrosino's avatar

Coralie Ambrosino

France

Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Svenja Trubenbach's avatar

Svenja Trubenbach

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Award-2-24px Congratulations Fiordland National Park - DOC Visitor Centre

Top Ranked Awards 2015 DOC Visitor Centres Finalist

Henrik Bours's avatar

Henrik Bours

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Simeon W's avatar

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.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Daniel Robledo's avatar

Daniel Robledo

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Very helpful, they even did our booking for us.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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

Rebecca Wharton's avatar

Rebecca Wharton

England

Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2015

Kilian Vos's avatar

Kilian Vos

France

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 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

Antoine Vernay's avatar

Antoine Vernay

France

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2014

Bartlomiej Berger's avatar

Bartlomiej Berger

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 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

Susi Clearwater's avatar

Susi Clearwater

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly and helpful staff with good information.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2014

Bart Hanssen's avatar

Bart Hanssen

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Very helpful and patient.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2014

Avoid Camping Fines!

The only camping map where each location is approved by every regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

The Rankers Camping NZ app, is also in association with…

Markus Johannes's avatar

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.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Danica Vrsaljko's avatar

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

Reviewed over 3 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

Coralie Ambrosino's avatar

Coralie Ambrosino

France

Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Svenja Trubenbach's avatar

Svenja Trubenbach

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Award-2-24px Congratulations Fiordland National Park - DOC Visitor Centre

Top Ranked Awards 2015 DOC Visitor Centres Finalist

Henrik Bours's avatar

Henrik Bours

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Simeon W's avatar

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.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2014

Daniel Robledo's avatar

Daniel Robledo

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Very helpful, they even did our booking for us.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014