Rakiura 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 Rakiura 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

• Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara bird sanctuary
• Rakiura Track Great Walk

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Contact

Email: stewartisland@doc.govt.nz

Phone: +64-3-2190009

Bluff Address:
15 Main Road, Oban, Stewart Island

Operating Season And Hours: Dec-March: 8:00am-5:00pm daily April-Nov 8:30am-4.30pm Mon-Fri May-Oct 10:00am-2:00pm Sat-Sun Nov & April 9:00am–4:00pm Sat-Sun Christmas Day closed

3 reviews with the most recent first

Julia Seiffert's avatar

Julia Seiffert

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very helpful, good information.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 74 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

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Sara Williams's avatar

Sara Williams

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Staff were very helpful on Christmas Eve for my walk. I arrived ill and they were able to adjust my walk.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Evyatar Karni's avatar

Evyatar Karni

Ranking: 6/10

Not very helpful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2013

3 reviews with the most recent first

Julia Seiffert's avatar

Julia Seiffert

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very helpful, good information.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2014

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 74 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

Get the Pass

Sara Williams's avatar

Sara Williams

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Staff were very helpful on Christmas Eve for my walk. I arrived ill and they were able to adjust my walk.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 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

Evyatar Karni's avatar

Evyatar Karni

Ranking: 6/10

Not very helpful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2013