DOC Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre

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.

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Visitor centres are staffed by DOC rangers who have firsthand, in-depth local knowledge about:

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•Walks and hiking - short walks, multi-day hikes, Great Walks
•Track conditions, weather, and safety
•Hut and Campsite bookings
•Heritage sites
•Marine reserves
•Conservation projects
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people

•Explore the islands of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park
•Visit historic North Head tunnels
•See native birds on Tiritiri Matangi island
•Climb the volcano Rangitoto

9:00am–5:00pm Mon-Fri
Nov-March 10:00am–4:00pm Sat-Sun
Public holidays closed


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DOC Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre, 137 Quay St, Princes Wharf, Auckland Central, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand.

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