While our Visitor Centre is being upgraded you can find our rangers across the road, next to Arthur’s Pass Motel and Lodge.
Visitor centres are staffed by DOC rangers who have firsthand, in-depth local knowledge 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, Arthur’s Pass National Park, native birds include the kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, and the Great Spotted Kiwi (Roroa). Walk to a nearby waterfall or hike up an alpine peak.