DOC Ōtautahi / Christchurch 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, 11 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.


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
•Marine reserves
•Conservation projects
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people

Winter hours:
9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

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Physical address

DOC Ōtautahi / Christchurch Visitor Centre, Christchurch, 31 Nga Mahi Road, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8:30am - 4:45pm daily Closed Christmas Day

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