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. Kapiti Island Nature Reserve and Matiu/Somes Island.